get currency code and currency rate in Magento

Get base currency code, default currency code, current currency code, all allowed currency code and current currency rate in Magento.

Base currency : This currency is the currency that is used for online transaction from your site.

Default currency : This currency is the currency used to display pricing in your website.

Current currency : This currency is the currency currently chosen by the user for displaying price in the website.


Here is code...
Get Base Currency Code

Mage::app()->getStore()->getBaseCurrencyCode();

Get Default Currency Code

Mage::app()->getStore()->getDefaultCurrencyCode();

Get Current Currency Code

Mage::app()->getStore()->getCurrentCurrencyCode();


Get current currency rates...

$availableCurrencyCodes = Mage::app()->getStore()->getAvailableCurrencyCodes();
print_r($availableCurrencyCodes);


For example : Current exchange rate is 1 USD = 0.64 POUND. Then, current currency rate will be 0.64.

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