CC BMI Calculator


This is basic BMI Calculator for Body Mass Index calculation.
Calculation can be done in imperial or metric units. Here is metric BMI chart and imperial BMI chart.

Body Mass Index calculator is for adults only. For kids and youths check these calculators: BMI Calculator for 5-19 age girls or
BMI Calculator for 5-19 age boys.

Calculator is very easy customizable: you can change color of background, borders and text to match your web site’s theme and change widget title, make prefered default unit (imperial or metric).
It can be placed on sidebar as widget or incorporated into post or page using shortcode.


  • Widget settings
  • Widget with default settings
  • Shortcode usage example in post
  • Widget with custom settings


  1. Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Appearance -> Widgets and add the widget to your website sidebar


Use [cc-bmi] short code if you want embed the mortgage calculator into a post instead of adding it as a widget on sidebar.

Short code parameters are:

  • title (optional) – sets calculator’s title (default – “BMI calculator”)
  • onlyunits (optional) – shows only one unit. Available options – imperial, metric or all (default – “all”)
  • units (optional) – This option is availabe if onlyunits = “all”. Sets default unit to display. Available options – imperial or metric (default – “imperial”)
  • bg_color (optional) – sets background color (default – “#f8f8f8”)
  • border_color (optional) – sets border color (default – “#ddd”)
  • text_color (optional) – sets text color (default – “#666666”)
  • header_footer_bg_color (optional) – sets header and footer background color (default – “#ddd”)
  • header_footer_text_color (optional) – sets header and footer text color (default – “#666666”)
  • button_bg_color (optional) – sets button background color (default – “#a0a0a0”)
  • button_text_color (optional) – sets button text color (default – “#ffffff”)
  • button_border_color (optional) – sets button border color (default – “#a0a0a0”)
  • dev_credit (optional) – shows developer’s credit (default – “1”)

Example of shortcode usage: [cc-bmi onlyunits=”metric”]

Use Color Picker to get hex code of color you need.

Please visit BMI plugin home page for more detailed installation and setup instructions


Can I use this widget on commercial website


Please contact us if you have further questions or suggestions.


སྤྱི་ཟླ་དང་པ། 9, 2021
Hi, any workound on how to fix the issue when they set ft to 0? like 5’0? It does not calculate. Thanks, Carl
སྤྱི་ཟླ་གཉིས་པ། 9, 2020
It is needed to change the language, but no option to change.
སྤྱི་ཟླ་དགུ་པ། 3, 2016
You don’t need me to tell you that the guy who gave one star for a free plugin because, well, he doesn’t get support is a total jerk. What you need to tell me is this: This simple plugin works as stated. And that I have used it in many of my sites without a hitch.
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Contributors & Developers

“CC BMI Calculator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fixed low level vulnerability
  • Fixed imperial BMI calculation then 0 in is entered


  • Added ability to show only metric or imperial or both units
  • Result labels are shown in capital letters now
  • Fixed some calls to depreciated php funtions
  • Fixed advanced options screen issues


  • Fixed minor bug (fixed radio buttons layout)


  • Initial release