28 August 2011

How: to Add QR Code in Websites

How to Add QR Code in Websites
Learn the Easy Way to Implement QR Code in Blogs/Websites. A quick guide for adding QR Code Script in your Websites(WordPress/Blogger/WapSites/Forum/Joomla/other CMS). As i visit on some websites I noticed something that it has a matrix barcode and it displays QR code. I dont know about this thing until i made on research about this script and i want to implement here. So now i have to share it for you :)

What is QR Code?

QR Code - Quick Response(QR) is a Two-Dimensional Matrix Barcode Arranged in Square Pattern Colored Black and White design for Smartphones. The data is encoded in the square pattern consists of text, a Link or other information.

QR Code is created by Toyota.

By these information, we all know that most users updates its user capabilities and interaction in using smartphones. Thus, QR code is important here. 

QR Code Data capacity(source QR CODE - Wikipedia)
The amount of data that can be stored in the QR code depends on the character set, version and error correction level. The maximum values for version 40 with error correction capacity level L
Numeric only Max. 7,089 characters
Alphanumeric Max. 4,296 characters
Binary (8 bits) Max. 2,953 bytes
Kanji/Kana Max. 1,817 characters

QR Code Uses
The following Mobile that can scanned QR codes
  • Google's Mobile Android OS
  • Nokia's Symbian OS
  • BlackBerry Devices
  • Window7 SmartPhones

How to Implement it?
By using Google's Chart API you can make it in a matter of minutes. With just one step you can add QR Code!

<img src="http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chl=http://mabzicle.blogspot.com" alt="MabZTech" />

Change the Blue Text into your desired sizes(for my blog i used 200x200)
Change the Pink Text into your desired link.

Sample Output QR Code

Put the Image Tag wherever you want it to display :)

It is FREE to Use?
Yes, it is Free to Use! QR code is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Incorporated.

If you want to explore more about QR Code then visit this site 

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