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The FRED widget ( was created to allow you to show the six of the most popular economic data series from
the FRED database in the sidebar of your blog. The widget includes the FRED logo, a link to the webpage for each series, the latest value for each series, and a
small trend line chart for each series. View our Terms of Use at


  • Shows what the widget will look like in your sidebar


  1. Upload fred-at-a-glance.php to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add the ‘FRED At a Glance’ widget to your sidebar through the ‘Widgets’ section of the ‘Appearence’ menu


Can I pick which data series show in the widget?

Not at this time, but this feature may be available in a later release.


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Contributors & Developers

“FRED At a Glance” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • initial release