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QR & Bar Code Reader - New Plugin from Zeroqode


We have just published a new plugin - QR & Bar Code Reader

This plugin enables smooth and seamless QR and Bar code reading functionality in your Bubble app.

For details, screenshots and demos please visit https://zeroqode.com/plugin/qr--bar-code-reader-1530097456687x249120198975291400.

If you have questions about this plugin or need any help, please reach out on Zeroqode Forum at https://forum.zeroqode.com

Levon Terteryan
Founder @ Zeroqode & Bubblewits


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I have a question on this plugin. Can I use it to create a barcode I would then be able to send in an email? Ideally it would be dynamic, meaning each person who received the email would get a unique barcode value.


this plugin is for reading qr and bar codes, but we are building a plugin to create them as well. Stay tuned for updates from us. thanks!


I am using this plugin for a while now and I’m happy it exists. However, once in a while the QR code reader reads a wrong code (which is a bit annoying as it needs to show the correct data aftwerwards). Previously the QR code encoded a text of 20 random characters and the error rate was pretty high (1 out of 5 was not correct). I downsized the text to 9 random characters, which lowers the error rate (approximately 1 out of 20 is not correct). Is there any way this can be further optimized without recuding the length of the encoded text?
I use the plugin with the live camera (not with scanning an image).
Thank you for the help!


Hello, @olivier.hendrickx2.

Thank for your support and feedback.
We’ll look into it if it’s possible to get further with more accurate scan reads.
We’ll notify asap, however no eta I could offer at the moment.
Thanks for understanding.

ZQ Team.


Thanks! That would be great. Looking forward to your update.


Hi, @olivier.hendrickx2.

We have updated the plugin with a few settings options and made some tests locally, the rate of error is low.
After tests of 20 characters scans, 1 out of 15 failed. Maybe try with another camera setup or adjust settings for the case.

The added new settings:
Success timeout - default 1000 (milliseconds)
Frame rate - can be from 1 to 25
Gray Scale - Yes/No
Flip vertical
Flip horizontal
Please upgrade the plugin, refresh page and give it another try.

Zeroqode Team.


Thanks for your update, it sure comes in handy. I’ve done some tests myself as well on the error rate. Turns out it’s mostly about the lighting in the room of the scanning device. The error rate dramatically increases when there’s not sufficient lighting. It’s kind of logical, but you can maybe add this in the description of your plugin, because it works very well with sufficient lighting.

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Hi Olivier,
thanks a lot for this finding. We will update the description as you suggested.
Thanks again!