AppVersion

This plugin will return the version of your App that you have set in packaging it. I.e. it will always match the version in the app store.
whiteoctober0.1.542
platforms: android,blackberry10,ios,windows8,wp8
$ cordova plugin add uk.co.whiteoctober.cordova.appversion

Cordova AppVersion plugin

Reads the version of your app from the target build settings.

Installation

With cordova-cli

If you are using cordova-cli, install with:

cordova plugin add https://github.com/whiteoctober/cordova-plugin-app-version.git

With plugman

With a plain plugman, you should be able to install with something like:

plugman --platform <ios|android> --project <directory> --plugin https://github.com/whiteoctober/cordova-plugin-app-version.git

Manually in iOS

TODO: Write these instructions

Manually in Android

TODO: Write these instructions

Use from Javascript

If you are using jQuery, use:

cordova.getAppVersion().then(function (version) {
    $('.version').text(version);
});

If not:

cordova.getAppVersion(function (version) {
    alert(version);
});

 Credits

Written by Robert (Jamie) Munro at White October

Code based on the following Stack Overflow posts: