Continuous RSS scrolling Joomla module will create the vertical scrolling text gallery in your Joomla website, In the administrator section, we have the option to enter the RSS feed link. This will scroll the RSS feed title like reel. The title will scroll one by one gradually in the selected position. Using this module we can show any RSS feed on our website. No coding knowledge is required to configure this module.
After you installed this module you have the option to enter the RSS feed in the module parameters.
What is RSS? RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs, and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it.
Features of this module
- Easy installation.
- Can add any rss feed.
- Easy scroller setting.
- Supports all major browsers .
Module Live demo available in this page. Do you want to use the same scroll for the article title instead of this RSS feed? use my vertical scroll recent article Joomla module.
Installation and configuration
1. Download continuous RSS scrolling module Joomla module from the download location. Select the correct ZIP file depends on your Joomla version.
2. Login into the administrator section of your Joomla site.
3. In the menu, Go to System, Install and then click the Extensions menu.
4. Click Browse and select the module you downloaded, then click Upload & Install button.
5. When your Joomla module has been uploaded and installed successfully, you will see a confirmation message.
Admin section for Joomla 3.6
Admin section for Joomla 4.2
Creating a new module instance
In your Joomla admin go to the Site Modules section (System, Manage in your admin menu). You should see the module continuous RSS scrolling listed among the others. Simply click on the module name to open the module editor.
If you cannot find an instance of your new module, click the new button. The new continuous RSS scrolling module should be listed among the types available, select continuous RSS scrolling which will create a new instance.
In your Joomla administrator section go to Manage, Site Modules, and select continuous rss scrolling module from the list then click Module tab to add/update default configuration.
Title: It is essential to set a title for the module.
Position: The position on the page where the module will be displayed.
Status: The module needs to be published in order for it to display.
Module Assignment: Assign the module to all pages.
Height: Each scroller height in the scroll. (For example 40)
Display count: Display the number of records at the same time in the scroll. (For example 5)
Title length: Enter max character for each feed title. (For example 200)
Feed URL: Enter the feed URL. (For example http://www.gopiplus.com/extensions/feed)
Frequently asked questions
Q1. Can I add more than one RSS feed at the same time?
No, we can add only one RSS URL at a time. But, we can add two instances of the module.
Q2. Why my news content is out of range?
This is the continuous scroll, so we need to maintain the same height for the content, for that you need to update the admin property “Each scroller height in scroll”.
Q3. Can I change the scroll manner from vertical to horizontal?
No, at present this option is not available. However, we have a plan to add in future releases.
Q4. What is “Display number of record at the same time in scroll”?
This property is to set the number of records to display (in front end) at the same time.
Q5. What is “Enter max character for each feed title”?
This is to retrieve the number of characters for each RSS title.
Q6. Why my news content overlap each other?
This is the continuous scroll. Thus, we need to maintain the same height for the content, for that you need to update the admin property “Each scroller height in scroll”.