1. Translucent image slideshow gallery

2. Jquery Accordion Slideshow Plugin

3. RSS scroller

4. Email newsletter

5. Vertically scroll rss feed

6. Vertical marquee post title

Horizontal scrolling announcement

This horizontal scrolling announcement wordpress plug-in let’s scroll the content from one end to another end like reel, internally we used HTML marquee to do the action. This is the simple way to create scrolling text in your website.

Feature of this plugin

  • Easy to customize.
  • Easy styles override option.
  • Configurable scroll amount.
  • Option to update scroll delay.
  • Option to update the scroll direction.
  • Option to pause the scroll on mouse over.
  • Option to enter announcement display start date.
  • Option to enter expiration date for the message.

Live demo available sidebar, see the scrolling announcement. if you want to use fade in fade out effect instead of this scroll use my fade in fade out wordpress plugin.

Those who are getting problem after plugin upgrade. Please do this one time manually. Deactivate and Activate the plugin manually once. So the plugin will start the work as usual. Please post your comments if you have any problem.

Installation instruction

Method 1

  • Download the plugin horizontal-scrolling-announcement.zip from download location.
  • Unpack the *.zip file and extract the /horizontal-scrolling-announcement/ folder.
  • Drop the horizontal-scrolling-announcement folder into your wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  • In word press administration panels, click on plug-in from the menu.
  • You should see your new plug-in listed under inactive plug-in tab.
  • To turn the word presses plug-in on, click activate.

Method 2

  • Go to add new menu under plugins tab in your word-press admin.
  • Search horizontal scrolling announcement plugin using search option.
  • Find the plugin and click Install Now link.
  • Finally click activate plug-in link to activate the plug-in.

Method 3

  • Download the plugin horizontal-scrolling-announcement.zip from download location.
  • Go to add new menu under plugins tab in your word-press admin.
  • Select upload link (top link menu).
  • Upload the available horizontal-scrolling-announcement.zip file and click Install Now
  • Finally click activate plug-in link to activate the plug-in.

Plugin configuration

1. Drag and drop the widget

Go to Widgets page under Appearance menu, Drag and drop horizontal scrolling widget into your side bar. It’s very easy.

2. Short code for posts and pages

Short code from version 1.0 to 6.1 : [HORIZONTAL-SCROLLING]

Short code from version 6.2 to 7.0 : [horizontal-scrolling]

Short code from version 7.1 onwards : [horizontal-scrolling group="GROUP1"]

group : In the plugin admin, we have option to add the announcement with group name. use this attribute to display the particular group of announcement in the scroll.

scrollamount : Scroll amount, this will make the scroll faster. (Example: 2)

scrolldelay : Set the amount of delay in milliseconds. (Example: 5)

direction : Your scroll direction. (left or right)

3. Add directly in the theme using given PHP code

Plugin version 1.0 to 6.1

<?php if (function_exists (horizontal_scrolling_announcement)) horizontal_scrolling_announcement(); ?>

Plugin version 6.2 to 7.0

<?php announcement(); ?>

Plugin version 7.1 onwards

<?php newannouncement( $group = "GROUP2" ); ?>

Steps to add the plugin at top of your page under top menu

Get your header.php from your theme folder and paste the above PHP code to desired location and upload back the header.php in to server.

Steps to add the plugin at footer of your website

Get your footer.php from your theme folder and paste the above PHP code to desired location and upload back the footer.php in to server.

Frequently asked questions

Q1. How to update scrolling speed/scroll direction?

Administration ==> Settings ==> Horizontal scrolling ==> Default Setting (Button)

Please navigate to above mentioned link. In that page we have default option to change the scrolling speed. If you are using widget, scrolling speed option available in the widget form. Please check the screens.

Q2. How to update the scrolling text style?

Administration ==> Settings ==> Horizontal scrolling ==> Default Setting (Button)

Please navigate to above mentioned link. In that page we have default option to change the text style. Also we can use the HTML content with in-line CSS directly in the admin text area.

Q3. Is possible to add the link to the scrolling messages?

Yes, From version 4.0 we can add the link to the announcement. Extra text box (Target link) has been added in the form.

Q4. Is possible to add the HTML content to scroll?

Yes, we can add all HTML content in the text area. Please check below example.

Example: <span style=”color: #993300;font-weight: bold;”>Gopiplus.com wordpress plugin</span>

Q5. Is possible to add images in the scroll?

Yes, we can add images in the scroll, Please check below example.

Example : <img src=”http://www.gopiplus.com/work/wp-content/themes/GTheme/images/gopiplus-logo.png” />

Q5. What is scroll Amount/Scroll Delay?

Scroll Amount, together with Scroll Delay, sets the speed of the scrolling. A higher value for Scroll Amount makes the scroll faster.

Q6. How to translate this plugin to any language?

I have already created the translation pot file for you and its available in the languages folder.
horizontal-scrolling-announcement.po

Example: For doing Dutch translation.
Open the above mentioned file in GPL poedit software http://www.poedit.net/.
Enter your Dutch language terms in the poedit software and then save as horizontal-scrolling-announcement-nl_NL.mo and put it in the /languages directory

Q6. How to change the default message when no announcement is available?

In version 7.7. I have added new option (In setting page) to change default text when no announcement is available or all announcements are expired.

Video tutorial

http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2013/08/25/horizontal-scrolling-announcement-wordpress-plugin-video-tutorial/

Admin screenshots

http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2013/08/24/horizontal-scrolling-announcement-screenshots/

Download location

http://www.gopiplus.com/work/wordpress-plugin-download/