Message ticker WordPress plugin. Do you need to announce something and want to post some message to your users? How will you do that? It’s a nice idea to show your announcement and messages with a scroller effect, right? This plugin will display the announcement and message with a simple scroller or ticker effect. It gradually reveals each message into view from left to right. We can add more messages in the row, this will display one by one with a horizontal scroller.
Message ticker plugin features
- Easy to customize. Thus, no coding required.
- Support all web browsers. also, mobile screens.
- Multi language option.
Plugin live demo available in this page. You may also be interested in news announcement scroll WordPress plugin.
Message ticker installation instruction
First, download the plugin ZIP file message-ticker.zip from the download location.
Activate the plugin using the dashboard upload option.
Sign in to your WordPress dashboard. Navigate to the Plugins menu. And click Add New menu to upload the downloaded ZIP file (message-ticker.zip). Select the Upload Plugin button. Upload the available ZIP file and click Install Now button. Finally, click Activate plugin button to activate the plugin. Next, Go to the plugin admin page to change the default settings.
Install the plugin with the search option
Sign in to your WordPress dashboard and go to the Plugins menu and click Add New. Search Message ticker plugin using the search option. This will search the plugin in the WordPress repository. This action required an active internet connection. Find the plugin in the search result and click Install Now button, so that the plugin will be installed automatically on the website directly from the WP repository. Finally, click activate plugin button to activate the plugin.
Message ticker plugin configuration
This is the easiest way, First, go to the Appearance menu and click Widgets. Then, click the ‘Plus’ icon on the page to bring up the widget block menu. Finally, search the widget Message ticker and drag and drop to your widget section. Otherwise, you can double-click to add the widget.
Copy and paste the below PHP code to your desired template location (in PHP file) to show the plugin on the theme. It allows you to embed the shortcode anywhere you want in the file. of course, you have to activate the plugin.
<?php echo do_shortcode( '[message-ticker group="group1" width="300" height="150"]' ); ?>
Shortcodes are the simple way to add plugins into your WordPress posts, pages, and sidebars. Find the code below. and use it inside the posts.
[message-ticker group="group1" width="300" height="150"]
Message ticker admin page
In your WordPress administrator section go to the Settings menu and select the Message ticker menu to configure this plugin.
Frequently asked questions
Q1. How do add the messages to this plugin via admin?
Sign in to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to the Settings menu in the dashboard. then, click the Message ticker menu to add/edit/delete the content of this plugin.
Q2. How to change the scroll speed of the ticker?
Click the Setting Management button in the admin. Here you have the option to change the setting. For shortcode, a similar option is available in the code itself.
Q3. How to display announcements in the front end?
Refer to the above configuration section to find methods.
Q4. How to add the style to this ticker message?
In the add/edit admin page, we have a text area to add the HTML content. Thus, no separate CSS file style.
For example :
<div style="background-color:#FF0">Sample text</div>
Q5. jQuery script is added in this plugin package?
Plugin official page