Message ticker WordPress plugin

Do you need to announce something or want to post some message to your visitors? How will you do that? It’s a nice idea to show your announcement or message with scroller right? This plugin will display the announcement or message with simple scroller or ticker. It gradually reveals each message into view from left to right. We can add more message, this will display one by one with horizontal scroller.

Features of this plugin

  • Easy to customize.
  • Support all browsers.
  • We can add message in any language.

Plugin live demo available in this page. You may also be interested in news announcement scroll WordPress plugin.

Live Demo

Installation instruction

Method 1

  • Download the plugin from download location.
  • Unpack the *.zip file and extract the /message-ticker/ folder.
  • Drop the message-ticker folder into your ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder.
  • In WordPress administration panels, click on plugin from the menu.
  • You should see your new message ticker plugin listed under Inactive plugin tab.
  • To turn the WordPress plugin on, click activate.

Method 2

  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your WordPress admin.
  • Search message ticker plugin using search option.
  • Find the plugin and click ‘Install Now’ link.
  • Finally click activate plugin link to activate the plugin.

Method 3

  • Download the plugin from download location.
  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your WordPress admin.
  • Select upload link (top link menu).
  • Upload the available file and click install now
  • Finally click activate plugin link to activate the plugin.

Plugin configuration

Drag and Drop the Widget : Go to widget page under Appearance tab, Drag and drop message ticker widget into your side bar.

Add directly in the theme : Use the below code to add the message ticker to your theme files.

<?php mt_show_new($group = "GROUP1", $width = "300", $height = "150"); ?>

Add the message ticker in the posts or pages : Copy and paste the given short code into pages or posts.

[message-ticker group="group1" width="300" height="150"]

In the admin we have new option called Group, this is used to group the messages.

Admin page

In your WordPress administrator section go to Settings menu and select Message ticker menu to configure this plugin.

Message ticker WordPress plugin

Frequently asked questions

Q1. How to add the message to this plugin?

We have separate “Text management page” to add/update the messages.

Dashboard >> Settings >> Message ticker

Q2. How to arrange scroll speed?

1. Go to ‘message ticker’ link under setting menu.

2. Click ‘setting page’ link on message ticker page.

Q3. How to display announcement in front end?

Option 1. Go to widget menu and drag and drop the “message ticker” widget to your sidebar location.

Option 2. Copy and past the below mentioned code to your desired template location.
<?php if (function_exists (mt_show)) mt_show(); ?>

Q4. How to add the style to this ticker message?

In the text management page in the message text area we can add the HTML content.
Example : <div style=”background-color:#FF0″>Sample text</div>

Plugin official page

Download link