News announcement scroll WordPress plugin

News announcement scroll WordPress plugin create a vertical scroll news widget for your WordPress website, This is same as announcement and vertical scroll news WordPress plugin. announcement and vertical scroll news WordPress plugin disappeared suddenly from WordPress directory, so i have created the same plugin with different name. This is very easy to use, no coding knowledge required to customize this plugin. after activated the plugin, drag and drop the widget into the sidebar.

Features of this plugin

  • Easy installation.
  • Widgets, so you can add pretty much anything.
  • Easy style-override system.
  • Expiration date setup.
  • You can arrange the scrolling news order.
  • Also you can customize the scroll direction.
  • If you want, you can hide the news temporarily.
  • Short code available for pages and posts.

If any problems occur after plugin upgrade from version 1 to version 2 just deactivate the plugin and activate it again. Go to widget menu and drag and drop the plugin widget into your sidebar.

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

Live demo

To configure

  • Go to News Announcement link under setting menu to add/edit/delete the announcement.
  • Go to widget link under appearance menu, Drag & drop news announcement widget to your desired location in the active sidebar.
  • Go to news announcement link under setting menu and click setting page link here you can customize all the announcement front end styles.

Installation Instruction

Method 1

  • Download the plugin from download location.
  • Unpack the file
  • Extract the /news-announcement-scroll/ folder.
  • Drop the news-announcement-scroll folder into your ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder.
  • In word press administration panels, click on plugin from the menu.
  • You should see your new news announcement scroll plugin listed.
  • To turn the WordPress plugin on, click activate.

Method 2

  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your word-press admin.
  • Search news announcement scroll 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.

Admin page

In your WordPress administrator section go to Settings menu and select News announcement scroll menu to configure this plugin.

Plugin configuration

Drag and drop the widget: Go to widget page under appearance tab, drag and drop News announcement scroll widget into your side bar. It’s very easy.

Add directly in the theme: Use this code to add the plugin to your theme files.

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

[news-announcement type="widget"]

Frequently asked questions

Q0. How to enter/update the announcement?

Administration ==> Settings ==> News announcement scroll ==> Text management.

Q1. Can i display more news at same time?

Yes, you can add n number of news, it will display one by one at front end (vertical scrolling).

Q2. Can I change the scroll manner from vertical to horizontal?

No, Only vertical scroll.

Q3. Can i arrange the news scroll order?

Yes, you can order, use display order field to arrange the news scroll order.

Q4. Can i hide the any news temporary?

Yes, change the display order status to OFF.

Q5. Can i change the Slide Direction?

Yes, 0=down-up and 1=up-down.

Q6. Can I display announcement in random order?

Yes, Option available.

Q7. Can i customize the all other appearance style?

Administration → Settings → News announcement scroll → Click gallery setting button.

Q8. Why my news content out of range?

In front end widget area, if you see any news content out of area or invisible, it because of height and width of the widget, so you should arrange width and height of the widget in widget configuration area to good look. In default I have fixed width: 180px and height: 100px.

Q9. Is possible to add this scrolling in to pages or posts?

Yes, we have short option to add the scrolling into posts and pages.

Q10. How to add different set of scroll in the same page?

No, Different set of scroll in the same page/post is not possible. but we can add different set of announcement in different page is possible. below example type is used to group the announcement. this option available in the admin text management page.


Short code from version 2.0 to 5.0



Short code from version 6.0 onwards

[news-announcement type="widget"]

Plugin official page

Download link

Video tutorial