1. Tiny carousel horizontal slider

2. Email subscribers

3. Popup contact form

4. Tabs widget popular posts and latest posts

5. Easy image slideshow

6. Vertical marquee post title

Fade in fade out xml rss feed

Now a day’s everyone use fade in fade out text in some portion of the website to attract the user. So i have created new plug-in to do this. This plug-in directly retrieve title from RSS feed and create the fade in fade out effect in the word press website.

By default, the script fades from black-to-white upon enter, and white-to-black upon exit.

Do you want to create the fade in fade out effect for your own content? Then use WP fade in text news plugin. To fade in fade out RSS feed use this Fade in fade out xml rss feed

Features of this plugin

  • Free.
  • Easy to customize.
  • Support all browser.
  • Read title from RSS feed.
  • Short code available for pages and posts.

Installation instruction and configuration

Option 1

  • Download the plugin fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed.zip from download location.
  • Unpack the *.zip file and extract the /fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed/ folder.
  • Drop the ‘fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed’ folder into your ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder.
  • In word press administration panels, click on plug-in from the menu.
  • You should see your new ‘Fade in fade out xml rss feed’ plug-in listed under Inactive plug-in tab.
  • To turn the word presses plug-in on, click activate.

Option 2

  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your word-press admin.
  • Search ‘Fade in fade out xml rss feed’ plugin using search option.
  • Find the plugin and click ‘Install Now’ link.
  • Finally click activate plug-in link to activate the plug-in.

Option 3

  • Download the plugin fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed.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 fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed.zip file and click install now
  • Finally click activate plug-in link to activate the plug-in.

Plugin Style: One good thing is that the plugin comes with separate CSS file. Both the messages division (div) and hyperlink (a) tag comes with a CSS rule. So, we are required to just define and style it in the given CSS file. If you know basic CSS, then it will be easy for you style it the way you like.

Plugin configuration

Drag and Drop the Widget : Go to widget page under Appearance tab, Drag and drop ‘Fade in xml rss feed’ widget into your side bar. its very easy.

Add the gallery in the Posts or Pages : Copy and paste the given short code into pages or posts.

Short code for the version 1.0 to version 4.0


Short code for the version 5.0 onwards

[fadein-fadeout-rss feed="link1"]

Add directly in the theme : Use this code, <?php if (function_exists (FIFOXMLRSSFEED)) FIFOXMLRSSFEED(); ?> to add this plugin to your Theme files.


Only website admin and the user have the administrator privilege can see and change the gallery setting and can add, update, delete the plugin images in the website administration area.

Dashboard → Settings → Fade in xml rss feed

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How to arrange the plugin fade-in setting?

To update the plugin settings go to ‘Fade in xml rss feed’ menu under admin setting tab.

Administration → Settings → Fade in xml rss feed.

Q2. Is possible to add more short code in the same page or posts?

No, We can use short code only once in per pages/posts.

Q3. I cant find the short code?

See the first comment in this post.

Download location



  1. Dear all,
    the plugin is great and it works properly. I use it to display result of a search query done with PubMed and getting their XML RSS link for it. It is ok for a while, but when the RSS feeds become updated (new publications are available), the plugin is no more able to display the results of the search.
    Any idea? Please, could you help me?

  2. 2 questions please:

    1. is it possible to add a date stamp to rss feed
    2. how do I change font colour and replace underline with change in colour


  3. it’s all working fine till recently, when i updated the wordpress to 3.2.1 my twitter box and some other blocks are missing, is there anything with with 3.2.1? or any updated version of the plugin?

  4. Thanks for contributing the plugins … I’m trying to set a fixed height for the widget to avoid it “jumping” when the title wraps beyond one line … I’ve tried setting height to 100px for #FIFOXMLRSSFEED_CSS_WIDGET in custom.css, but this doesn’t work. I also tried adding !important, but that didn’t help. Any ideas for how I might get this to work?

  5. Disregard my question … I’m using a caching plugin and it appears I was viewing a cached version of the page. The height modification is working now.

  6. Hi, is it possible to update the plugin so that the user can set the maximum number of RSS items to display?

    E.g. I set the fade time and also say I only want the 5 most recent posts from the feed to be shown.

  7. Hi there and thank you for your plugin. I installed in today and entered the RSS feed urls (three) and get the following message in place of each feed where this Widget would show up on the website:

    failed to open stream: no suitable wrapper could be found in /homepages/19/d302355531/htdocs/pakmma/wp-content/plugins/fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed/fade-in-fade-out-xml-rss-feed.php on line 52

    Can you please explain what I need to do so the feeds appear?

  8. Running 3.3.1 and the fades are not timed smoothly at all, no matter what I do it stays the same, first one fades in, then pops to the next headline for a split second, then blank for 2-3 seconds. Any advice would be appreciated.

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