Horizontal scrolling announcement


Check official website gopiplus.com for live demo http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

  1. Live Demo
  2. More info
  3. Comments/Suggestion
  4. About author

This horizontal scrolling announcement wordpress plug-in lets 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

  1. Easy to customize.
  2. Easy styles override option.
  3. Configurable scroll amount.
  4. Option to update scroll delay.
  5. Option to update the scroll direction.
  6. Option to pause the scroll on mouse over.
  7. Option to enter announcement display start date.
  8. Option to enter expiration date for announcement.

Plugin configuration

  1. Add the plugin in the posts or pages using short code.
  2. Add directly in to the theme using PHP code.
  3. Drag and drop the widget to your sidebar.

Special Note

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.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How to add this plugin at footer of your website?
  2. How to add this plugin at top of your page under top menu?



  • Front End. http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

  • Admin 1. http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

  • Admin Widget. http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

  • Admin 2. http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

Preguntas frecuentes

Q1. How to update scrolling speed/scroll direction?

Q2. How to update the scrolling text style?

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

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

Q5. Is possible to add images in the scroll?

Q6. How to translate this plugin in any language?

Answer : http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/horizontal-scrolling-announcement/

Installation Instructions

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Registro de cambios


First version


Tested upto 2.8


Tested upto 3.0


Tested upto 3.2.1 and new option to add links to the scrolling text.


Tested upto 3.4


New demo link, http://www.gopiplus.com


Tested up to 3.4.2


  1. Tested up to 3.5
  2. Slight change in the short code, Please find the new short code for your slider.
  3. New PHP code to add the scroll directly in to the theme file.


Tested up to 3.6


After plugin upgrade, Please Deactivate and Activate the plugin once.

  1. Added few security features.
  2. New admin layout.
  3. Slight change in the short code, Please find the new short code for your scroll.


  1. Option to enter expiration date for the message.
  2. Support multiple instance widget.
  3. Added few security features.


  1. Default character set to UTF8, thus we can enter any languages in the admin announcement box.
  2. Tested up to 3.7


  1. Tested up to 3.7.1
  2. Now this plugin supports localization (or internationalization). i.e. option to translate into other languages.
    Plugin *.po file (horizontal-scrolling-announcement.po) available in the languages folder.


  • Tested up to 3.8


  • Tested up to 3.9


  1. Added start date option for announcement (Expiration date option already available).
  2. Added option (In setting page) to change default text when no announcement available or all announcement expired.


  • Tested up to 4.0


  1. Removed padding from marquee text.
  2. In the dashboard Announcement add/update page, new option (Select target option) added to open the link in new window.
  3. In the dashboard Default Settings page, new option (Capability) added to set users access roles. With this option Admin user can give plugin access rights to Editors/Authors.


  • Tested up to 4.1


  • Tested up to 4.2.2


  • Tested up to 4.3


  • Text Domain slug has been added for Language Packs.


  • Tested up to 4.4


  1. Tested up to 4.5
  2. Sanitization added for all input value.


  1. Tested up to 4.6


  1. Plugin default value has been updated.
  2. Minor bug fixed.


  1. Tested up to 4.7