Last update: 01/03/22

There are hundreds of things we can do to make our websites more visually appealing, adding the News Ticker Plugin for WordPress may offer you one more unique feature to your website.

News Ticker Plugin for WordPress

1/3/2022Ditty News Ticker has now become Ditty! This major upgrade includes a complete rebuild of the Ditty News Ticker package.

Due to the size of the upgrade we opted to create a new Ditty post type that you can start using right away. Ditty offers you more control over the display and look of your content, along with many highly requested features.

Don't worry, all of your existing News Tickers will still work! Although, we do urge you to start upgrading and updating your tickers to the new Ditty post type. Ditty News Ticker is now relegated to legacy code and there will be very limited updates from this point on.

Most development time will now be assigned to Ditty along with existing and new Ditty extensions. Legacy News Tickers can be enabled on the Advanced tab of the Ditty > Settings page.

Adding a scrolling news ticker can give you one a little more action to your website, but there are several things you can do with a news ticker. With a news ticker you can;

  1. Feature Headlines
  2. Scroll Special Offers
  3. Company/Industry Updates
  4. Breaking News
  5. Link to Featured Posts

These are only a few of the things you can do with a news ticker, but there are many more.

Having a news ticker that also allows you to link to a post/page is even better, and that is what the Ditty Timed News Ticker can offer.

Ditty News Ticker Plugin for WordPress is a multi-functional data display plugin. Easily add custom news tickers to your site either through shortcodes, direct functions, or in a custom Ditty News Ticker Widget.

There are 3 default ticker modes with the Ditty News Ticker.

  • Scroll Mode - Scroll the ticker data left, right, up or down
  • Rotate Mode - Rotate through the ticker data
  • List Mode - Display your ticker data in a list
Ditty News Ticker Scroll Mode Settings
It is as simple as installing the plugin, creating your news ticker and copying and pasting the short code into a widget or directly onto your page or post!

Happy tickering!

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