Compatible With: Community 2.1

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
04 July, 2017
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Personalization & Experience Management
Supported Browsers:
Chrome Linux: 42, 43, 44 Mac: 39, 44 Windows: 39, 40, 42, 43, 44 Firefox Linux: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Mac: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Windows: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Safari Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 IE Windows: 10, 11, 8, 9
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News ticker adds to your store moving text in a thin scoreboard-style display. 

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News Ticker is an amazing module which allows you to display moving text in your store. News Ticker can be used to display important news titles as well as any updates or information regarding offers & discounts. The admin can create various news items and then add news to the groups. The news ticker scrolling speed can be customized. You can even change the direction of the news ticker. The module has a lot of customization options. Group information such as - group title, group code, and group name can be added which helps in managing the news ticker.

Use Case of News Ticker - The news ticker plays an important role in spreading valuable information to the users. It constantly scrolls the text on the page. Any critical or major information that needs to be shared immediately with the store visitors can be displayed using news ticker module.

Features of News Ticker -

  • The admin can add, edit and delete multiple news.
  • Various news group can be added, edited, and deleted.
  • Two types of animation effects are available - linear and swing.
  • There is no need to install the flash plugin to use this module.
  • News ticker direction can be set to either left or right.
  • Fade In & Fade Out speed can be customized.
  • The speed of the news ticker can be customized for the news groups.
  • Status of any news or news group can be changed to enabled or disabled.
  • Group information - group title, group code, and group name can be added.
  • News ticker supports multiple languages and translations.

News Ticker Workflow -

Setting up this module is very easy. After successfully installing this module, create different news and then add a news group. Enter the group information and do the customization for the group. There are two menus under News Ticker -

Manage News – This menu is responsible for adding news based on your need. Now, on clicking on Add News, the news form opens as per screenshot. The admin can enter the news in the text box. Here the admin can also enable the status of the news added.

Manage Group – This menu is responsible for managing news groups. Now on clicking on Add Group button, the news group form open as per screenshot. Admin can manage group details and group news from here like group title, code, speed, direction, display type, status etc. The admin can select group news and assign it to the group.

Now go to Content->Pages and select the page where you want news ticker to appear. Click the edit option and add the following code in the content section. Please note following is the sample code-

{{block class="Webkul\NewsTicker\Block\Group\Group" group_code="group1" template="Webkul_NewsTicker::group.phtml"}} after which the news ticker will flash.

Benefits of News Ticker -

Store Owner Benefits – The benefit of using news ticker is that it spreads the information quickly to the users. The admin can create different news ticker groups for various situations. Any change or update in the store policies or news related to the store. Information regarding upcoming offers or new product launch.

Customer Benefits – The web page becomes more appealing from the users' point of view. Users can get to see some important news & updates about the store and the products. The users can also pause the news ticker by moving the cursor to any news.

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    + Allow admin to add text color for each news.
    + Allow admin to manage group width and background color.


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