Magento Platform
Open Source (CE)
2.1, 2.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
19 December, 2019
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Personalization & Experience Management, Product Content, Rich Media
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 Opera Linux: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Windows: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Safari Linux: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Windows: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Edge Windows: 42 IE Windows: 10, 11, 8, 9
License Type:


Display the latest news & updates, offers or important information on any CMS page with a scrolling animation effect viewable to all the online store visitors and help them get updated. 

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News Ticker extension allows the merchants to display the moving text on any CMS page of the store. The scrolling/moving text can be used to display important news or any updates or information regarding offers, promotions, discounts, store terms and conditions or anything important that must be shown to the customer. 

The admin can create various news items and assign them to newsgroups. Lots of customization options are available such as - color, text, scrolling speed, change the direction of the news ticker.  


Use Case 

The news ticker module plays an important role in spreading valuable information to customers. News Ticker module is not just limited to News. Any sort of promotion, Providing Information, Updates, Sharing Coupon Codes, etc can be done by using it. Any critical or major information that needs to be shared immediately with the store visitors can be displayed using the News ticker module. Thus no need to have a separate system to do the same. 



  • Color customization for news text and for the background. 
  • Set the news ticker width and scrolling speed. 
  • Easily add or multiple widgets on the CMS page. 
  • Each widget will work according to their group property. 
  • The user can pause and resume the scrolling animation. 
  • Create, update or remove any number of news texts. 
  • Add, edit or delete various news ticker groups. 
  • Two types of animation effects are available – linear and swing. 
  • No need to install the flash plugin to use this module. 
  • The news ticker direction can be set to either left or right. 
  • Enable or disable any news or a group from the back-end. 
  • Add group information – group title, group code, and group name 
  • Supports multiple languages and translations. 


How Does The Extension Work? 

Configuring this module is very easy. After successfully installing this module, the admin from the backend panel will find a News Ticker option which contains further two options for managing news & groups. 


Add & Manage News Items 

Add news or text based on your needs. The admin can view & manage the pre-created news from here, can delete, enable or disable the news. Also can easily add news, set the text color, its order among other news. Here the admin can also enable the status of the news added. 


Manage News Group 

Create or manage newsgroups for your convenience of adding news or for any other information into the created respective groups. The admin can view & manage the pre-created groups from here, can delete, enable or disable the groups. The admin can add a new group with information like group title, code, speed, direction, display type, status, etc. The admin can also add background color by using an inbuilt color picker tool. The admin can select multiple relevant news & can assign it to the concern group. 


Display News On CMS Pages 

After creating news & their groups, the admin needs to put them on the CMS pages which can be done by two methods:- 


News Ticker Block Code 

Here, the admin can add a news ticker group to a CMS page by selecting the desired page then under the content section of the page, the admin needs to enter the block code. 


Automatically Adding News Ticker Block Code 

Or, in order to save time & for an automatic process, the admin can simply under the content section of the CMS page choose the option to insert a widget. On the next screen select the widget type as News Ticker, & based on that the admin can select the news ticker group & by selecting it, the code gets automatically filled up in the content section, save it & get the desired news on the chosen CMS page. 



For Store Owner 

  • Inform their customers with the latest news, offers & promotions.     
  • Create different news ticker groups for various news related to various situations.   
  • Any change or update in the store policies or news related to the store.   
  • Information regarding upcoming offers or new product launch. 


For Customers 

  • The web page becomes more appealing to the customer's point of view.    
  • Keep themselves up to date by seeing some important news & updates about the store and the products.   
  • Pause the news ticker by moving the cursor to any news. 


Live Demo 

You can check live demo from here. 


Support Policy 

  • You get free 3 months of technical support included 
  • You can buy 6 or 12 months extended support agreement 
  • For issues, please create a ticket or send email to 
  • Free lifetime updates of the module 

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 2.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    -------------------------------- Version 3.0.0 --------------------------------------
    + News will be visible on the home page as well
    + Translation issue fixed
    - Bugs Removed.

    -------------------------------- Version 2.2.0 --------------------------------------
    + Compatible for Magento 2.2.x
    + All News will be visible now
    + phpcs warnings removed

    -------------------------------- Version 2.1.0 --------------------------------------
    + Compatible for Magento 2.3.x

    -------------------------------- Version 2.0.2 --------------------------------------

    + Admin can add a widget of news ticker.
    + Admin can add more than one widget of news ticker and each widget work according to
    their group property.
    + Compatible with Magento 2.2.x


  • Compatible with Open Source (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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