News Tickers – Not Just for News

A news ticker can be used for any kind of attention-grabbing headlines.  Just in a few moments these are uses I came up with (remember, headlines in the ticker are clickable!):

  • Ecommerce site – Displaying new or sale item.
  • Blog – Display newest posts
  • Events – Display upcoming events
  • Fundraising – Display current status and ways to donate
  • Restaurant – Display today’s specials
  • Recreation – Display current weather conditions

Tickers can also display data from other sites – if there is an RSS feed, it can be included in a ticker easily.

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Diane Ensey

Programming Diva and CEO at Beyond Paper
For more than 10 years I've been making websites work for clients world-wide using WordPress, Google Maps, forms and custom applications. You can see my work portfolio and case studies at Beyond Paper.
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