Put the complete plug-in folder into your WordPress plug-in directory (if this doesnŐt make sense it probably isnŐt something you should be trying) and activate it.
Define the text of your notices using the Notices form at Tools » Notices. Note that HTML is allowed in the text but be careful to avoid the " (double quote) character, use ' (single quote) instead. Each notice has these attributes:
Notice text (the notice itself).
The number of days the notice will be valid for.
Once created, a checkbox indicating if the notice is active.
The date is the date the notice is valid from and is the date the notice was created (or last updated).
Use the Notices widget (Appearance » Widgets) to show a sidebar widget that scrolls the chosen number of the most recent notices. The widget has just two options - the first (repeated from the main Settings » Notices page) the number of notices to show, and the second, a title for the widget.
Use this <?php put_ticker( [true | false] ); ?> in your themeŐs template files. Where true or false determines if the ticker should be hidden when there are no notices to scroll.
For example, <?php put_ticker(false); ?> only shows the ticker when there are notices to scroll, whereas <?php put_ticker(true); ?> always shows the ticker - even an empty one.
There is a small CSS document (notice.css) in the plug-in folder to help style your notices ticker. The three styles defined are:
.ticker - style for the text used in the notices.
.ticker img - style for images (use <img src=... /> in the notice text) in the notices. The example lines images up with the bottom of the notice text.
.ticker-div - style for the ticker container.
Requires: 2.5 or higher Compatible up to: 3.4.2 Last Updated: 2012-9-30 Downloads: 11,369