This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Page Announcements

Description

A simple plugin for your WordPress blog that enables you to display announcements on your blog posts and pages.

All you have to do is install and activate the plugin, and place the shortcode [page_annoucements] on any post or page
within your blog.

Each announcement is placed in a DIV container with a CSS class name of PageAnnouncement and has individual IDs
(PageAnnouncement1, PageAnnouncement2 and PageAnnouncement3). The separate DIVs are contained in a parent
DIV (PageAnnouncementContainer).

You can either edit your theme’s CSS file or you can place CSS code in your theme’s header file. The flexibility of
this means that you can incorporate any type of effects using CSS.

The announcement messages are all managed from within the WordPress admin section.

Screenshots

  • The Page Announcements admin section
  • The Page Announcements admin section

Installation

  1. Upload the page-announcements directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the Page Announcements Admin section (under the Settings menu) and enter your announcement messages
  4. Use the shortcode [page_announcements] in any of your posts or pages

FAQ

Where Can I Use The Page Announcements?

You can use it in any post or page. Simply insert the shortcode [page_announcements].

How Can I Change The Styling Of The Announcements?

Each announcement is placed in a DIV container with a CSS class name of PageAnnouncement. You can either edit your theme’s
CSS file or you can place CSS code in your theme’s header file.

The slide transitions are defined in a file called loader.js which is located in the plugin directory.

Can I Use This In My Header/Footer/Sidebar?

This plugin can only be used in a post or page.

Contributors & Developers

“Page Announcements” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

Version 1.1

  • Maintenance release
  • Now uses jQuery API distributed with WordPress
  • Now uses the Cycle jQuery plugin from malsup.com for slide transitions

Version 1.0

  • First release.