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Simple Headline Rotator

Description

This plugin takes the 5 latest posts from the FrontPage category and rotates their titles and excerpts using a JQuery scroller. Based on Scroll Up Headline Reader by Karl Swedberg.

User options allow setting custom width and height. Timing and direction of the scroll cannot currently be set by the user.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

e.g.

  1. Upload /head_rot to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php headline_rotator() ?> in your templates

FAQ

Will there be later releases?

I currently plan to release a second version that will address some of the more immediate needs.

When?

Can’t help you out there. But it will happen. Eventually.

Contributors & Developers

“Simple Headline Rotator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors