The ticker can also show RSS feeds, comments and excerpts with links to the post.
Starting from ver.2.0 the ticker can also be used as a featured posts image gallery.
Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
Here are some key features of "News-Ticker":
· Most Popular Posts over the last x days (via Wordpress.com Stats Plugin)
· Most Commented Posts
· Recent Posts
· Recent Comments
· Specific Posts
· Number of Posts to display
· Default RSS feed, Comments RSS or even an RSS feed from another site, like Twitter or favorite news site.
· Category Filter
· Ticker Length in characters
· Ticker Speed
· Ticker Timeout (time between the transition)
· Ticker Animation : Fade, Slide Up, Slide Down, Left, Right or Expand
· Ticker content : Image, Date, Excerpt
· WordPress 2.0 or higher
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· jQuery Cycle update
· Featured Image support
· Container resize ability based on ticker and content height
· Bugfix: stopped scrolling after one item