This post explains you how to add Scrolling text ( also called as marquee ) to your blog sidebars,blog posts,etc.
Another way to attract the visitors is adding some decoration to the site like scrolling text,etc.But,don't decorate it too much,particularly if your site contains too much text as it irritates and spoils the concentration of the reader.You can add scroll bars to tell your visitors what will be your next updates,popular posts,advertisements,etc.
So,how to add the scrolling text in your blog,let me explain it:
Adding simple scrolling text:
Here is the code to add a simple scrolling text from right to left side
The output will be like:
If you want some more attraction,then try these,
Add a background color to the text:
You can choose your background colour by replacing the hexadecimal code(#99ccff).
Click here to see the codes of the different colors.
Here are some mode attributes to learn:
The above attributes tells the text which direction to scroll.
Use the code below:
Here are some examples:
To scroll in the 'right' direction:
To scroll in the 'up' direction:
Down: ( I changed the hexa decimal codes for different colours )
few more attributes:
You can add this attribute to alternate the text
Here is the code to do this:
You can also set the speed of the text with this simple attribute:
The lower the scrollamount value, the less the speed it moves,
the html code for this:
example 7:(for scrollamout =2)
Example 8:(for scrollamount=5)
Pausing the text when mouse is over the text:
It is very useful when the reader wants to read the text,and the scrollamount is big, so that he will put the mouse over the text to pause the text and read the matter:
Here is the code to do this
(place the mouse over the text to test it)
Changing the text colour:
Here is the code to change the text colour:(Add it before and after the marquee tags)
So, the code looks like this
You can also add the hyperlinks in text.
Here is the sample code:
The output will look like this:
That's it!Now you can add this to your blogger sidebar,in the blog post,where ever you want.
If you have any doubts, ask your questions via your comments.