For magazine websites Latest news or flashing news is a must. The scrolling text will get a fast attention of a user. Another advantage of news tickers is it consumes very less space. The marquee tag is almost depricated so Use a Jquery plugin is a better option.
It can get the content from an unordered list, RSS feed or an HTML file and show it in a simple and greate interface (the interface can be totally customized). This plugin had been tested as working with: IE6+, FF 3.6+, Chrome, Safari, Safari Mobile and Opera.
There are prev-next and play-pause controls for quickly navigating through the items and few settings exist like:
- speed of the effects
- effect type (reveal or fade)
- direction (left-to-right or right-to-left)
- display duration of each item
- and more..