Those of you who visit news sites all the time have seen their news tickers. They are a great way to grab the attention of visitors and keep them exploring more stories. You can easily add a news ticker to your own WordPress site. Plugins such as Ditty News Ticker can more than handle the job.
Ditty News Ticker has 3 ticker modes for you to choose from. Scroll, Rotate, and list modes are offered. You are in control of what shows up on your website. Target for each link can be changed. You can change your ticker’s dimensions, scrolling speed, and other options from the Settings page.
Ditty News Ticker might not work for every site. But if you plan on using it, it does give you plenty of flexibility when it comes to customizing your ticker. A nice pick up for news sites.