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A horizontal, text-based display dedicated to presenting headlines on a site.

Project Description

News Ticker

Life, the Universe, and Everything

A horizontal, text-based display dedicated to presenting headlines on a site.


  • jQuery-based, lightweight and easy to use
  • Configurable via configlet
  • Users have full control on what items to display by using collections

Mostly Harmless

Got an idea? Found a bug? Let us know by opening a support ticket.

Don’t Panic


To enable this product in a buildout-based installation:

  1. Edit your buildout.cfg and add collective.newsticker to the list of eggs to install:
eggs =

After updating the configuration you need to run ‘’bin/buildout’‘, which will take care of updating your system.

Go to the ‘Site Setup’ page in a Plone site and click on the ‘Add-ons’ link.

Check the box next to ‘’News Ticker’’ and click the ‘Activate’ button.


  • Open ‘News Ticker’ configlet on Plone’s ‘Site Setup’.
  • Select the collection containing the items you want to display.

That’s it! You will see the items included in the collection on a site-wide news ticker.

You can click on any item to open it.


The configlet.

The News Ticker in action.


  • Héctor Velarde
  • Danilo G. Botelho
  • Thiago Tamosauskas
  • Joaquín Rosales
  • Gustavo Lepri
  • Rhodri George (jQuery News Ticker)
  • INCORS (icon)

Development sponsored by Open Multimedia.


2.1b1 (2017-03-21)

  • Remove needless default factory for titleText field. [hvelarde]
  • Add new field to configlet to control whether or not the ticker will be shown. [hvelarde]

2.0b1 (2017-03-06)


This version is not compatible with previous ones. If you want to upgrade, uninstall the previous version before installing this one.

  • Make package compatible with Plone 5. [rodfersou, agnogueira]
  • Add support to control animation type. [hvelarde]
  • Register CSS on resource registry. [hvelarde]
  • Update Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish translations. [hvelarde]
  • Make control panel configlet accesible to Site Administrator role. [hvelarde]
  • Allow limiting collection results (closes #6). [hvelarde]
  • Remove dependency on five.grok. [hvelarde]
  • Drop support for Python 2.6 and Plone 4.1; Remove dependency on unittest2. [hvelarde]
  • Miscelaneous fixes. [lepri]

1.0rc1 (2012-04-24)

  • Initial release.
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