Free News Feeds

Stock Ticker Style Feed Setup

Stock ticker style scroller with some neat features. Great for running along the top of your website.

View Example 1 | View Example 2

STEP 1: Copy and Paste

Simply copy and paste the following into your HTML page where you would like the news ticker to appear:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://www.insurancejournal.com/newsfeed/ticker.php"> </script>

Or if you would like to customize the look, copy and paste the following into your HTML page:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://www.insurancejournal.com/newsfeed/ticker.php?regions=national,west,east &width=100%&font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif&linkcolor=ff0000 &padding=5&fontsize=13&fontweight=1& &regfontweight=2&regcolor=333333&bgcolor=e7e7e7&bdr=1& bdrcolor=808080&delay=65&scrollamount=2&newwin=1"></script>

Note: After pasting the code into your HTML document, please make sure that all code is on a single line, with no spaces between the characters.

STEP 2: Customize it (optional)

The following describes optional settings you can use to match the look and feel of your own website.

Attribute Description
width Width of ticker (in percent or pixels) (example: width=50%)
padding Amount padding above and below ticker text (in pixels)
delay Scroller speed delay (higher number = longer delay). Default value is 65.
scrollamount Number of pixels to move between each delay (default value is 2).
bgcolor Background color of the ticker
bdr Sets optional border around the ticker. If set to 1 then ticker will have a border of bdrcolor
bdrcolor Border color example: bdrcolor=0000CC
font Set the font face (single value only) example: font=verdana
fontsize Font size (in pixels)
fontweight
Set the font weight
1 normal
2 bold
example: fontweight=2 will set text font to bold
regcolor Font color of the region names
linkcolor Color of article links
newwin If set to 1 then articles will open in a new window
regions
A comma separated list (no spaces) of regions to include in the order you would like them to display. Allowed values for the regions are national, international, west, southcentral, southeast, east, midwest
example: regions=national,west,east will display only National and West and East News stories, National will be displayed first, East will be displayed last.

Comments / Suggestions

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