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:
Example 1:


code to simple scrolling text


If you want some more attraction,then try these,

Add a background color to the text,

Example 2:


code to simple scrolling 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:




direction="left"

direction="right"

direction="up"

direction="down"



The above attributes tells the text which direction to scroll.
Use the code below:


Here is are some examples:
To scroll in the 'right' direction:
Example 3:


code to simple scrolling text



Example 4:
To scroll in the 'up' direction:


code to simple scrolling text



Example 5:
Downwards:(I changed the hexa decimal codes for different colours)


code to simple scrolling text


few more attributes:
You can add this attribute to alternate the text

Here is the code to do this:

Example 6:




code to simple scrolling text


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)


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Example 8:(for scrollamount=5)


code to simple scrolling text


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,sothat he will put the mouse over the text to pause the text and read the matter:
Here is the code to do this

Example 9:


code to simple scrolling text


(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 the marquee tag)

So, the code looks like this

Example 10:





code to simple scrolling text



Here is the important one and most useful one, adding hyperlinks in the scrolling text.
Hyperlink means a link when clicked go to another location(site).
Let's see how to add hyperlinks to the scrolling text:

Adding hyperlinks(open in the same window):
Here is the sample code:

NOTE:Replace the Link#1,Link#2,Link#3 with the text and url#1,url#2 and url#3 with the target url addresses.
Here is an example:

The output will look like this



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If you want to open the links in new window,here is the code:




That's it!Now you can add this to your blogger sidebar,in the blog post,where ever you want.

If you want to put this in sidebar,then sign in to your blogger account>click the add a page element> and paste the code in html/javascript and save the changes .This is shown in the below pictures.







Next,

If you have any doubts, ask your questions via your comments.