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A Views plugin to create a smooth horizontal news like ticker tape also called a scrolling marquee using only CSS on an infinite loop.


Views (in core)


Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at


Create a new View with a Block.

Select the "Horizontal Ticker Tape" Format

Configure the Settings for the Horizontal Ticker Tape

  • CSS Padding between items.
  • CSS Padding between fields.
  • CSS Height of the wrapper.
  • Duration in seconds.
  • Select Flex direction.

Add fields

Under "Block Settings"
Add a block name under "Block admin label"

Save View

Configure page layout and add the Views Block.

TODO - Add documentation

Additional documentation is located in the Wiki:


Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue:

View live sites to see the module in action.

Current Maintainer(s):

Credits / Inspiration:



This project is GPL v3 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for complete text.