Using website news feed applications
Live news feeds can add a dynamic element
to your website. RSS feeds are handy on your desktop or in your Yahoo pages but what about adding some live news to your website or web template.
RSS feeds can be difficult and involved to add to a website. Some news services offer a copy and paste widget (see details below). RSS feeds can optionally be added to HTML webpages using the Google Feed API
Download scrolling news feed
Click below to download the embedded news feed window with all files and examples (as shown in the sidebar example #1). See the included help page for setup instructions and options. Works in HTML5, HTML 4.01 and also responsive
Download Scrolling News Feed
More scrolling window scripts
The download uses a news feed from the BBC
, however, you can edit the Google API script to use any "rss.xml" link. See the help page
included with the download.
Before you start
The following news feeds were all tested in the news window script download (sidebar #1 example). You can also search at Google for "RSS feeds" to find others you can use.
News window without a feed
News window example #2 in the sidebar on this page uses the scrolling news window
. With this script download you can add your own custom news and headlines.
Example #3 in the sidebar on this page uses a Worldpress.org
feed added to the scrolling news window
Using other news feeds
in your template. Go to the news feed site you have chosen and follow their steps to add their code to the embedded news window page.
More News Feed Services
| Go to Worldpress.org Newsfeeds
| Go to Send2Press Newsfeeds
This feed will not work very well in the scrolling news window script, but is a nice application for other webpage areas. The FeedWind RSS widget
allows you to display any RSS news feed on an HTML webpage as in the following BBC news
example. They offer a easy to use "create a widget" interface on their website.
Google Feed API
RSS & Atom Software & Services
Using RSS news feeds at web reference
RSS News Feeds:
News feeds from the BBC
Scrolling news window script
Image scroller script
Static IFrame support