RokNewsFlash is widget to display snippets of an post. It can cycle through post titles or a predefined number of characters of an post, which are cycled automatically. The widget supports navigation controls to override the automatic transitioning.

RokNewsFlash Configuration

Options available at Admin → Extensions → Module Manager → RokNewsFlash Module:

  • Load built-in StyleSheet: Disable if you wish to override the standalone style by custom template styling.
  • Theme Style: Light and Dark standalone themes.
  • Posts Category: Choose the category which is going to be source for the RokNewsFlash content
  • Content Type: Content or Excerpt of the post
  • Max Number of Posts: Control the maximum number of posts.
  • Item Ordering: Control tab ordering — Default : Newest First.
  • Use Title or Intro Text: Controls what is used for the snippet, either the title of the article or an selected content type.
  • PreText Label: This is the text which appears before the transitioning articles, such as Newsflash:.
  • Show Controls: Control the display of the navigational controls.
  • Transition Duration: This is the time, in milliseconds, for the switching of content items.
  • Delay Length: This is the time, in milliseconds, for the content to remain static.
  • News Indent: Input the number of pixels for the text to be indented (typically 5px more than the size of the pretext label).
  • Preview Length: Input a numerical value which equates to how many characters you wish for the module to show.

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