Scrolling text on a website is almost as old as the internet. You may remember the days when marquees with horizontal scrolling text were all the rage, and we (some of us) thought it was one of the coolest things we’d seen on a website. Many years later we have left that, along with a collection of other relatively silly “web tricks”, behind, as technology and web development evolved into what we have to work with today. Now we no longer need Flash or some other bulky, clunky tools or code to make this happen.
UNLIMITED DOWNLOADS: 500,000+ WordPress & Design Assets
Not just vertically scrolling, but also hidden. Hover over the window to check out this effect.
A slow horizontal scrolling effect for breaking news.
A clean, smooth animation replacing a word in a line of text.
This one is so old school looking it’s a little painful.
A rotating words vertical scrolling effect.
Another marquee effect very similar to the “good old days”.
And yet another simple marquee effect.
Multiple lines scrolling horizontally in different speeds and directions.
A combination of some previous examples, this one rotates through words vertically scrolling into view.
No collection would be complete without the Star Wars intro scrolling!
This post may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about affiliate links here.