Metaphor Creations Quick Start Guide

           Welcome to Metaphor Creations! At Metaphor Creations we have created one of the most fully featured and capable news tickers on WordPress. Want to display a stylish and eye-catching news ticker? We have got you covered! With the help of our Ditty News Ticker, you can add custom news or select a source for showing news automatically.

            With this Quick Start Guide, we want to help you quickly learn how to style your own Ditty News Ticker, by listing the most essential things you need to do to get up and running.

Plugin Installation

*You can activate Ditty 2 different ways:

Uploading Ditty Plugin

  • Download the plugin’s zip file from the Downloads section of your Account page
    • Please refer to picture for steps 1,2, and 3

1.      In your WordPress dashboard go to Plugins > Add New

2.      Select the Upload Plugin button

3.      Select Choose File and select the downloaded zip file on your computer

Image Placeholder

  • Select Install now
  • When prompted, select Activate Plugin

Searching for Ditty:

  • Click on Plugins
1. Click Add new

2. Search for Ditty

3. Install Ditty

4. Activate Ditty

Image Placeholder

Creating a Ditty

1.      Navigate to Ditty

2.      Click Add New

Image Placeholder

Settings tab:

  • Add a title for your ticker
  • Please see Settings Panel for more information

Items tab:

  • Add items to your Ditty
  • Please see Items Panel for more information

Display Tab: