HTML Marquee Code

You can create a scrolling marquee (i.e. scrolling text or scrolling images) by using the <marquee> tag. You can make the text/images scroll from right to left, left to right, top to bottom, or bottom to top - it's your choice!

TIP: You can make it easy on yourself by using the marquee generator.

Example Marquee Code

Note that if you can't view the examples, it's likely that your browser doesn't support the marquee tag.

Continuous scrolling text:

This marquee causes the text to scroll continuously from right to left. Once it disappears from the left, it re-appears from the right.

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Your scrolling text goes here

Slide-in text:

This text slides in from the right, then stays where it is. You will need to refresh this page to see the effect again.

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Your slide-in text goes here

Text bouncing back and forth:

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Your bouncing text goes here

Text Scrolling Upwards:

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Your upward scrolling text goes here

Change the Scrolling Speed:

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Slow scroll speed Medium scroll speed Fast scroll speed

Scrolling Images:

Simply replace the src="... part with the location of your own image.

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Images & Text (Both Scrolling):

Simply add your text under the image tag (but still within the marquee tags).

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Sample text under a scrolling image.

Cool Effects with Marquees!

You can use HTML marquees for some cool effects. Check out this falling text (generated with the Falling Text Generator)...

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More Marquee Tricks

Here are more tricks you can use with your marquees:

CSS Marquees

The above examples use the HTML <marquee> tag to create the marquee effect. Although this tag has enjoyed widespread browser support, it is actually non-standard HTML. The <marquee> element is not included in the official HTML specifications.

It is therefore recommended that you use CSS marquees instead.

These are standards-compliant as they are achieved by using CSS animations (which were introduced in CSS 3 — the latest version of Cascading Style Sheets).

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