The slides are rotated vertically and horizontally with a nice transition effect
The other useful option is your control over the number of characters of each rss feed to be displayed . You can even choose to title, channel and description be displayed or not
Almond RSS Scroller is a module compatible with Joomla 1.7, 2.5 and 3.x that lets you to show any RSS feed in slides using the core Joomla Mootools library so you needn't worry about any incompatibilities.
1- There is an option which you can control the number of total feeds to display from each URL.
2- Also you can define the number of feeds that you want to be displayed in each slide in the module.
3- (At current version)You can choose up to 10 different URLs to read the feeds from.
4, 5, 6- You may control what sort of material you want to be displayed from the feeds, you can choose to display feed's channel, RSS feed's title ,RSS feed's description; any or all of them.
7- You may want to make best use out of your page's space so you can set character limits for each RSS feed to be displayed.
8- There are up to 14 different visual effects that you can apply to the RSS feed slides.
9- control the time you want to stay on each RSS feed slide along with animation speed in milliseconds.
10, 11- the size of the module is fully controllable from the admin panel.
12- Right to Left and Left to Right languages are also supported.
You can also add a module class suffix at advanced setting to apply your own style setting to the module.
change log from version 1.1 :
1- Now up to 10 URLs supported
2- Improved security and compatibility using CURL instead of fopen url
3- Animation speed parameter added.
4- Custom CSS file added to include your style
5- Minor bugs fixed.
change log from version 1.2 :
1- Improved HTTPS compatibility
2- Added Atom feeds compatibility
The functionality of the extension is exactly what is mentioned in the features.
Any URL is known as a RSS channel and every channel has multiple items , the items are shown in slides and you can even control how many of them to display.
If you have multiple URL of feeds then you need to enter them separately.
It is not fair to criticize if you want to display feeds from a domain without pointing to XML pages.