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less Added custom speed marquee Mar 21, 2015

HTML5 MARQUEE npm version

HTML5 marquee logo

Are you missing good-old feel to your pages? Missing something form the past?

This is a (deprecated) <marquee></marquee> tag implementation in HTML5 using pure CSS3 animations. Please see live demo here.


  • Bower: bower install html5-marquee
  • NPM: npm install html5-marquee


Simple usage:

<div class="marquee" data-marquee="Text contents"></div>

Adjust marquee speed:

CSS Class Delay
.marquee-speed-drowsy 30s
.marquee-speed-slow 20s
.marquee-speed-normal 10s (default)
.marquee-speed-fast 7s
.marquee-speed-swift 5s
.marquee-speed-hyper 2s

Custom speed:

Inherits the speed from the class or inline style

CSS Class Delay
.marquee-speed-custom inherit

Adjust direction:

CSS Class
.marquee-direction-left Right to left (default)
.marquee-direction-right Left to right
.marquee-direction-alternate Alternate movement

Adjust direction:

CSS Class
.marquee-direction-left Right to left (default)
.marquee-direction-right Left to right
.marquee-direction-alternate Alternate movement

Vintage effect:

CSS Class
.marquee-movement-smooth Smooth animation (default)
.marquee-movement-steps20 Jamming animation
.marquee-movement-steps10 Jamming animation



  • Node.js
  • NPM
  • GNU Make

This will create css directory.

Free license: GNU GPLv3+

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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