Announcement bar

The announcement bar is a place where you can advertise store specials. It's a thin bar of text that sits above the site header on all pages. Here are the options for configuring it.

Show announcement bar

Check this box to show the announcement bar. If you don't want to show any announcement, just uncheck this box.


The copy that you want to display in the announcement bar. Keep it short and sweet.


This is optional. An example use case: you are announcing a new product for sale, you could add the link to that product here.


Choose a background for the announcement bar. If you don't want it to be a gradient, choose the same color as both options for the gradient, and that will create a solid color.

Font color

Color of the text. Make sure you choose a color that has a good contrast against the background so it remains legible.

Font style

Choose from the heading or the body font. 

Text size

(Whisk 5.0.0 and greater)

Choose from the heading or the body font. 

Make font bold

Emphasize the text more by making it bold.

Marquee settings

Available in Whisk versions 4.3.0 and greater

Enable marquee scroll

Check this box to add a marquee scroll to the announcement bar text

Scroll speed

Adjust this slider to find the best scrolling speed for your text. The speed differs based on how long the text is.

Space between marquee items

(Whisk 5.0.0 and greater)

Adjust this slider to increase or decrease spacing between each marquee item

Section spacing

Adjust the top and bottom padding within the section.

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