Getting Started

Last Updated: January 3rd, 2022

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, 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, 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 the 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

  • 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


Creating a Ditty

1.      Navigate to Ditty

2.      Click Add New


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: