I was recently talking to the team on the back channel about having a slick way of engaging visitors and readers via notifications, and Tom obliged.
The result? A wickedly-cool sliding notification that we’re going to find a use for across our properties. Check it out:
Essentially, SlideNote is an attempt to engage readers in a way that grabs their attention without directing them away from a page or totally overlaying the content.
It’s an easy way to display sliding notifications on your website or in your web application. You don’t even have to be much of a coder to take advantage of it.
But if you are interested, the plugin can be driven by elements that exist on the current page or by content retrieved via Ajax. It also supports multiple instances per page, and is completely configurable via CSS. This means that you can make a single notification look something like this:
Or like this: