5) Notification Bar for WordPress – 8 Degree Themes

The Notification Bar plugin by 8 Degree Themes is ideal for peopel who want to create eye catching notifications on the header or footer of their WordPress site. Users can customize the font settings, color, animation and much more. The plugin offers a helpful FAQ section as well as support and screenshots.

This plugin is available for free from WordPress, and was recently updated. There is a free demo, documentation, video tutorials and much more. This plugin is highly customizable and simple to use, without tons of bells and whistles, so it’s quick to setup and use.