Holidays are here, and most of you must be planning to wish your WordPress site readers Merry Christmas the best way. WordPress is a fun tool and have almost everything you ever desire. The Christmas season is around the corner, and as a blogger using the wordpress blogging platform, it might be important you add a flair of the Christmas season to your wordpress weblog.
There are number of Christmas plugins which can help you in decorating your blog. To help you get into the Christmas spirit, I’ve put together a fun list of amazing free Christmas wordpress plugins – all tried and tested with the upcoming version of WordPress. All of these plugins are available in the WordPress Plugin Repository.
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1. Snow My WP
This is a plugin for the festive season. This plugin displays a snowfall with various snowflakes colors and sizes. Amaze your website visitors with a snowfall in winter or for that matter any season you want!
2. WFS Let It Snow
This plugin makes use of Jason Brown’s brilliant jQuery plugin Snowfall, all credit for the snow effect must go to Jason! This is being distributed as a free plugin from Winking Frog Studios.
3. POWr Holiday Countdown
POWr Holiday Countdown is a free cloud-based application. Create a POWr account to add, edit, and customize POWr Plugins right in your webpage. Easily create and add real-time holiday countdowns to your web page in seconds! Choose from expert-designed templates, or take control with custom fonts, colors, backgrounds, and more.
4. Hello Christmas
Christmas lovers can now enjoy the holiday spirit in their WordPress dashboards! So for most of the year we can enjoy snippets of a classic jazz tune displayed in our dashboard. But when the holiday season rolls around and you are feeling the Christmas spirit, this little plugin presents a nice alternative.
5. Christmas Countdown Clock
Christmas countdown clock showing days and hours until Christmas day. Select from several designs, sizes, animations and backgrounds.
6. POWr Event Gallery
POWr Event Gallery lets you showcase upcoming events in a beautiful, Pinterest-style gallery. Edit and customize right in your web page! Choose from expert-designed templates, or take control with custom fonts, borders, backgrounds, and more. Mobile responsive design looks great on any device.
7. ODude Ecard
ODude Ecard is a easy to use versatile in nature. You can upload single or bulk images to selected categories. Those images can be sent as electronic postcard like all the popular ecard sites does. It is most have plugin for all the entertainment portals. This plugin is also available for Joomla which has been used by thousands of site.
8. Advent Calendar
A simple calendar plugin to show a list of 24 days before Christmas. Each day can be viewed automatically on the current date after it got published. As long as an Advent calendar entry is not published the entry will not be clickable in the Advent calendar overview. After automatically publishing (make sure your WordPress virtual cron is running probapbly) the entry will be clickable and viewable.
9. Tribulant Snow Storm
Display falling snow flakes on the front of your WordPress website for a festive presentation. The Snow Storm plugin was developed by Tribulant Software so that WordPress website owners can display falling snow during the festive season eg. Christmas to decorate their website.
10. POWr Countdown Timer
POWr Countdown Timer lets you create a beautiful, customized Countdown Timer for any upcoming event, all right from your web page! Easily create and add real-time countdowns to your web page for holidays, events, or launch dates. Easy to use animation tools bring your countdown to life. Built-in support for text in any language.
11. WordPress Countdown Timer
WordPress plugin to add a countdown timer to your website. Display a timer and countdown to any day, time, or event. Use the shortcode [countdown] on any page to display the countdown timer.
12. DW PopUp Card
DW PopUp Card is a free WordPress Plugin that help you to create a fun and personal popup card for your WordPress Site. Could be used for any season, any holiday, it’s quick and fun to spice up your site with personal greeting card poping up when someone visiting your site.
13. WP Snowfall
This plugin will creates snowfall effects for your WordPress site. No configuration needed, it just show the snow for you, for all peoples who want to see the snow falling in your site. Add custom CSS to your site if you want to make your body or div element background becomes darker.
14. WP Super Snow
This is an awesome free Christmas snow falling plugin with jQuery and CSS3; very lightweight. You can add falling snow flakes to your website and customize these snow flakes using various configuration options in your WordPress Dashboard.
15. Simply Snow
There are a lot of plugins that create a snowing effect on your site, but I wanted one that simply added a snowing effect without options, clutter or drastically affecting my sites speed.