Top 5 Christmas Plugins To Set Your Blog For The Chrismas Season

Christmas is around the corner and everybody is preparing for the big season. Some nice bloggers have started doing giveaways to end the year with their readers in excitement, some bloggers are decorating their blogs to keep the spirit of love with their readers, some are also changing their themes to look good while some are doing… are you also preparing? If you ask me, I’ll simply say; I am here to give out exciting content to my blog readers :).

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For those bloggers who are searching for ways to excite their readers, do you know that there are some plugins that can prepare your blog for the Christmas and New Year? Yes and today, we shall be discussing about these plug-ins.

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Hey – don’t worry about your blog’s load time, because the plug-ins I am about to show you are clean, does not eat much of your resource and note that I have tested them all.

Top 5 Christmas Plugins To Set Your Blog For The Season

Now let’s spark up our blog for the season with some of the most used Christmas plugins out there… So, are you truly ready? If yes, let’s start with my number one.

WP Snowfall:

What the WP Snowfall does is – it creates a snowball effect for your blog. And the cool thing is, you do not need any configuration skill to get it working on your blog. And according to its developer, it is a light weight plug-in.

Advent Calendar:

What the Advent Calendar does is – it shows a list of 24 days before Christmas. Each day can be viewed automatically on the current date after it got published. And it fits all blogs

Holiday Message:

What the Holiday Message does is – it allows you to add a popup message along with a holiday graphic, over the top or at the bottom of your site.

It also allows you to change the colors, position and even add a snowfall effect. Sounds Awesome, right?

Xmas Lights:

What the Xmas Light does is – it adds nice looking animated Christmas lights to the top (header) of your WordPress blog/ site.

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This plugin truly beautifies any blog with its awesome lighten. Ahhh… don’t worry about your blog load time because it is lightweight :).

Christmas Ball On Branch:

What the Christmas Ball On Branch does is – it adds nice looking animated image to the top right corner of your WordPress blog/ site and make your readers enjoy the Christmas season :).

Let’s Talk:

Hope the list was helpful and well crafted? Well – without saying much on this post, I’ll have to pass the keyboard to you guys.

Are you preparing for the Christmas? How are you preparing? Do let us know and help bring the love alive…:

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Comments

  1. says

    Hi Babanature,

    The perfect post that everyone would love to have this Christmas and holiday season :)

    Yes, one’s heard of most of these plugins, with the snowfall being the most common one that most people use on their blogs to have the real effect of this holiday season. I think a combination of these would surely make your blog so festive and nice. Let me see which ones I’d try out for the coming season.

    Thanks for sharing these with us. Have a nice week ahead :)
    Harleena Singh recently posted…Do Miracles Happen in Real LifeMy Profile

    • says

      Hello Harleena,
      You are definitely right about that. The snowball is indeed most people choice and i must say that it beautifies a blog :)

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your wonderful comment dear friend. Do have a good week ahead…

  2. says

    Wow! . Nice Plugins. I never knew there was anything like ‘Xmas Plugin’ . I Really like that holiday message plugin but i cant use it because its outdated. :( Thanks For Sharing :)

    • says

      Hello Kelvin,
      Which of the holiday message is outdated? None of the plugin in this list are outdated. They are all still being maintained by their developers.
      Thanks for the comment and do have a good week ahead…

  3. says

    Hi Babanature
    Its good to have this list of Christmas plugins. At least, many who are not aware of their existence now know what they can apply to set up their blogs for the Christmas season.

    I am new to couple of them especially, Advent Calendar and Xmas Lights. I think they are awesome plugins! Thanks for sharing this list.

    Sunday

    • says

      Hello Sunday,
      Yeah, for those who’ve not heard about these plugins will definitely be amaze at what they can do :)

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your wonderful comment. Do have a good week ahead…

  4. says

    Hi Baba !
    You did an excellent research in shortlisting those unique plugins . These plugins would surely help to beautify a blog during Christmas .Thanks for sharing these plugins brother !

    -Pramod

    • says

      Hey Pramod,
      Yeah… I did saw a blogger using a snow effect on her blog, so it inspired me to right a post about it for bloggers who’s not aware of such plugins :).

      Thanks liking the post dear friend. Do have a faithful week ahead…

  5. says

    I didn’t use those you mentioned but I use this plugin http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-snow-effect/ (hasn’t been updated in over 2 years and still work He – He – He) with the Xmas Theme form Site5.com. If I remember correct I ot the theme from smashingmagazine.

    I’m more than satisfied, you should make a top 5 best themes for Christmas when you have time Babanature(in case you didn’t)!

    See you next time buddy, kind regards!

    • says

      Hello Daniel,
      Ah, yes… I wanted to add that plugin to the list but since it was outdated, i did not add it :). But it is good to know that it is still working fine.
      Ahhh… that’s a brilliant idea most people would love that.
      Thanks for the comment dear friend and do have a good week ahead…

  6. says

    Wonderful! I’ve already tried WP snowfall which is really awesome cool plugin. And the rest of plugin are also cool which is essential to celebrate Christmas in our won blog.

    Thanks

    • says

      That’s really nice to hear that you’ve tried the WP snowfall, Vicky.
      I couldn’t agree with you :).
      Thanks for the wonderful comment and do have a blissful week…

  7. Jeevan Jacob John says

    Great list, Babanature :)

    I won’t be launching my blog until New Year’s (well, I will be launching the countdown soon), so I don’t particularly have a chance to try these plugins (I suppose I could try them on for my countdown page).

    I have seen a snowball effect – particularly on forums (Frankly, I have had a bad experience with it. It seemed to slow sites down). I suppose that isn’t the case with WordPress – Adrienne is using it and her site seems to load fine.

    Anyways, thank you for sharing these plugins, Babanature :) Appreciate it!

    • says

      Hello Jeevan,
      It’s good to know that you’ll be launching your blog by next year. O boy, i am sure you are more than prepare to take the blogging world by storm :).
      Many blog’s around are using most of the mentioned plugins and it is good to make more bloggers know about these plugins right?
      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your wonderful comment. Do have a blessed week ahead…

  8. says

    These five plug-ins are good and no doubt helpful if you will use this to make your blogging page in a holiday look. It will look more attractive that way. I will take note of this, I must say and share with others. Nice share! Thanks for this!

    I found this post shared on Kingged.com, the Internet marketing social news site, and I “kingged” it and left this comment.

  9. says

    I’ll be honest in that I did not know that these plugins existed (shame on me). After checking them out, there is no doubt that Holiday Message is great!

    • says

      Hello Amiti,
      Trust me, many don’t know that such plugins existed :). It is good to always learn new things right?
      Thanks for your lovely comment and do have a wonderful week ahead

    • says

      Hey Samir,
      Really? I tried it on my other blog and tested the speed. It is a light weight plugin. :).

      Thanks for letting us know that you have tried the Snowball plugin.
      Thanks again for the comment and do have a wonderful week

    • says

      Hey Shameem,
      It is good to know that you have added the WP Snowfall on your blog.
      I have added three of those plugins to some of my blogs and i will be adding either one or two on this blog anytime soon :).
      Thanks for the comment and for stopping by. Do have a good week

    • says

      Hey Gilbert,
      For real, these plugins don’t take up bandwidth so i am sure they won’t be problem :)
      The commentluv is working perfectly at my end. But i have purge my cache so it should work at your end as well.

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your comment. Do have yourself a wonderful weekend…

    • says

      Hello Badan,
      Hmmm… I haven’t tried any WordPress Christmas theme before but from the look of things, it sounds awesome :).
      The xmas light plugin is awesome and you can see it on this blog.
      Thanks for your stopping by and do have a great week ahead…

    • says

      Most welcome Misz,
      Now you have finally seen the link to the snow ball effect and do hope you will apply it as well to set your blog for the season :)
      Thanks for the comment and you too have a good holiday and a blessed New year

    • says

      Hello Sherman,
      Yeah, there is nothing like being in the spirit and putting your readers as well to it :).
      There are seasonal plugins for most popular seasons indeed ;)
      Thanks for the comment and do have a blessed holiday and a happy New year…

    • says

      Hello Wilson,
      It is good to know that you have added the snow effect on your blog as well.
      Thanks for this comment and do have a good holiday and a happy New year.

  10. says

    Hi Babanature,

    Thank you very much for this post. I was looking for a plugin like WP Snowfall. I am interested in the snowball effect. Is this effect something like what I am seeing now on your blog? I am seeing some little snowflakes falling from the top of your blog. Very cool effect. I love it.

    I will now take advantage of this comment to tell you something.

    Babanature, you are one of those wonderful bloggers that have made a difference in my business and online presence this year. Not only you came and read my articles and left some thoughtful comments, but also you promoted my site in one of your articles (and I won’t forget that).

    So I must say, I learned a lot from you and from your excellent blog. You are a very open, supportive, warm and friendly person. You deserve success and I am sure you will reach very high peaks in 2014.

    A Happy And Prosperous New Year
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    • says

      Hello Silviu,
      Yeah, i am using the WP Snowfall effect on my blog and setting our blog for the season is indeed the right choice, right? :)

      Thank you for your kind words, it really means so much to me. Glad i met you as friend this year :).
      Let’s rock the 2014 with joy, happiness and success…

      Thanks for the wonderful comment dear friend, it really did mean much to me…
      Do have a blessed New year as well :)

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