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Now that December has arrived we can start getting prepared for Christmas time, we have been buying our presents and our decorations will be going up later this week in our house.

What if you wish to decorate your WordPress site for Christmas ? There are a few reasons for doing so - if you are a retailer it can help get your buyers in the mood for shopping and if you have a personal site it can be nice for your visitors to help them feel more festive. In this post we will be taking a look at a number of free plugins to add various touches to your site.

Christmas Advent Calendar

Get a random selection of advent calendars from http://www.advent-calendar.net to display on your posts or pages.

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Christmas Countdown Widget

Displays a cute Santa Claus Christmas Countdown in your sidebar. Use the shortcode [countdown] to display the countdown on any post or page.

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WP Christmas Class

WP Christmas Class allows you to dynamically add a custom CSS class to your body tag during a date range of your choosing. This allows you to add a custom background, colors or any other CSS.

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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.

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Xmas Lights

Add nice looking animated Xhristmas(Christmas) Lights to the top of site.

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Holiday Message

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

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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.

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DW Popup Card

Developed by DesignWall, 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.

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Tribulent Snow Storm

Display falling snow flakes on the front of your WordPress website for a festive presentation.

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Countdown Clock

Display an animated countdown clock for an event of your choice. Select from a choice of countdown designs, colors and sizes.

  • Choice of colors for texts and background,
  • Choice of clock layouts, e.g. vertical or horizontal,
  • Choice of animations and pictures, e.g. falling confetti background,
  • Set the texts, date, time and timezone of your choice,
  • Or use the list of preset events like Christmas, Summer, Olympics and World Cup countdown

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Christmas Card

9 unique cards that fit any website:

  • Candy bar
  • Bells
  • Christmas tree
  • Door ornament
  • Raindeer
  • Santa
  • Silent night
  • Snowman

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Snow 3D

Snow 3D for WordPress is a premium multi-purpose plugin for smart, fast, modern and comfortable site decoration.

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Christmas add-on for Fancy Text Widget

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Business Christmas Greeting

We’ve designed a animated greeting card that is fully customizable , and has many features that will please you and your customers in a new and innovative way.

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5 Sec Snow

  • WordPress and non-WordPress versions bundled
  • works with all themes, CSS frameworks and site layouts
  • flakes don’t cover other elements on the page; you can click through them
  • melting and rotating effects for added realism
  • 8 options for snow customization

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Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!

5 thoughts on “Prepare Your Website for Christmas – Free WordPress Christmas Plugins

  1. Thanks for sharing such a nice information. There are thousands of themes available but the lists you shared are best ones. I liked most Countdown clock. As a WordPress developer i rarely had chance to use Christmas themes for my client. But this year through your post I have suggested many clients to use this theme.

    Thanks

    Ben Wilson

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