5 Best Ways to Transform your Blog for Christmas

Are you interested in making your blog more audience friendly and cooler by transforming your blog for christmas? If your answer is YES then this article is for you!

Holiday seasons are some of the best time for bloggers to increase their popularity and their business, You must have noticed that few pro bloggers celebrate these type of holidays by:

  • Decorating their blog with best holiday plugins like snowfall effect or widgets like floating santa
  • Some blogger celebrate by organizing giveaways
  • And some celebrate by putting great deals on their blog

As you have already seen the title of this article, I will only teach you how you can prepare / transform your blog for christmas by decorating it with some of the best visual plugins and widgets like snowfall, christmas countdown and much more!!

Note: If you want to create a blog or website but don’t know how to create it then you can read this complete guide that will help you to create your own website or blog from scratch Link: How to Create a Blog with WordPress

So here are 5 Best Ways to Transform your Blog for Christmas:

1) Adding Snowfall effect to your blog:

Christmas Snow Fall

Adding snowfall effect on your blog is easy, All you have to do is download the following plugin if you are using a WordPress blog OR you can add a code if you are using a blogger (blogspot) blog or any other CMS.

For adding snowfall effect to your WordPress blog:

There are many snowfall effect plugins for WordPress but I recommend you to use WFS Let It Snow plugin, to get this plugin:

  1. Just go to your WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for “WFS Let It Snow
  3. Now click on “Install Now” then “Activate” it on your blog

Alternative: You can download this plugin and then directly upload it on your blog by going to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin > Activate, to download this plugin visit this link: http://bit.ly/2h6oA2x

For adding snowfall effect to your Blogger (Blogspot) blog OR any other CMS:

In this method I will show you how to add snowfall effects in your blogspot blogs but this method is somewhat same for almost all CMS. All you have to do is locate the header file and paste the following code in it.

For Blogspot:

Just copy the following code in your blog’s head section:

Now go to your blogspot blog’s Dashboard >  Template > Edit HTML and look for  <head> tag

Paste the code anywhere in the  <head> section (Tag)

To modify the code all you have to do is:

  • Change  minSize: 5  to decrease the size of the snowflakes
  • Change  maxSize: 5  to increase the size of the snowflakes
  • Change flakeColor: '#ffffff'  to change the color of the snowflakes I recommend to use this link (http://bit.ly/2hscu4u) to check the color codes

This is how you can add snowfall effect to your blog, Now let’s talk about the other ways.

2) Adding Christmas Countdown to your blog:

Christmas Countdown

You can also transform your blog by adding christmas countdown plugin or widget to your blog, This method is also as easy as adding snowfall effect on your blog so all you have to do is:

For adding christmas countdown to your WordPress blog:

  1. Download this plugin: WordPress Christmas Countdown Widget
  2. Now upload it in your blog by going to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin
  3. That’s it! Now activate the plugin

You can checkout the screenshots on this link: http://bit.ly/2gSapxw

For adding christmas countdown to your Blogger (Blogspot) blog OR any other CMS:

Just copy and paste the code where ever you want the christmas countdown to appear

The script is provided by: Dynamic Drive

I recommend you to add this code after the header. Now lets continue to other methods

3) Christmas theme for blog!:

Christmas Theme

You can also customize your blog’s theme, This is one of the most trending way to celebrate christmas on your blog. So all you have to do is customize some of the following things:

  1. You can change your blog’s logo
  2. You can change your blog’s background
  3. You can change your blog’s color style

If you don’t know how to do it then you can download the christmas theme for your WordPress or Blogger blog from this link: Download the trending Christmas Themes

Note: The above link contains themes for almost all CMS, ie. WordPress, Blogger, Joomla..etc

For WordPress you can also add WP Schedule Themes plugin, This will help you to schedule different themes for different occasions!!

4) Adding christmas ball/bells to your blog:

Christmas Bells

Adding christmas bells to your blog is so easy, Just install or add the recommended plugin /widget to blog.

For adding christmas ball to your WordPress blog:

Donwload and install the following plugin on your WordPress blog: Christmas Ball on Branch

To upload it all you have to do is go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin

Then just activate the plugin and you are ready to go!!

For adding christmas bells to your Blogger (Blogspot) blog OR any other CMS:

Just copy and paste the code right after the opening of the  <body> tag


5) Adding a christmas carol (Festive music) to your blog:

Christmas Carol

You can also celebrate christmas by adding a christmas carol (Playing festive music) on your blog. To do so just follow the steps given below:

For WordPress:

To add the audio to the background of your WordPress blog just download and install this plugin: Soundy Background Music Plugin

If you want to embed the music then embed the SoundCloud audio on your blog by:

  1. Open the desired audio
  2. Click on Share > Embed > Now tick the WordPress code
  3. Just copy and paste the code on your WordPress post, page or you can also add it in widgets.

For Blogger (Blogspot) OR any other CMS:

Copy the code:

Now paste it in the  <body> section of your blog

Replace AUDIO URL  with the URL of your audio or music

That’s it! These were some of the best ways to transform your blog for christmas. If you have any other idea in your mind then please do share it with us via comment section below OR If you have any queries then feel free to ask us.

BTW Happy Christmas in Advance!! 😀 😀

By | 2018-01-31T10:48:21+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Blogging, Blogspot, Tips and Tricks, WordPress|0 Comments

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