Welcome to Plugged In, where we take a look at some of the most popular WordPress plugins in various categories. This week, we look into the best plugins to make your WordPress site cheery for the holidays. (For more information on WordPress plugins, download our ultimate guide.)
A site tuned for the holiday season brings joy. With these plugins, you can easily customize your site to fit the season. Take a look below for some plugins you might install this winter to get into the holiday spirit.
With this calendar plugin, you can easily create animations that countdown to Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Hanukkah, Kwanza, or any other festive day. This plugin is fully customizable with custom fonts, colors, and backgrounds, as well as adjustable sizing and spacing. Holiday Countdown also supports text in any language. Other features include live editing, mobile responsiveness, and customer support.
If your ecommerce store runs on WooCommerce, try adding this plugin to your checkout page, enabling customers to request gift-wrapping with tangible goods. With this plugin, you can customize individual prices, images, and descriptions. WooCommerce Gift Wrapper is also fully CSS-tagged.
Because what’s not better during the holidays than falling snow? WP Super Snow is super lightweight and is used with jQuery and CSS3 to implement snowfall for a joyful WordPress site.
What are your favorite holiday plugins? Let us know by leaving a comment below. And be sure to check out our list of the 10 most popular plugins our customers use on our platform.