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How to Add Snowfall Effects to Blogger

Only few days is left for Christmas and many of you should have started preparing for Christmas Day. You may have many plans for celebrating Christmas Day with your friend and family. You know if you own a blog or site than you can surprise your users with cool snowfall effects on your blog. It will be very cool way to wish your users a very Happy Christmas Day to your online friends with whom you can't connect directly. Well, there are many ways to add this cool snowfall effects in websites and WordPress blog. So, in this post I will show you How to Add Snowfall Effects to Blogger blogs. Adding this snowfall effects to Blogger blogs is very easy. And I have made it much easier for you to add this effect on your Blog. You will only need to provide this Scripts links anywhere in the body section of your Blogger Template. If you want to host this Script yourself then I will provide you the Download link to get the required Scripts for this cool snowfall effects for websites and blog. It can be used in any type of Websites. In this post I will provide you step by step instructions to add the snowfall effects in your Blogger blog. In this post you will see two snowfall effects which is completely different from each other. So let's start the tutorial on adding these SnowFall effect on your Blogger blog.

How to Add Snowfall Effects to Blogger

The Snowfall effects is fully based on JavaScripts. And JavaScripts means slow page loading. Scripts are not of very much size. It may be near 2-4 KB in size. You should also keep in mind that it may not work for some users who has turned off JavaScripts in their browsers as the snow falling is fully based on JavaScripts. First snowfall effects contains wind effects and the second one is simple and clean. See both the Scripts and its installation process below.

Let's continue with the cool snowfall effects. It is little large in size and it means it can slow down your Blog loading time. If you already have lots of Scripts in your Blog then you should not use this snowfall effects in your blog. It supports number of effects. The effects will change on moving mouse in different direction and melting ice effects. Also, the speed of wind will change on moving mouse in different direction. It doesn't use images for creating snowfalls. See the installation process below.
First of all make a Backup of your Blogger Template. After making Backup follow the very easy steps given below.
  • First of all Sign in to your Blogger Account if haven't signed in yet.
  • After signing in Go to Templates from the Dashboard section.
  • Now click on Edit HTML which is located just below the live preview of your Blogger blog.
  • Now search for the tag in your Blogger Templates HTML given below:
</body>
  •  Now add the code given below just above "</body>" tag.
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/yh59r4y4z3hksdj/newsnow.js"></script>
  •  Save Template after preview.
The Script for the snowfall effects is hosted in Dropbox. If you want to host it yourself than you can Download this Script from here. Wrap the Script under script tags and add it anywhere in the body section of your Template. Well, this was the very first snowfall effects but if you don't like the above snowfall effect for some reason than you should try using the snowfall effects given below.

The above snowfall effect have many features but it is of larger size. This snowfall effect is also based on JavaScript. But it may not effect your Blog loading time very much. Well, this snowfall effect for Blogger is simple but amazing. It uses images for creating snowfall effects. If you want to use this snowfall effect for surprising your users than follow the very easy steps given below.
  • Go to Blogger Home. After that go to Dashboard.
  • In the Dashboard click on Template. In the Templates page Click on Edit HTML which is below the live preview of your blog.
  • Now in the HTML page search for '</body>' tag without quotes. Now paste/add the code given below just before/above closing body tag (</body>).
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/l8tqa14h3gi0lur/snoweffects.js"></script>
  • Quickly Preview your blog and if everything works fine then don't forget to Save the Template by clicking orange Save Template button.
This Snowfall is also hosted in Dropbox. It has fast uptime. But if you want to host the JavaScript on Blogger or your own hosting site than you can Download the JavaScript for the second type of snowfall effect for Blogger from here.
That's All. I hope you like these snowfall effects in your Blogger blog. Use these cool snowfall effects in your Blogger blog on the Christmas Day and Surprise your Users. If you want to use this effect only in one post page or specific page or page group of your choice than you should read how to use Blogger Conditional Tags.
If you faced any problem in adding these effects in your Blogger blog than drop a comment below. And Merry Christmas in Advance and I wish you have very pleasant Christmas Day.

Thanks and Happy Blogging

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2 comments:

  1. Thanks to your AWESOME instructions, I now have snow falling!!!
    Air hugs & smiles...:)JP

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