Want to give your website or blog a seasonal flourish? These 5 best Christmas countdown widgets will do the job.
Let’s face it, Christmas is all about good, cheesy fun – and there’s nothing cheesier than adding a nice little seasonal countdown to your website or blog. Whether you view it as an exercise in post-situationist irony or just plain fun, these Christmas countdown widgets are a quick and easy way to bring the yuletide spirit to your site.
This Christmas countdown widget just keeps on giving
One of the most popular Christmas countdown widgets for WordPress, this adds a cute, Santa Claus-inspired countdown to the sidebar of your site. When the big day itself arrives, the widget displays a ‘Merry Christmas’ greeting to your visitors. It then starts the countdown for next year’s Christmas on the following day.
The Christmas Countdown Clock offers a variety of designs to choose from
Another WordPress plugin, this Christmas countdown widget generates a clock showing the days and hours until December 25, and lets you select from several designs, sizes, animations and backgrounds. The full range of designs can be seen here.
Wolfram Alpha has the answer to the most pressing Christmas question
One of the more unusual Christmas countdown widgets comes from WolframAlpha, a search engine that focuses on answers to actual questions. As such it offers website builders this simple widget, which includes a countdown to Thanksgiving, Chanukkah, Al-Hijra, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve.
Choose from pre-set events or create your own
For WordPress blogs, this Christmas countdown widget displays a Flash countdown clock on your sidebar. You can either choose from set events – which include Christmas and New Year – or generate your own custom event.
There are 9 Christmas countdown widgets to choose from in this selection
WiddlyTinks makes customizable widgets for pregnant women, new mothers, brides to be and for many other special occasions and events. And it’s got a great selection of animated Christmas countdown widgets for you to embed in your HTML. Check them out!