Snow Flurry

Description

Make it snow on your WordPress site this Winter with Snow Flurry. Simple and fully customizable with ability to set snow flake maximum size, how often new flakes are created, add a minimum and maximum flake speed, set the snow flake color, and also set the plugin to disable after a set number of seconds.

Snow Flurry includes the following scripts within the main JS file:

  • Modernizr – Feature detection used for part of the animation
  • Device.JS – Detection of Tablets and Mobiles

Version 2 Notice

Version 2 is significantly different to version 1. The plugin has been rewritten to be much more economical and efficient with browser resources. Due to the changes made in this version it’s now only compatible with versions of Internet Explorer 9 and above. It will automatically disable in incompatible browsers.

Documentation

None Available Currently

Screenshots

  • Settings Screen

Installation

Plugin Directory

  1. Seach the plugin directory for plugin.
  2. Click ‘Install Now’.
  3. Activate the plugin.
  4. ‘Snow Flurry’ should be added to the side menu in the admin area, along with the default settings.
  5. Modify or keep default settings.

Upload

  1. Download the plugin Zip file.
  2. Go to plugins in the WordPress Admin area.
  3. Select ‘Upload Plugin’
  4. Activate the plugin.
  5. ‘Snow Flurry’ should be added to the side menu in the admin area, along with the default settings.
  6. Modify or keep default settings.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Plugin Directory

  1. Seach the plugin directory for plugin.
  2. Click ‘Install Now’.
  3. Activate the plugin.
  4. ‘Snow Flurry’ should be added to the side menu in the admin area, along with the default settings.
  5. Modify or keep default settings.

Upload

  1. Download the plugin Zip file.
  2. Go to plugins in the WordPress Admin area.
  3. Select ‘Upload Plugin’
  4. Activate the plugin.
  5. ‘Snow Flurry’ should be added to the side menu in the admin area, along with the default settings.
  6. Modify or keep default settings.
Does this plugin use images?
  • No, all the effects are created using HTML divs
Does it work on Phones and Tablets?
  • No – With tablets and phones having limited memory it will automatically disable in them to keep your sites experience smooth.

Reviews

Nice plugin.

This is a nice plugin. But don’t work on the google Chrome browser. the snow is to slow or stay on top on Chrome. With ie11 work perfect.

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Contributors & Developers

“Snow Flurry” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

Version 2.1

  • Interface Improvements
  • Updated for 2016

Version 2.0

  • New release for 2015
  • More efficient with increased performance compared to version 1

version 1.24

  • Streamlined Code – Reduced Plugin Length in 2 files

version 1.23

  • Touch detection done by a combination of Device.JS and Modernizr
  • Bugfix – Not storing plugin settings resolved

version 1.2

  • Switched from Modernizr Touch Detection to Device.JS

Version 1.10

  • Because of some performance issues on mobile devices, plugin automatically stops on touch devices
  • Updated settings form functionality

Version 1.03

  • Minor adjustment to Admin form

Version 1.02

  • Admin Form Updated
  • Updated Plugin Description
  • Changed to GPL2 License to match WordPress

Version 1.01

  • Updated documentation.
  • Added more detail to settings page.

Version 1.0

  • Replaced jQuery animation with CSS transtions, with jQuery fallback.
  • Added a timeout function to disable the plugin after a certain time.