The yearly celebration of Halloween approaching. Maybe you celebrate the holiday with costumes, pumpkins and trick or treat! Or at least the kids usually like this festive event which takes place on 31 October.
If you want to dress up your WordPress website, there are some alternatives you can use. There are many WordPress themes available for this event, but personally I think it’s rather “too much” to make such a change for one day only. Then, I would instead recommend a few WordPress plugins to capture the perfect spirit.
I have selected 5 plugins, both free and premium that I like and I think stand out from the crowd. You can easily add awesome, funny and ghostly effects on your website to capture the dark mood of Halloween with pumpkins, spiders and other scary stuff. Here are 5 WordPress plugin to dress up your WordPress website for Halloween. Watch out for trick and treat!
With this WordPress plugin from Designwall you can add funky flying pumpkins with a displayed message. Give you website a boost and put some Halloween spirit for your site. The plugin is free, fast and easy to install and configure. Change the image and you can use the plugin for other purposes and seasons.
Halloween Countdown Widget
With this countdown widget plugin you can create a cool countdown for Halloween. The countdown widget will displays the cute vampire Vampy counting the days to the event. Just install, activate the plugin, in your widgets page drag the countdown widget to your sidebar.
Halloween is a premium WordPress plugin sold on CodeCanyon. This plugin adds Halloween effect and greeting card to your WordPress site. The plugin comes with 28 images to choose from. More effects are fade in/fade out speed, position can be random/centre, rotation speed can be set. This is a highly customizable and includes a lots of options.
Halloween Pop-Up Card
Get some spooky atmosphere and spirit on your WordPress website with this Pop-Up Card plugin. Add funny spiders that move around. Include custom music or a a custom message for your visitors. You can customize and personalize the plugin with your custom signature or logo. More features are custom fonts, custom font color, custom text font sizes etc.
WP Halloween WordPress is another premium plugin from Wpeka. You can add creepy flying bats, ghosts and pumpkins on your WordPress site. Key features are: Flying bats flies all over your site. Showcase ghosts around your site. Display evil looking pumpkins. WP Halloween give your the perfect effects for your visitors and readers. Happy scary Halloween.