Snow, Balloons And More

Snowflakes falling down your blog! Inspired by the unforgettable xsnow. Install this and enjoy the snowfall! Great for times around christmas and christmas templates. The plugin comes with different snowflakes and a lot of possible settings. You should see the effect on this page.

Since version 0.8.0 the plugin includes balloons, and a new mode in which the images can float upwards. This makes this plugin a birthday plugin as well.

If this plugin doesn't work on your blog, please read the FAQ.

Download

Please go to the wordpress.org download page.

WordPress plugin demos are disabled as I don't use WordPress on this site any more.

Published on Oct. 16, 2008 at 12:55 a.m. by Nicolas and tagged balloons, christmas, snowstorm, snow, valentine, WordPress, WordPress plugin. You can follow the discussion with the comment feed for this post. Feeling generous? Donate!

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    That's pretty cool watching snowflakes fall. :-)

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      Thanks! Actually, your comment just made me realize there's a bug in the javascript code... the snowflakes only fall down to the part of the page that's initially visible, scrolling down breaks that. Got to think about a fix...

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      Yes, really cool. It's snowing outside my window right now here in Monmouth, Wales. Great to know we can add snow to our blog. Will speak to our blogmaster. Excellent stuff Nicolas.
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    Doesn't seem to work in Chrome, at least not for me.

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      Hm, I'll look into that as well. I tested FF3, IE6+7, Opera and Safari. But chrome uses this new javascript engine... I would guess that it works in chrome if I removed the "fix" I included for IE :evil:
      I would love to simply use mootools but that would be kind of bloated.

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        This Plugin it is a very good for all URl
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    Ok, I just made the JavaScript do the right thing and added fixes for IE. Tested in chrome too now, and fixed the scrolling issue. Resizing the window is still an issue, and the plugin is kind of heavy on the CPU. I guess I'll add more configuration parameters in the future. New version uploaded to wp.org.

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    FYI, version 0.1.6 doesn't seem to work on WordPress 2.5 (and so probably won't work on anything earlier, either). Tested on WinXP, on latest IE and Firefox. I like it though, and will keep in in mind for whenever I upgrade WP.

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      I have done tests today and for me the current plugin 0.4.5 version works on wordpress 2.1. I suspect a theme issue.

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    This is fun. I will definitely be using this in the months ahead :)

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    Umm... I'm on IE6.0 and I see no snow falling. :(

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    Hello,

    This will be used when december arrives, tested it with 20 snowflakes and it worked. But when I tried to change to 0 it just popped back to 20 again.

    Default template on site.

    I use safari and leopard if that has anything to do with it. Before there was problem with safari and formatting in posts, so safari might be the crook here.

    Thanks for plugin :)

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    Nice plugin, but an option to change the colour of the snowflakes would be kinda cool (would like to make em light-blue so theyd be more visible on my pag).

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    I can't see anything in Firefox 3.03. or IE 7.

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    Thanks everybody for your comments! I made a new release that comes with a higher contrast snowflake, you can see it on this page. Feel free to send me more snowflakes that I can include.
    James, if you're referring to this page it's possible that I was just tweaking the plugin and broke it while you were looking.

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    Scratch that. It's working now (took a minute). Great plugin, I love it. This is going to look fantastic on a few of my blogs as the holiday season approaches. Thanks!

    Steve

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    <b>Wow...
    Its funny...... </b> :D

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    I love this plugin. I was wondering if there was a way you could add things like leaves, rain drops, or other things so that I could use this plugin during other seasons besides winter?

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      Deacon, that thought already crossed my mind, but I'm not really good at drawing things. I have added two drops but they're not very beautiful. You'll have to download the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/download/" rel="nofollow">development version</a> for now.

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    Hi there,

    with the latest version I've got a CPU load of 40%, way to much for a little script like this one.
    Please fix that.

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      jackennils, I'm afraid it's not really a problem of the script. The problem is rather that the browser needs much CPU to display the updated positions of the snowflakes. Firefox seems to be particularly slow.
      I'll see if there's a way to improve the performance, for now you can change the overall speed and reduce the number of flakes in the Pro Settings. That should make it less CPU-hungry. Maybe I should add a widget so that visitors can disable the snow...

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    Neat idea, but it doesn't seem to work on my blog www.zeveisenberg.com/blog. I was going to do a post in honor of the first frost of the year. I've activated it, and the code is being written to the page. Any ideas? Perhaps a plugin conflict? I'm using these plugins:

    AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget (drop-down)
    Akismet 2.2.1
    Anarchy Media Player 2.0
    BackUpWordPress 0.4.5
    Email Users 3.1.5
    Markdown 1.0.1m
    Snow 0.2.1
    Thumbnail Viewer 1.2
    WordPress.com Stats 1.3.2
    Wordpress Automatic Upgrade 1.2.2
    WP Ajax Edit Comments 2.2.1.0
    WP Super Cache 0.8.3
    WPtouch iPhone Theme 1.4

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      Zev, please check if your template contains
      &lt;?php wp_footer(); ?&gt; somewhere. It should probably be in your footer.php file.

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    You're right, that was it. I also modified the plugin to include class=\"snow\" for the images so I could style them with no border, because I have css that puts borders most images. It might be useful to manually style them with no border, just in case. Great plugin!

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    Great! Adding a border:0 is also a good idea, time for a new release I guess, the changes are adding up.

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    I made a new release which should fix the css border issue and brings other small changes. Thanks for using the plugin and reporting problems!

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    You are a season too early, how about one with leaves falling? I'm tired of raking already!
    Thanks for the flakes

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      Scott, I have added a few leaves. I also made it possible to select more than one object to fall down the page as you can probably see on this page (it's a random thing, so having only one kind of object is possible).
      Please download the developer version from <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/download/" rel="nofollow">the download page</a> and test it.

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    I have this plugin installed on my site but no snow. I really appreciate if you can come over there and advice.

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      Jimmy, I have to admit I have no idea what is happening at your blog. Did you make sure your template is correct as described in the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/faq/" rel="nofollow">faq</a>? The wp_header() seems to present, some other plugins put stuff into your html. Are you sure you enabled the plugin? Mysterious... maybe you have some cache enabled?

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    it does not work for me... HELP....
    i see plugin activated message upon activation but no other snow fall for me :(

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    Kym + Dave, I have to agree. That's why it's limited to this page on my blog :-D

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    Love this!
    How can I add my own leaves with different colors? How can I make the falling leaves smaller, like they are here? (On my blog, they are much larger...is this a function of the number of falling items?)

    Thank you for this awesome plugin.
    best wishes,
    Rick

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    Dr K, the easiest would be to send me your leaves so that I can include them in the next release. As for having smaller leaves, you can configure that on the settings page. It's independent from the number of objects that are falling down.

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      Hi, love this plug in, but cannot find any setting for making smaller leaves and flakes as you have here. (you can see it on my blog, that's the only size I can find.) Any idea what I'm missing?

      Also in the plug in settings, the last two types of flakes are question mark icons. Any idea how to reset this so that I can see all my choices?

      Thank you!
      Rick

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    Hi Nicolas Kuttler,

    It is difficulty for you to read my website, but could you please help to find down why my site can not use your plugin. Xmas is coming soon and i want it so much.

    Thanks,
    Thai

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      Hi Thai, it looks like your template is missing the wpfooter(), please see the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/faq/" rel="nofollow">faq</a>.

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    Hi Nicolas,

    I've installed your plugin and it worked once, but after I de-actived and re-actived, it stops working now! Please kindly check it out... Thank you in advance!

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      I looked at your page and am not sure why it doesn't work. However, I noticed this error in your code:

      &lt;!-- Page not cached by WP Super Cache. No closing HTML tag. Check your theme. --&gt;

      Try to fix your HTML first, that could be the cause.

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    I can't seem to work it in my site .... [removed]
    tried everything that i found in the site as for the guides.. im using the newest version...

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      /wp-content/plugins/nksnow/snow.js doesn't exist on your server, I get a 404. This is kind of odd. Where's your plugin folder? Did you remove the file?

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      It looks like the PLUGINDIR constant is incorrect in your wordpress install. Did you move your blog to a new directory after the install? Do you have a shell access to your box and do you know the unix command line?
      Check the instructions for <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress" rel="nofollow">moving wordpress</a> if you did move it.

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        yes i moved it... i have shell access also.

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          Ok, I guess something went wrong when you moved it. No idea how to fix that though. Check the moving wordpress link above if you want to try to fix it, they list all the necessary steps (I guess).

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      sorry forgot to activate it. can u check it again.. its now activated

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        Hm, no, it's not :-D Please also make sure to try the latest version.

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      You should try the updated 0.4.2 release. It contains a fix that might help you.

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    Your directory structure is no good in your latest install. Upgraded and lost it all. Your pointers in the php file do not point to the gif files correctly.

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      Hm, could you provide more details? What does the link to the gif look like and what should it be? What wordpress version do you use?

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    Hi,

    nksnow doesn't work on IE 6.0 built in WinXP+SP2

    Thank you.

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      Yes it does, it just stopped working on this page. There was a JS bug introduced by a new plugin. Thanks for pointing that out, should work again.

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    Using K2 1.0 RC-7 theme, WordPress 2.6.3, and current nksnow plugin v0.4.4.

    Works fine on Firefox 3, but nothing shows up in Internet Explorer 7 at all. Help, please.

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      That's odd. I have prepared a new upload, please try <a href="http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/nksnow.zip" rel="nofollow">this version</a>. If it still doesn't work, try to place the wp_footer() into the footer div in the footer.php file of your template.

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    That's not where the &lt;head&gt; said it should be. You have deactivated the plugin, I can not help you then.

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    let snows fill in bottom of the page :) do I want so much :P

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    Please, <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_WordPress_Within_Your_Site" rel="nofollow">read this</a>.

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    Nice little plugin. Would love to have even more options for choosing rain, leaves and snowflakes (flakes are supposed to be one of a kind, afterall, and the fun of fall leaves is so many different types and colors) and the ability to use our own images. The motion of swirling snow is often more appealing and blowing/drifting snow, so that's an idea too. Thanks for going to the effort to create this.

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      Kristin, feel free to send me more leaves and I will include them in the next release. :-)

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    Thank you for this gorgeous plugin! I have one question: is it possible to limit the time of snowing, let's say to only 20 seconds? If yes, where can I change it?

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      I'm glad you like it :-) Limiting the time snow falls is a very good idea. I have added the feature in the latest release, 0.5.0. It defaults to stopping the snow after 20 seconds.

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    That´s great. I will use it after the first snow!

    Thanks for sharing
    Joachim

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    Hi.

    Since 0.5.0, the plugin now no longer saves its settings. I've had to deactivate it for now, since I can't select '0' any more.

    I'm basically waiting for December 1st before I set it going.

    Thanks in advance for fixing this...

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      Hm, works fine for me, I can change settings. Where can't you select '0'?

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        Whenever I have upgraded, the plugin defaults to '10'. Since I don't want the snowflakes to appear until December, I have chosen '0' each time and then saved the changes.

        This has worked fine before now. With version 0.5.0 it does not save any changes. If I deselect the snowflakes entirely to 'force' it to stop them from falling, and then choose Save, it ignores that change too.

        After clicking Save, and the short delay whilst the browser refreshes, the plugin returns all settings to the defaults.

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        Thanks Nicolas - much appreciated.

        Look out for our Xmas look and feel after December 1st, featuring your excellent plugin.

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    my theme header and footer are wp_head and wp_footer not wpfooter and wphead

    Would this cause the plugin not to work?

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      Hi wramdi, just give it a try and tell me if it doesn't work.

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    Great plugin. I like it alot.

    One feature I would really like to see is being able to speficy a particular page. Right now, if I specify ex: ?page_id=2, pages 2, 20, 21, 22, 23... all have your plugin on them. It wouldn't be hard to include a field to specify an exact match with it. I actually already added this to my copy but it would be nice to have this already in your version so I don't have to add my code in each of your updates.

    It would also be great if you could upload your own images or specify the path of a specific image but I realize that could open up problems such as people specifying paths for too large of an image.

    Keep up the great work.

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      Rob, I think I will implement this when I have the time to do so. Or maybe I'll simply enable regular expressions... If you have a patch it's welcome of course.
      Adding own images should be easy to add and has already been requested, I guess I'll do that too. Or just submit your images to me for inclusion :-)

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    Hallo, bei mir gehts leider auch nicht! Hast du nen Tipp für mich? Gern auch per Mail!

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      <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/faq/" rel="nofollow">FAQ lesen</a>, wpfooter scheint zu fehlen.

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    I just downloaded the plugin and activated it, but the Snowflakes do not appear by themselves, did I miss something?

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    Thanks, works great! Now the only thing missing from my hack is a debugger that tells you what the server is returning as URI so you can copy/paste it in the text box. :)

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    I use my excellent <a href="http://www.nkuttler.de//nkthemeswitch/" rel="nofollow">theme switch plugin</a> for such purposes :-) Simply add some var_dump(foo) somewhere on a copy of your main template.

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    You have some buggy JavaScript on your page. Using <a href="https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/1843" rel="nofollow">firebug</a> I get things like Shadowbox is not defined. Because of those bugs the snow script isn't run. I'm afraid you're on your own fixing those issues.

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    Bei mir schneit es leider auch nicht.... Also soweit ich sehe, sind die wp_head und wp_footer Tags in meinem Template... Trotzdem will es nicht....

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      Probier mal die Punkte 4 und 5 von <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_WordPress_Within_Your_Site" rel="nofollow">dieser Seite</a>.

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        Hallo Nicolas,

        danke für deine Antwort. Das kann es aber nicht sein, da ich diese einstellungen in meinem blog schon vorgenommen habe...

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    Maybe some hailstones that fall down really quickly then bounce around at the bottom of your screen and collect up in the corners? No, seriously, it's a great plugin... just need an occasional Santa...

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    In Firefox version 2.0.0.18 doesn't work.

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      It does for me with firefox 2.0.0.18. Does it work with other browsers?

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    Hi ! Thank you for your plugin.

    But, i have a little problem : i can't see any snow on my blog.
    And i have wp_footer and wp_header.
    So, if you have any time, can you go to my website to find the problem please ?
    www.ecchi-sama.fr

    Thank you very much and good winter !!! :D

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      Can you send me a copy of your theme? I don't see anything that's wrong...

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    Nicolas, ich hab mir auch grad mal den Quelltext angesehen. Mir fällt auf, dass gerade bei dem snowplugin "/wordpress" fehlt. Da sind alle Verlinkungen www.../wp-content/plugins/... Bei allen anderen ist www..../wordpres/wp-content/plugins. Meinst du das? Mein Wordpress liegt ja im Ordner wordpress...

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      Ja, ich hab mir das eben auch noch mal angeschaut. Kannst du mal versuchen in der Datei nksnow.php die drei get_bloginfo('url') in get_bloginfo('wpurl') zu ändern? Sag bitte bescheid falls es dann klappt (oder auch wenn nicht)

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        Vielen Dank, Nicolas. Das hat geholfen, es schneit nun. Super. Danke für deine Mühe.

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    Hallo Nicolas,
    Ich hatte das selbe Fehlerbild wie simanja. Nach der Änderung der get_bloginfo ('url') in ('wpurl') fallen die Flocken, aber sie haben jetzt eine Art Rahmen. Der sieht aus wie ein "L".

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      Hallo Hermann, das ist das CSS aus deinem template. Versuch mal img.nksnow { border: 0 } ans Ende deiner style.css anzufügen (im template).

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    Ich hab eine Unverträglichkeit mit dem Plugin Shadowbox JS festgestellt. Wenn dieses Plugin aktiviert ist schneits einfach nicht!

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      Yes ! I have the same problem ! Thank you Michael ! So now, we must found a solution .... :X

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    To make nksnow xhtml compliant the following changes are necessary:

    nksnow.php line 240:
    echo "\n";

    snow.js line 80/81:
    document.getElementById("_" + i).style.top=posy[i] + "px";
    document.getElementById("_" + i).style.left=posx[i] + "px";

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      Really? Can you point me to the specs that say that newlines are mandatory after an &lt;img&gt;? Renaming the &lt;img&gt; ids is probably a good idea, but again, what specs say that foo translates to _foo in JS? And why is being XHTML compliant related to the JS at all? (well, and I have no idea if the users who install the plugin use XHTML at all... my own blog isn't compliant either :-| )

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    And a merry christmas to you too! :) Thanks for the early plugin gift.

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    Hello, great plugin! But it doesn't work on my website. :(
    Thanks for your help.
    Emilie

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    Add me to the group of users who can't use nksnow with shadowbox js installed. Not sure why, but the two don't play nice together :-(.

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      Please try the <a href="http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/nksnow.zip" rel="nofollow">development version</a>, I have updated the JavaScript and it could work now....

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    Does the Snow plugin works in combination with WP Popup Scheduler ?
    Because it isnt working on my site or i am doing something wrong ?
    The site is django-reviews.com.
    There are minor bugs but its a very good plugin

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      Please try the <a href="http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/nksnow.zip" rel="nofollow">development version</a> too.

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    nice work, im using it on my webblog..
    thanks..
    visit my web to chect it..

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    Can I use this snowflakes for blogspot? If so, how can I use it?

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    Hello, I'm certainly not an expert at this but I'm stuck on #4 of your install directions.

    how do I: "Configure as you like" because there seems to be no extra links/buttons upon activating this plugin?

    LMk,
    Bernard

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      In the menu go to Settings and then Snow and more. It looks like your template is missing the wp_footer() call, please read the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/faq/" rel="nofollow">FAQ</a>.

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    Hey it worked! It's snowing now and I even through up a quickie snowball design of my own. If yu want it just holler and I'll send it to you.

    Is there anyway to double the amount of snowflakes falling down?

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    Worked like a charm on my <a href="http://curiosblog.rottigni.net" rel="nofollow">CuriosBlog</a> and on my <a href="http://stoneblog.stonesoft.com" rel="nofollow">Corporate Blog</a>, but not on <a href="http://mwc.rottigni.net" rel="nofollow">this other blog</a> I have.
    Any idea?
    wp_head and wp_footer calls seem to be there...
    Thanks in advance for this wonderful plugin and... Merry Xmas!

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      It looks like the wp_footer call is missing.

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    For some reason I cant get this to work in IE but it works fine in firefox and netscape. Any reason why this wouldnt work in IE?

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      No idea, it works fine for me in IE6 and IE7.

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    Hi,
    Does not work on my blog referenced above. I checked for the header and footer php codes you mentioned and they appear to be there. I usually use FF (they just did an update). I checked in IE7 to see if it worked there but it does not. I don't want to use the snowflakes, I want to use the teardrops on one particular post. Any help would be much appreciated.

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      I can see the flakes on every page of your blog.

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    It's not working on my blog. Could you please tell me what's wrong there?

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    You should add alt=\"snow\" on the 277th line in the nksnow.php. In this way you will make it valid.
    http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nkuttler.de/%2Fnksnow%2F&amp;charset=%28detect+automatically%29&amp;doctype=Inline&amp;group=0&amp;user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.606

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      Very good suggestion, thanks!

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    Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /homepages/36/d210241611/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/nksnow/nksnow.php on line 280

    Lol : nice update :D (i'm not angry but be careful beacause i think that i'm not alone ...)

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      Sigh. Another incompatibility with older versions... hopefully fixed in 0.7.5. Alternatively, you should be able to fix it by simply re-selecting the snowflakes you want on the settings page. Thanks for reporting.

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    Sorry for this "double-post". Not fixed with 0,7,5.
    I looked the source code but i found nothing ...

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    Did you try to re-select which flakes you want? Incompatible with older versions of this plugin!

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    I guess you mean JavaScript? Sure, post a link.

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    thanks a lot for your plugin
    we 'll use it all january month maybe february
    good work !

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    How do you get the other things like leaves and stuff?

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      Hi emily, have a look at the settings page: Settings -&gt; Snow and more.

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    I'm having strange problems with the plugin in IE7. The snowflakes collect at some point in the middle of the page and throw the design out of alignment. Any idea why that could? Might be my theme...

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      Juno, can you post an URL so that I can have a look?

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    I love the configuration for your nksnow plugin for wordpress. You get an A+ for being the kind of person that gives open source a superior reputation

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    Hi,
    I downloaded this to my wordpress plugins. I love the snow and everything, but it;s only showing the snow. I want the leaves thats all!

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      Hi Jaime-Lynn, check the Settings -&gt; Snow and more page.

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    Nice plugin, thanks for share.

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    Not working for IE8

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      kym, could you be more specific? On which URL does it not work? Does it work in a different browser on the same computer?

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    Your snow-plugin is great! It snows perfectly.

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    Great plugin Nicolas! I do have a question though:
    I'm trying to use the "Show snowflakes only on pages whose URI contains" feature but only want the snowflakes on the homepage (where the url is only http://www.whatever.com/). How can I achieve this?
    Many thanks,

    Joe

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      Hi Joe, use / for the homepage and use the checkbox to limit the effect to that page.

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    Best. snowfall. plugin. EVER.

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    Not working for me. I can see the configuration page, but not snowing on my page...

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      Did you check the <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/nksnow/faq/" rel="nofollow">FAQ</a> yet?

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        yes, i check the FAQ, but don't help me.

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    my theme use wp_head, but don't use wp_footer

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      Well, just add it yourself somewhere in the footer. If you had the theme made for you you should tell the developer to fix it. Other plugins might break as well.

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    Another question, how do I not stop snowing. I increase the number of elements that fall into more than 20?

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      For the first question please read the options page. More than 20 objects are not possible.

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    ok, thanks.

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    This is my favorite WP plugin. As a balloon twister I love the floating balloon mode. I am wondering would it be possible to add some balloon animals to the plugin?

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      Hi Carl, I'm glad you like it. You can add your own pictures to the plugin, it's documented on the settings page. However, they will be lost if you use automatic plugin upgrades. That's something I still have to work on. If you made the images yourself you could send them to me and I'll look if I include them.

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    Hey Nick!

    Its a wonderful plugin!

    However I have a query,is it possible to display this in the background only,like only in the the left side and right side not in the main content page...

    It sounds confusing?Ok how about the snow flakes falling only on where it is marked red in the pic :http://bit.ly/6dOX6N

    Thankyou!

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      Hmmm, I think you should use CSS (z-index probably) to do that. I guess I could make the plugin to limit the snow to ONE side of the page but not two. Haven't looked at this part of the code in a long time.

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        Thank you for the prompt reply! :)

        Is there any way I could modify the page.php - position style//to attain the same?

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        Unfortunately I can't help you with this. IIRC the flakes have a z-index of + or - 1000 if that helps.

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    Hello
    great plugin but i cant change the size of the snowballs.I have tried to change the flakesize but nothing change.

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      Hi Olga, the flakesize setting is only for images you upload yourself to the plugin.

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    Hi Nicolas,

    This is great your pluIng.
    I like it.
    Thanks a lot :lol:
    Anh

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      :-)

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    Ein schönes Schmankerl für meine Blogseite. Und gar nicht aufdringlich - einfach was fürs Auge :-)

    LG Sylvi

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    Ein sehr gutes, unaufdringliches WP-Plugin. Danke.

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      Dankeschön! Thanks!

      There will be an update really soon with many many new beautiful pictures. Stay tuned!

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    Hello Nicolas,
    Your Wordpress plugins are so neat! Thanks for sharing them. Happy Holidays to you.

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    Your new updated PlugIn is very beautiful.
    Thanks a lot.
    Mery Christmas and Hapy new Year 2010

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    Very special and nice design!

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    Thank you all! The new pictures have been contributed by <a href="http://wagashi-net.de/blog/wagashimaniac/" rel="nofollow">Neko</a>, make sure to check out her Wagashi Maniac blog!

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    nice and cute snowflake plugin for this christmas.

    merry x' mas

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    It would be really nice if it was possible to turn on/off the effect at a date+time. Nice job and a Happy New Year!

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    Very beautiful..Could you can make other effect ?.. Like Cherry petals (sakura)fall ?..

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    HI Nicolas i love your plugin but i have a problem. Im useing Wordpress and all my pages have your snow and hearts but one of the pages the snow is not working. Is there a page limit for this to work? or is there something i can do to fix this.

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      This is very odd. I would guess it's a problem with your theme.

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    you are great! i want to ask that how can i make turned on/off button. cas some people want to read articles so seriously. so i request that

    thank you.

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      Hi maSa, I like the idea, but I'm not sure yet how to do such a thing. I'll have to think about it.

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    Hi nicolas, great plugin! greetings from indonesia. take a look your great arts in my blog :)

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      The hearts are super cute, aren't they. :-D Like all new pictures they were created by <a href="http://wagashi-net.de/blog/ wagashimaniac/" rel="nofollow">Neko</a>. Thank you!

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    Nicolas,
    I love the snow flakes &amp; leaves, is it possible to make one with hearts for use this coming Valentines Day?

    Thank you,
    Emmy

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    Actually, I just found the heart image, AWESOME, thanks!!!

    Emmy

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    Iv tested this thing, and the plugin works great. But i wanted to know, is there a way you can get the snow/leafs to go under the text you have on your blog?

    Ohhh ya a buttom to turn off/on the plugin would be a very nice detail.
    Not sure how hard it is to fix, but would be a nice thing to have.

    Regards Anders

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      The position should be changeable through the z-index CSS property, which depends on the theme you use. I like the on/off idea. I think such buttons are relatively easy to implement, I'll look into it. Thanks for the suggestion.

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    I can only get one color of the balloons to go but still need to figure out what to edit to make the balloons float

    thank you
    chris

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      I see you got it working by now. Nice.

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    That looks awesome! How ever: I got this error when trying to activate the plugin:

    Fatal error: Call to undefined function register_uninstall_hook() in nksnow.php on line 38

    (Older version of WP)

    Any ideas or suggestions?

    Very thankful for an fast answer - it would be nice to use it at Valentine... *crying*

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      Hmmm, you should really upgrade your WordPress install. A quick fix would be to simply remove line 38, I'll think about a better solution.

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    Yes, I know. I will do that, but maybe not tomorrow :-)

    Thanks x millions for the very fast answer - and it worked! Simply awesome!

    I'll test it some more later and see what I think about it, looks very promising already though!

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    Can you do bumble bees, flower petals, or raindrops for other seasons.

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      I can't design at all. Almost all current images were contributed.

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    Hi. It works fine in Firefox, but IE throws a javascript error:

    "Object required"

    src="http://milehighmarketing.com/wp-content/plugins/nksnow//snow.js"

    It appears that there is a double "//" in the js reference. Firefox somehow gets around that, but IE just ignores it and doesn't show the snow.

    Please investigate and see if a fix is needed.

    Since I'm in the Rockies I need some snow :)

    Thanks,
    Jeff
    MileHighTechGuy

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    I am such a novice -- I installed the plug-in but have no settings option. I looked at the 'edit', but that goes into CSS and I'm terrified of blundering around that since I do not know what I am doing. Would you mind pointing me to where I would select settings? So many thanks. I am so looking forward to seasonally changing out things. :-)

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    Doh! I'm slow but I got there! Thanks anyway!

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    Thank you for a great plugin. I’m very appreciate it. Cheers!

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    Hey Nicolas, this is a great plugin - I have a science fiction themed site (http://www.jonathanrice.com) and I figured I might be able to do something fun - check out the result, it looks terrific! I recommend that anyone who's thinking of using this plugin use their imagination, now that the graphic can go up as well as down. A lot of fun with very little work... by me, anyway!

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      Great! I'm glad you like it.

      I think I need to update the plugin, I've just realized that custom images will be deleted on automatic plugin upgrade. That needs to be fixed.

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    I LOVE THIS PLUGIN!!!
    I just wanted to let you know the plug in works great, looks fantastic. I uploaded my own images and was amazed at all the different settings.
    Great work!!!

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      Thank you Kelly! :-)

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    I using Joomla , but now for my friend I making blog on WP. I has found your nice plugin and will install to friends blog. Plugin is very usefull , thanks.

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      Thank you!

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    hi there,

    just like to ask why i couldnt see the &quot;setting&quot; button? all i see is activate and deactivate????

    thanks :)

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      Setting button? Not sure what you mean. Go to Settings -&gt; Snow and more

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    I have used your snowflakes plugin and your fireworks, both are outstanding. I would like to be able to have something different every month. You said there are many in the folder you get when you download, like balloons, falling leaves (I hope). I don't see a folder or anything that looks like I could change them. Am I missing something?

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      Settings -> snow and more?

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    Works great - have rated - leaves will be falling on the blog of my son during September.

    How about some pumpkins ;) ?

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      Yeah, pumpkins other other scary things would be great, but I'm not a designer. All the nicer images weren't done by me. I can add images to the plugin if their license allows it.

      Oh, this reminds me that I need to fix the "add your own pictures" feature...

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    Very fantastic effect, thank you!

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    Will you be updating your plug-in for WP 3.0.1 any time soon? It looks like a great plug-in but I can't get it to work on 3.0.1.

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      I'm not sure what you mean, the plugin works fine for me.

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    Excellent script, I was looking for something like that in worpress but with the difference that i was looking to move from left to right to show those meadow hay balls blowing like in the western landscape do you know a script that do that? or have you consider something like that in a future version?

    Thanks ;)

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    Really nice Plugins.i use this Plugins my blog...!!!
    Thanx

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    Yhe text for the setting say that "If you add your own images to the pics directory they will appear in the table above."
    How can I add my own images? I have made some 3D GIFs for the seasons that I would like to try if they work but I cannot find a function to use or upload customs pics as the text above indicate that I can.
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      You have to upload the through your FTP client. There's no upload built into the plugin.
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    The text for the setting say that "If you add your own images to the pics directory they will appear in the table above."
    How can I add my own images? I have made some 3D GIFs for the seasons that I would like to try if they work but I cannot find a function to use or upload customs pics as the text above indicate that I can.
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      You can upload images with your FTP client.
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    Hello.

    Great plugin!

    I have tried to find a small transparent image of a guitar. But no luck.
    Do you happen to know a website where I might be lucky? Did you do your pictures yourself?

    Best regards
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      Hi. Sorry, no idea about guitars. I did some of the pictures myself and some were contributed.
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      For Michael:

      http://www.veryicon.com/search/guitar/
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        Great! Thanks :-)
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    Hallo!

    Super Plugin, vielen Dank!!
    Zwei Fragen:

    - Ich bekomme das mit der Startseite nicht hin. Ich hab dir URL der Startseite eingegeben, aber dann sieht man gar nicht. Was muß ich da eintragen?
    - Kann man die Objekte mit einem Link hinterlegen?

    Schöne Grüße
    Vorarlberg
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      Hallo,

      nein, Links auf den Bildern ist nicht möglich. Um nur auf der Startseite angezeigt zu werden.. hmm.. ich vermute dass / das ermöglichen sollte.
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        Hallo Nicolas,

        Hast du schon eine Info für mich, wie ich es nur auf der Startseite schneien lasse?
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          / und Häkchen bei genaue Übereinstimmung (oder wie ich das übersetzt habe) setzen. Ist auch in der readme.txt beschrieben.
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            Super, so funktioniert's! Jetzt hab ich es auch kapiert. Vielen Dank!
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    Hello! amazing plugin! I love it! :D but I having problem making it work in Chrome. Works just a minute when is activated and then didn't show up anymore. In the others (at least in explorer) works fine.

    What should I do? thank you so much!
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    Beautyfull plugin) For russian winter thats good_))
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    wo kann man denn bitte die Demo sehen?
    Danke.
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      Ich benutze nicht mehr wordpress für diese Seite, also leider nicht hier.
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    I have just installed your plugin and just wanted to say thank-you so much it's just brilliant. I wasn't sure it would work on the latest version of wordpress but it works perfectly. As I do alot of graphic's I can make anything I want go up or down ( have just made spiders for halloween lol )in fact I have spent hours making all kinds of stuff all I wanted was some different balloons for New Year.

    I just wanted to know is there a way to make it only appear on the front page and not the post pages.

    Thank-you again
    Leza
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      Yes, it's possible to have the effect only on the frontpage. It should be explained in the readme.txt.
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    Hello, I'm using your plugin on my site, I have a question, as an achievement that only show up on the homepage if the blog is installed in a subdirectory?
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      Well it shoule be the same as for the homepage, except that you don't put / into the uri filter but /whatever/
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    What size do I make the graphics? I want to do easter eggs for March. Also, how do I download them into the plug-in?
    Thanks.
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      The admin page has a few suggestions for adding custom images. You can't download images with my plugin, you'll have to upload your own with an ftp client, put them into the existing pics directory.
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    looks like this is not working with the latest version of wordpress 3.7.1 any chance you will be updating it?
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      Hrm.. doubtful..
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