How to enable snowfall effect on WordPress Blogs?

If you have visited DailyTechTuts.com in past few days, then you might have noticed snow flakes falling all over this blog! Check out following video to see the snowfall effect in action:

Why this was done?:

  • This is the month of December and winter season can be experienced in almost all parts of the world. Some countries in the northern hemisphere also gets plenty of snowfall during this season.
  • December month is the month of major festivals like Christmas and New Year.
  • I got very much inspired by the falling snow effect on the official WordPress.com homepage and many of its sub-pages. Even many free users of WordPress.com reported sudden activation of snowfall effect on their blog.

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WordPress Themes Compatible with Google’s Mobile Friendly Update

Responsive web design is the new age technique for designing websites. This technique uses CSS3 media queries to render web pages, which ensures that your website adapts (resizes) itself automatically to fit the resolution of any device on which it’s being accessed.

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Basic Yet Best Robots.txt format for WordPress

If you are using WordPress as your website’s/blog’s Content Management System and would like to communicate with good bots of various search engines (like Google, Yahoo!, Bing etc.) and services (like Alexa, Archive.org etc.) about which areas of your site should not be processed or scanned by them, then lets check out in this post the best format of robots.txt file for your self-hosted site.

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Integrate a Challenge Response Test in WordPress to prevent SPAM

CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) is a type of computing test which is used to determine whether a particular user is a human or a web bot. A CAPTCHA can greatly help you in preventing/reducing comment spam, as all your site visitors have to take a human verification test every time they try to post a comment in your blog. If you’d like to implement CAPTCHA in your WordPress installation, then the best plugin for accomplishing this task is Conditional CAPTCHA.

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