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[T3EXT DAY] Beautiful TYPO3 Snow Plugin

Christmas time? Do you want to add traditional snowfall to your TYPO3 site? Just use this plug-n-play TYPO3 extension with easy to use backend configuration.

This Christmas, Let it snow with our extension ns_snow!

Spread the cheers of winter by adding beautiful snowflakes and snowfall to your website.

Christmas Snow spreads the cheer of Christmas by adding beautiful snowflakes and snow-fall animation to your TYPO3 website with our little addon ns_snow and all the pages will show falling flakes of snow!

To make up for the lack of snow in our virtual world, you should see the snowflakes slowly zigging and zagging as they fall from the virtual sky!

Key features of ns_snow extension:

  • Easy for admin to manage.
  • Easy to enable or disable this extension from admin panel.
  • No database and file override is required for this extension.
  • Free extension.
  • Friendly and flexible configuration.
  • Cross-browsers compatibility.
  • No conflict with other extensions.
  • Make website Christmas ready!

1. Front-end view after plug-in installation

3. Back-end view after plug-in installation

3.1 Get the extension via composer

Using the command line

composer require nitsan/ns-snow:dev-master

3.2 Get the extension

In the TYPO3 backend you can use the extension manager (EM).

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.

Step 2: Get the extension

  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key ns_snow and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get the current version from extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_snow/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.

Step 3: Install the extension

3.3 Activate the TypoScript

The extension ships some static TypoScript code which needs to be included.

Step 1: Go to Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to Root page.

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from drop-down.

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button.

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab and add [NITSAN] Snow (ns_snow) extension to Selected Items list in Include static (from extensions): section

3.4 Configuration

Step 1: Go to Template.

Step 2: Select root page.

Step 3: Select Constant Editor > Plugin.Tx_Nssnow_Nssnow (13).

Step 4: Now, you can configure all the options which you want eg., Enable/Disable Snow, Flack color, Flack count etc., See below screenshot.

4. Cache clearing

Please use the buttons ‘Flush frontend caches’ and ‘Flush general caches’ from the top panel. The ‘Clear cache’ function of the install tool will also work perfectly.

5. Support

Feedback & Suggestions

Just download & try our ns_snow extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box and help us to do better!

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