What better way to celebrate Valentine’s day then with a variety of WordPress gadgets that will capture the heart of everyone?
From simply red colored themes, picture perfect Wedding themes to some very special Valentine plugins, videos and simple business gadgets that you can use to spice things up in your website, it is not hard to realize that WordPress is more than just a platform for managing content and adding blogs, it is a viable marketing tool that can be used to attract potential clients and create significant brand exposure via social media.
What better way is there to market your brand than by adding special occasion elements? Everyone loves holidays and Valentine’s is just one of those global holidays that seems to tug at the heart and warm even the coldest of hearts.
Code Canyon and Videohive offer a number of really cool Valentine’s effects that can be added to WordPress in order to create really nice Valentine’s day functionality. If you added these to a nice red theme or wedding theme, you have created a really cool special holiday website that can be set up and taken down in a few minutes.
There is something very unique about a website that has taken the time to add some elements of design for each special occasion and people seem to appreciate the added effort. This appreciation might result in the difference between a number of sales and a new client.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Let us begin our Valentine’s celebration with some really amazing red designs.
1. Delicieux is a Valentine’s day delectable.
Part of the ten best restaurant and food collections, Delicieux is the perfect Valentine’s day theme for hotels and food industries websites who offer romantic dinners.
What is so perfect about this theme for holidays is that fact that it contains a live color changer. This means that during the regular season, you use your brand colors and during the holiday seasons, you can spice it up with a “festive” color with the click of a button.
A quick and easy way to add a little bit of red and a little bit of Valentine’s day into your theme.
Not to state the obvious, but nothing goes better with Valentine’s Day than a great dinner date, some wine and a whole lot of romance.
2. Creative Life ~ a rare gem.
Searching for Valentine’s red based themes, I came upon a very beautiful magazine theme that was created back in 2012. Even though it is a bit older, it is updated with WordPress 3.8 and proves that its framework is solid as a rock. This magazine style WordPress theme is called Creative life and it is a rare and beautiful gem.
Creative Life has a very transparent look and feel, is extremely bold and very attractive. Its interactive navigation menu feature and animated social icons adds a modern touch to this otherwise very classic style.
What is most appealing about the theme is that it has the perfect blend of modern style meets vintage classic design in a nicely laid out magazine style. Creative life tugs at your heart strings and if you are not careful, you may just fall in love with this theme.
- Ronika ~ bouncy and playful.
Ronica WordPress is a one page and multi page theme that lets you create a multitude of unique home page layouts with different color variations and animations. Loaded with tons of modern features, it is the perfect theme for creative agencies, freelancers and photographer wanting to showcase their work in a very playful and sexy fashion.
The hover effects and bouncy touch of this theme makes it so fun to use, you may just find yourself clicking on it time and time again.
The animated effects and fluid scrolling in this theme really are amazing and overall, it just has a great deal of “sex appeal.”
Wild Community ~ Make a connection!
Wild community is a social media networking WordPress theme in a box. It comes complete with BuddyPress integration and is the perfect theme for making connections. As part of Valentine’s day why not create a social network in you school, work or activity website that will allow your members to help one another by sharing information, creating reviews and a host of other fun and interactive social elements.
There is no better way to meet that special person than by joining groups and being active.
Wild community is an amazing Buddy Press theme that contains over 40 inner pages. Not to mention, it looks extremely hot with big bold red captions and headings.
This is a theme not to missed if you want to create a social networking website.
World Wide ~ Sizzingly Red Hot!
World Wide is a sizzling red hot premium magazine WordPress theme that has 7 blog styles, 5 different sidebar layouts and tons of element choices such as color, background pattern and fonts for creating endless possibilities.
A blogger’s dream come true, this magazine theme is so elegant and modern looking with its full width content area, it does not get much better than this.
The main content area is definitely the icing on the cake for this theme that contains some pretty cool features such as a news ticker, advanced page builder, retina display, responsive behavior and many other red hot features.
Love is in the air with these new Wedding themes!
Valentine’s day is the most popular day of the year when people become engaged and following shortly after, many of them begin making wedding plans.
Modern couples who are environmentally conscientious try to save paper by creating beautiful online wedding invitations and websites instead of sending paper invites. The idea when creating a wedding site is two fold, to invite guests and/or to plan the event while creating excitement for the upcoming nuptials.
This Valentine’s day ask your loved one to marry you in a very special way, by sharing your love story online with a theme like one of these.
Wedding Event – An invitation after my own heart
The Wedding Day responsive wedding invite WordPress theme is one of the easiest ways to quickly build a marriage website and invite your guests to share this special day with you. It can also double as the perfect way to ask someone to marry you. Start with the perfect proposal and then give the theme as a gift to your loved one in order to continue your love story until you arrive at your perfect moment.
Love is meant to be shared with the people in your life and Wedding day is the perfect theme to do just that because it is suitable for users with zero programming skills.
Choose your own wedding color with 7 predefined skins and endless list of short-codes to make personalized customizations.
The theme comes with 3 creative masks for gallery images, an easy parallax builder, boxed and full-width layouts, choice of backgrounds with boxed layout and a the revolutions slider for adding impressive sliders.
The Wedding day ~ A Picture perfect romance
The Wedding theme from creator vamtam is a responsive WordPress wedding theme that is so lively and interactive it feels very welcoming. The theme opens with an introduction to the bride and groom and the warmth of their love is carried throughout the theme in beautiful circled images. A guest book invites family and friends to be part of the website and the ready made page just for the wedding party adds a very nice personal touch.
What’s not to love about this theme that comes complete with a guest book, drag and drop page builder, layered slider plugin, plus free matching invitations if you really need to send some in the mail.
A picture perfect wedding theme for the most perfect day!
Tie the Knot
Tie the knot is a responsive WordPress theme that tells your love story in a unique timeline display and has a number of pretty impressive features such as animated and parallax splash screens, event management utilities, wedding countdown, portfolios and galleries to display your wedding photos.
It comes in multiple colors options and has many customizable features and is one of my personal favorite designs because it is quite elegant and very unique.
Plan your wedding in unique modern style using the tie the knot theme.
Light up your business this Valentine`s day with some cool effects!
Cool Valentine`s Email Templates
Ready made email templates make the job a whole lot easier than spending hours trying to create a nice HTML newsletter to send to customers. Templates are highly customizable and relatively cheap. In fact it makes much more sense to pay ten dollars for an email template then pay someone over a hundred dollars to create them for you. Email marketing is a huge part of a successful online business, but it takes a bit of a craft to fix them properly.
It never hurts to send a greeting to your loyal customers every holiday.
Video Transitions for Movies
There are a huge number of video transitions like this one that you can add to your client`s movies to provide some added effects or simply add some text to it to great you customers when they arrive on your website.
Send your loved one a craft video message as a nice gift!
Animated greeting cards
This really neat animated card plays music and animates creating a nice effect. Send it to anyone you care about for a nice and modern way to say, Ì love you!
Just as you might expect, the shake your phone application is just that, an application that sends hearts trickling down your phone when you shake it. While it really is not handy for much, it is just fun and sometimes in business and in life, you just have to live and love for the moment.
All of the effects seen here can be purchased at Themeforest
Happy Valentine`s Day everyone from the staff at WPthemes.org!