Count All

Description

Very simple, highly customizable counter widget for showing difference in
days from a specified date and time. Allows HTML in title and body. Can
count up and down. Supports multiple instances.

Originally developed as a baby age counter, but can be used for any counting
job.

The options in the widget are:

  • Title is the widget’s title. It can contain HTML; its value is simply embedded into the resulting HTML page.

  • Content is the widget content field. It uses the DateInterval::format
    function to format the field contents. You can use any field specifiers from
    that function. Its contents are also embedded into the resulting HTML page,
    so over the %-tags, you are free to use any HTML you want.

  • Date specifies the date we should count difference from. Since this
    plugin simply calculates the difference between ‘now’ and the specified date
    (in 24-hour days), it can be used for counting down, for dates in the
    future, or counting up, for dates in the past.

You can have multiple instances of this widget, of course.

For an example usage, see the screenshots section.

The plugin requires PHP 5.3+ (for the DateInterval class).

Screenshots

  • Widget configuration (observe multiple instances)
  • This is how it looks in browser

Installation

The plugin consists of a single .php file, so it’s very easy:

  1. Upload count_all.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Start using it on the ‘Widgets’ submenu of ‘Appearance’

The plugin requires PHP 5.3+ (for the DateInterval class). For the WordPress widget support, it also requires WordPress 2.8+.

FAQ

The plugin requires PHP 5.3+ (for the DateInterval class).

Contributors & Developers

“Count All” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.3

  • Updated to PHP7

0.2

  • Removed ‘div’ tag around content, allowing for more flexibility.

0.1

  • Initial release