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Countdown Clock

Display an animated countdown clock on your sidebar. Select from several clock designs, colors, sizes, pictures and animations. Responsive plugin, ser

I am getting a "Fatal error: Cannot instantiate non-existent class: datetimezone"

Versions 1.2+ of the plugin requires at least version 5.x of PHP. To run the plugin with PHP4 servers, design the widget directly in mycountdown.org/getwidget, take the widget code and paste it into a WordPress "Text" widget on the sidebar. Alternatively use version 1.1 of the plugin, which does not have timezone support.

My wordpress is older than 2.8

Download version 1.3 of the countdown-clock, which is compatible with 1.5 or higher

I cannot find the event I want

Have a quick look in mycountdown.org, and search for your event, e.g. halloween, christmas, birthday, wedding, or pregnancy. Then go to "Event Type" dropdown, choose and save your selection. Then go to countdown drop-down and find your countdown, save the selection.

I want my own event

Select "My Countdown" event type and save, then choose from the "list of events" drop-down, and save again. A date and text input boxes will appear for your messages.

Can I paste the countdown onto my page on a post, rather than a sidebar

Yes, the javascript code is available directly from mycountdown.org. You must paste the javascript into the post in HTML mode.

I cannot input my chosen message

Some events are preset e.g. Christmas, and the dates have been preset for you. Some events are customizable e.g. Birthday. Go to "Event type" dropdown, choose "My countdown", save settings. Text boxes will appear for your event and the message on the day of the event.

How do I customize the colours?

Go to the Appearance->Widgets tab in your wordpress admin panel, and choose click on settings for the countdown clock, select text, border and background colors from the drop downs

Why do I need to choose the event type and countdown type ?

Choosing the event type will provide the best selection of background pictures and animations

Can I set the time of day and world timezone for the event ?

Yes, select from the timezone dropdown select the time zone in your area.

Can I set the time of day for the event ?

Yes, select the hour of your event

Can I have multiple widgets on the sidebar ?

Yes, versions 1.4 upwards allow multiple widgets on the sidebar and page.

Is there support ?

Further support is available at mycountdown.org/support,

Email & Twitter

Any problems please email me, email is widgets at mycountdown.org. Or send a message on twitter.com/mycountdown

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.11
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 4,000+


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