MC Annual Upcounter

Description

Pounds of wasted food, gallons of ice cream, babies born, cars sold — any number that accrues througout the year …
* Enter a total number of anything for the year. This plugin shows the corresponding number at this date and time in a continuously-running counter on website pages.
* The counter will automatically re-set to zero at midnight on December 31.
* You can re-set the total number for the year at any time and the plugin will recalculate.

Screenshots

  • This is the counter on a national gleaning organization website.
  • Here's an example based on 465 million gallons per year.
  • This is an upcount of babies born in the U.S., most recently, 3,788,235 in a year.
  • This is the settings page. Enter your annual total and how often you want the counter to update on the web page.

Installation

  1. Download and Activate the plugin.
  2. The settings page link is on the left vertical menu, as “MC Annual Upcounter” under “Settings, and also under the namne on the plugins list.”
  3. On the settings page, enter the number that is your total for the year. The plugin will track the count, by second, throughout the year.
  4. On the settings page, enter how often the counter will update, 1-60 seconds.
  5. Add the shortcode [mcau_annual_upcounter] to any page, sidebar, or the footer. Add it to your text to have the count show in a sentence.

FAQ

How often will the counter update on the webpage?

  • It will recalculate and update on the page every 1 to 60 seconds. You set the update frequency.

What is the shortcode?

  • [mcau_annual_upcounter]

Where can I enter the shortcode?

  • On any page or pages, sidebar, or footer.

Can I re-set the total for the year at any time?

  • Sure. The plugin will just do the math the next time the page loads.

How do I re-set the count on January 1?

  • You don’t have to, It will re-set to zero when the ball drops at midnight on New Year’s eve(GMT).

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Contributors & Developers

“MC Annual Upcounter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

  • 2.1.1 Code edit. Compatible with PHP 7.4
  • 2.1 Initial release on WordPress.org