SocialCountdown Plugin


SocialCountdown WordPress plugin provides an easy way to integrate an existing SocialCountdown timer into a WordPress webpage.

To create a free SocialCountdown timer, navigate to

The plugin provides the short code: [sc_widget]

To include a SocialCountdown timer on a WordPress post, simply include the following short code:

[sc_widget timerid=”abc-123-0000000″]

where “abc-123-0000000” is the id of the countdown you are embedding. The short code will render a widget of the referenced countdown timer complete with the background image that was defined.


  • This shows a rendered countdown timer on a WordPress blog.


  1. Upload ‘socialcountdown_shortcode.php’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the shortcode [sc_widget timerid=””] in your WordPress posts


Q. Why does my rendered widget have a hidden number with a slight shadow to the right?

A. Because you did not provide enough space for the widget to render its entire width. The widget needs 723 pixels.

Contributors & Developers

“SocialCountdown Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 1.2

Bug fixes.