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WP Countdown To


When running wordpress for short term projects it can be useful to be able to count down to
the end point of the project. And often you’ll want to close comments after that point.

This plugin will allow you to do that, providing a hook to close comments and a helper to
show the countdown (in days) on your site.

To show the countdown add the following to your theme:

Please Note: This plugin is only tested on PHP5 and may not work on earlier versions.

To Do

  • Add automated tests
  • Solicit user feedback on further options


  • The settings page in use


  1. Upload wp-countdown-to to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the Countdown To option under Settings and make the appropriate entries


There are no frequently asked questions as yet.

Contributors & Developers

“WP Countdown To” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Consolidated code in use in various projects
  • Prepared for first release