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WordPress Countdown


Easily add JQuery Countdown easily to your page/post with one shortcode only

[wpc_countdown] Will show next 7 days countdown
[wpc_countdown targetdate=”2012-05-17″] format target date “Year-Month-Day”
[wpc_countdown targetdate=”2012-05-17-23-59-59″] format target date “Year-Month-Day-Hour-Minute-Second”
[wpc_countdown targetdate=”2012-05-17″ before=”

” after=”

“] => if you want to use wrapper.

See my article WordPress Countdown Plugin for details.

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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload wpcountdown folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add [wpc_countdown] in your post


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Change log


  • WordPress 4.2.* compatibility


  • Make format target available with “Year-Month-Day-Hour-Minute-Second”


  • First release of the plugin.