How To Add A Countdown Timer Widget In WordPress

Add A Countdown Timer

Adding a new feature? Or want to showcase important events like upcoming pages, events, anniversaries, or even more? Then Countdown timer is the widget that you must use have. As a newbie, you might not find the countdown timer element in the editor. 

But, worry not. In this post, I will show you how to add a countdown timer widget in WordPress. Later on, you will be able to add a countdown timer on your own. 

Let’s start then. 

How To Add A Countdown Timer Widget In WordPress

To add a countdown first download and install the Ultimate Blocks plugin from the WordPress plugins inventory. 

After installing the plugin don’t forget to activate it. 

Now open your post or page where you want to add a countdown timer. Click on the Add block button and search for the ‘Countdown’ block. 

Click on the block and insert it on your page/post. Now you have a beautiful timer is on your page. 

On the block settings on the right side set the time of your countdown. 

If you wish you can change the color of your countdown timer from the block options. 

You can move your time units according to your needs. If you set Week as the largest unit, timer will begin with week and if you set Second as the smallest unit, timer will end with seconds. 

There are three different styles comes with the countdown block of Ultimate Blocks.

You can show a round clock timer. 

Or Timer as text. 

Or digital clock timer. If you want to show any message after the countdown timer runs our you can write it below. 

Set alignment or format text. Then use your countdown timer in anywhere you like. 

The whole thing is kept simple so that you can insert a countdown timer without any difficulties. 

Final Words

Isn’t the whole process is easy? Now go and add beautiful timers to your website. If you still face any difficulties, ask me and I will happily help you. If you liked the post, please share it with your friends. 

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