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Free WordPress timer plugin like Google Calendar with Countdown Time

Countdown Timer – Widget Countdown is a free WordPress countdown timer if you are a website admin and have a milestone or important date coming up that is important to you and might be necessary to your website visitors. This timer will create a sense of urgency within your visitors and gently foster conversions. 

Creating and publishing a timer can all be done for free with WP Online Support's Countdown Timer Ultimate plugin. The plugin is reliable and safe, with over 20,000 active installations and a strong development team. This plugin does have competitors such as Countdown Timer, Uji Countdown, and JQuery T Countdown Widget.

As easy as 3,2,1

Several plugins are claiming to be "very simple"; however, this one here is simple. After install and activation, users can visit the How It Works tab in the Countdown Timer menu for a quick run down. Potential users should undoubtedly check out the demo for this plugin. If you know what you are counting down to, you are ready to go. 

To add a timer, you will need to name the timer, select the expiration date and time, and then decide how you want your timer to look esthetic wise and publish. After that, you will view your timer from the plugin's menu; you can copy and paste the shortcode for the timer into the page or post you would like to display the timer. 

The free version of this plugin allows users to customize each countdown timer's width, colour, and animation style. The developers have three different timer styles to select from; users can view these in the demo. There is even a fully responsive timer option and the ability to create an unlimited amount of timers. 

Pro Features 

Users who upgrade to the Pro version of the Countdown Timer Ultimate plugin will have access to more than 12 different styles of timers. Users will also have the ability to integrate countdown timers into coupons and the option to display custom text upon timer expiration; you can schedule a timer to start a specific date, along with more premium features.

Counting down

If something is important to you, don't be afraid to let others know about it. There are many ways you can go about sending this message. It would be best if you used everything you have to spread this message, don't forget that timer. 

Users also have the choice to display days, hours, minutes, and seconds or not. This plugin is compatible with the Guentburge block. 


  • Works with Geutenburge
  • Unlimited timers with free plugin
  • Scheduling future timers


  • Only 3 styles of timers
  • Expensive plugin

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