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Countdown Plus

Countdown Plus 1.0

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Provides a countdown timer in the sidebar.
Compatible XF 1.x versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

Provides a countdown timer in the sidebar.

This add-on requires the [bd] Widget Framework.

(Example of Countdown in sidebar)


(Example of Countdown Admin link)


(Example of Admin page)


(Example of Group Permissions)


  • Easy to use Admin page.
  • All phrases start with countdownplus_ for your convenience.
  1. Download countdownplus_v1.0.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy directory to your server, the correct location is library/Andy.
  3. Upload the countdownplus.js file to the js/xenforo folder.
  4. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the Install Add-on page.
  5. Upload the addon-CountdownPlus_v1.0.xml file.
  6. Click the Install Add-on button.

This add-on requires the [bd] Widget Framework add-on located here:


User Group Permissions:

Countdown Show - set the Registered user group to Allow.
Countdown Admin - set the Administrative user group to Allow.

Countdown Labels:

In order to change the labels under each number of the countdown timer, you will need to edit the countdown.js file. Edit the following section as needed:
var CountdownLabelsArray = {
    second : "SECONDS",
    minute : "MINUTES",
    hour : "HOURS",
    day : "DAYS",
    month : "MONTHS",
    year : "YEARS"
Questions and Answers:

Q: Can I have more than one countdown at a time?
A: No. Only one countdown entry should be active at a time.

Q: How can I change the colors of the Countdown Timer?
A: Edit the andy_countdown template.

Q: Why is the time entered into the Countdown Admin page not the same as seen in the Countdown timer?
A: The time entered into the Countdown Admin page needs to be entered using UTC time.

Q: Will the Countdown timer in the sidebar show the correct time?
A: Yes. The add-on will adjust to the correct timezone based on the forums default timezone and or members timezone.​

Database table:

This add-on creates a table called xf_countdownplus in your database.

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The perfect match for my need, I was looking for such a light addon to show a countdown to some event. Would love to have the option to show multiple timers inside a single sidebar block.