Countdown

Countdown 1.5

No permission to buy ($25.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $25.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:

https://www.xf2addons.com/

Note: all my XF1 add-ons are still 100% free and are supported by donations.

Description:

Displays a Countdown widget.

(Example of Countdown widget)

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(Example of Countdown admin link)

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(Example of Countdown admin page)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • All phrases start with countdown_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-Countdown-1.5.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/Countdown directory to your server.
  3. Copy the countdown.js file to the js/xf directory.
  4. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Widget setup:
  1. From the Admin Control Panel select the Widgets under the Appearance tab.
  2. Click the Add widgets button.
  3. Select the Countdown widget.
  4. Widget key = countdown
  5. Title = (leave blank)
  6. Display in positions = Forum list: Sidebar
  7. Click Save.
Options page:

Enter link to the countdown.js file.

Language editing:

If your forum is in a language other than English, you can change the labels under each number of the countdown timer. This will require you to edit the countdown.js file. Edit the following section:

Code:
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.

Q: Is the countdown shown for the visitors timezone?
A: No. The countdown is shown in UTC.
Likes: RobinHood
Author
AndyB
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Countdown v1.5 changes: Removed support for legacy upgrade.
  2. See description

    Countdown v1.4 changes: Added options page so a link to the countdown.js file can be entered.
  3. See description

    Countdown v1.3 changes: Added Countdown admin link and page so the countdown time can be easily...

Latest reviews

Excellent as every addon from AndyB. With this addon you're able to setup a small countdown in your forum so that everyone know how much time will be for a particular event. Great!
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