In this article, you will learn about the Countdown timer element and how to use it.
About Countdown timer element
The Countdown Timer element allows you to add a real-time countdown to your page to increase conversion rate. You can use this element to create a sense of urgency for the products, or simply give an estimated time of arrival on a special occasion (spring sale, new collection, store opening, etc) of your business.
Countdown timer element comes with multiple variations of covering most of the needs. But we will continue to add more variations to help you save time.
Drag a variation to layout and see how it can be configured.
Countdown timer configuration
Countdown timer element comes with plenty of parameters allowing you to fine-tune content appearance reaching the best possible conversion rate.
Select the element in layout to see its parameters.
The parameters in the General tab are specific for this element
The parameters in Styling and Advanced tabs are common for all elements. Read about them in this article.
|Expiration Time||Enter the date and time that you want the countdown to be expired on.
Format: month / day / year, hour:minute
|Style||Choose the style preset you want for the countdown timer (Basic, Bordered or Fitted)|
|Reverse||Enable this option will switch the place of the text (Days, Hours, Mins, Secs) and the number.|
|Show Day||Choose to show or hide the number of Days on the timer.|
|Day||The text you want to be used for “Day”|
|Hour||The text you want to be used for “Hour”|
|Minute||The text you want to be used for “Minute”|
|Second||The text you want to be used for “Second”|
Important: The evergreen feature is not supported by PageFly because we believe that it is unethical to create a false sense of scarcity and urgency for buyers. Evergreen countdown timer is a timer that can reset itself every time the page is loaded instead of expiring after a fixed amount of time.