Countdown Timer element

Before going into specific steps, you can watch this video on how to set up the Countdown Timer for your page


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 rates. You can use this element to create a sense of urgency for products, or simply give an estimated time of arrival on a special occasion (spring sale, the new collection, store opening, etc) of your business.

Choose the first icon named Add element of the left sidebar. The Countdown Timer element is in the ADVANCED section.

Note that you can search this element by using the search function instead of finding it in the sidebar.

pagefly countdown timer

Countdown Timer element comes with multiple variations covering most of your needs. But we will continue to add more variations to help you save time.

Drag a variation to your 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 for the best possible conversion rate.

Select the element in the layout to see its parameters.

In this article, we will show the parameters of the General and Styling tabs for the Countdown timer element.

General tab’s parameters
1. CONTENT 1.1 Countdown Start: There are 3 options to set up the countdown timer:
a. At a specific time:

  • Start time: choose the date and time to start the countdown with the format: year/ month/ day; hour: minute.
  • Countdown Restart: use this option if you want the evergreen countdown. It automatically refreshes the countdown which includes:
    • Never
    • Every hour
    • Every day
    • Every week
    • Every month

b. On the first visit: the countdown timer starts to count when a visitor opens a tab and it continues counting when they open in another tab.
c. On every visit: the countdown timer starts to count in every tab when a visitor opens them.

1.2 Countdown End:

  • At a specific time: set up for the end time with the format: year/ month/ day; hour: minute
  • At a specific period: set up for countdown period with the format: days/ hours/ mins/ secs.

1.3 Redirect When Ends: this option is used in many cases, especially the flash sales.
Enables you to insert the URL of the page when the countdown timer ends, then when the countdown ends, it will bring to that page.

1.4 Hide If Inactive: enable this option to hide the countdown timer when it is inactive.

2.ATTRIBUTES This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
3. VISIBILITY This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
4. ANIMATION This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
Styling tab’s parameters
1. OVERALL You can read about the OVERALL parameter here.
2. SPACING You can read about the SPACING parameter here.
3. TYPOGRAPHY You can read about the TYPOGRAPHY parameter here.
4. BACKGROUND You can read about the BACKGROUND parameter here.
5. BORDER You can read about the BORDER parameter here.
6. DISPLAY You can read about the DISPLAY parameter here.
7. CUSTOM CSS You can read about the CUSTOM CSS parameter here.

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