Before going into specific steps, you can watch this video on how to set up the Countdown Timer for your page with PageFly.
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In this article, you will learn about the Countdown Timer element and how to use it.
Note that the countdown timer will be followed by the time where the store is set to.
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.
Access the Countdown timer element
Step 1: Click on the Plus icon which is the Add element function
Step 2: Click on the Countdown timer element in the dropdown menu
Step 3: Drag and drop the element you want into the page editor and then start using it.
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:
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.
1.2 Countdown End:
1.3 Redirect When Ends: this option is used in many cases, especially the flash sales.
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.|
A countdown timer is a suitable element for a coming soon page