Countdown Timer element

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.

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Countdown Start: There are 3 options to set up the countdown timer

Option 1: 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
Option 2: 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.
Option 3: On every visit: the countdown timer starts to count in every tab when a visitor opens them.
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.
At a specific period: set up for countdown period with the format: days/ hours/ mins/ secs.
Redirect When Ends
Redirect When Ends: this option is used in many cases, especially flash sales.

Enables you to insert the URL of the page when the countdown timer ends, then when the countdown ends, it will bring visitors to that page.

Styling configuration

You can check more information about the Styling tab here

A countdown timer is a suitable element for a coming soon page

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