This plugin counts down the days, hours, minutes and seconds before an event, with configurable colour and font size.

Countdown to June Solstice 2015

days
29
hours
03
mins
16
secs
32

June Solstice 2015

{countdown,date=2015-06-21 16:38,color=red,background-color=yellow}

days
29
hours
03
mins
16
secs
32

Countdown to December Solstice 2015 in smaller font

{countdown,date=2015-12-22 04:48,font-size=30px}

days
212
hours
15
mins
26
secs
32

N.B The time should be entered in UTC rather than local time.

Once you have installed the plugin just enter the text as shown (including the curly braces) and the countdown will appear as shown.

This plug-in is licensed under GPL v3.

Download the plug-in.

If you use php5.3 or lower then please use this version