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

Countdown to March Equinox 2015

days
17
hours
10
mins
08
secs
42

Countdown to March Equinox 2015

{countdown,date=2015-03-20 22:45,color=red,background-color=yellow}

days
17
hours
10
mins
08
secs
42

Countdown to June Solstice 2015 in smaller font

{countdown,date=2015-06-21 16:38,font-size=30px}

days
110
hours
04
mins
01
secs
42

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