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
83
hours
00
mins
35
secs
36

Countdown to March Equinox 2015

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

days
83
hours
00
mins
35
secs
36

Countdown to June Solstice 2015 in smaller font

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

days
175
hours
18
mins
28
secs
36

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