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
0
hours
00
mins
00
secs
00

June Solstice 2015

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

days
0
hours
00
mins
00
secs
00

Countdown to December Solstice 2015 in smaller font

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

days
169
hours
11
mins
08
secs
45

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