Post Countdown PluginWe love creating WordPress plugins, this one adds a widget to display a count down to a milestone post. Say for example, you would like to show a countdown in your sidebar to the 1,000th post. The Post Countdown Plugin allows you to do just that using a customizable widget.

WordPress Post Countdown Plugin Demo

See it in action in the sidebar here: WordPress Post Countdown Plugin Demo

Installation

  1. Upload ‘post-countdown.php’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and adjust the “Post Countdown” widget to your specifications.

Screenshots

WordPress Post Countdown Plugin - Screenshot 1

Back-end Screenshot

WordPress Post Countdown Plugin - Screenshot 2

Front-end Screenshot

How to style the widget

The list-item containing the widget is given the class of “post-countdown”. Simply add

li.post-countdown{"styles here"}

to your stylesheet.

Validation and Compatibility

  • Valid XHTML 1.0
  • Valid CSS
  • Internet Explorer 7+ (PC)
  • Internet Explorer 6 (PC)
  • Firefox 3 (PC)
  • Chrome 2 (PC)
  • Safari 3 (PC)

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