Creating a Countdown Widget for your Website

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This article will teach you how to add a countdown widget to your website using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Creating a Countdown Widget for your Website

This article will teach you how to add a countdown widget to your website using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Countdown widgets have many uses on the web, the most common of which you will find on websites with products or services that haven't "launched" yet with a countdown widget displaying the time until their product and/or service launches. Alternate common countdown widget uses are upcoming holidays, events, conferences, etc. A countdown widget has several use cases yet it provides a sense of urgency to your call to action as it is now time sensitive.

Below is the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required.

Step 1 - countdown-widget.html

Copy and paste the code below into your web page


Step 2 - countdown-widget.css

Download the CSS below and include it in your web page

 countdown-widget.css

Step 3 - countdown-widget.js

Download the file below and include it in your web page


Step 4 - Add your Includes

Add the references below to your web page.

In this article, Solodev showed how to add a countdown widget to your website. Now you can take that same functionality and apply it to your website.

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