T(-) Countdown is a WordPress plugin that will display a highly customizable, flash-free countdown timer using either a sidebar widget or shortcode.
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T(-) Countdown


T(-) Countdown will display a highly customizable jQuery countdown timer as a sidebar widget or in a post or page using a shortcode. Perfect for informing one's website visitors of an upcoming event, such as a pending space voyage. Using Jedi Mind-tricks and CSS... but mostly CSS, the countdown timer is highly customizable for your viewing pleasure. A complete listing of shortcode options are available, as well as free community support. This plug-in was inspired by littlewebthings' CountDown jQuery plugin. Intergalactic planetary thanks to g2.de, siliconstudio.com and be.net/arturex for the included css styles.


  1. Old-school: upload the countdown-timer folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory via FTP.
  2. Hipster: Ironically add T(minus) Countdown via the WordPress Plugins menu.
  3. Activate the Plugin
  4. Add the Widget to the desired sidebar in the WordPress Widgets menu.
  5. Configure the T(-) Countdown widget options.
  6. Add the shortcode to a post or page.
  7. Test that the this plugin meets your demanding needs.
  8. Tweak the css files for premium enjoyment.
  9. Rate the plugin and verify that it works at wordpress.org.
  10. Leave a comment regarding bugs, feature request or cocktail recipes at https://wordpress.org/tags/jquery-t-countdown-widget

Frequently Asked Questions

How does one use the shortcode, exactly?

Where can I fork this plugin and contribute changes?

Where can I translate this plugin into my favorite language?

How does one pronounce T Minus?

  • Tee—As in Tea for Two, or Tee off time
  • Minus—As in the opposite of plus (+)
  • T Minus—As in "This is Apollo Saturn Launch Control. We've passed the 11-minute mark. Now T minus 10 minutes 54 seconds on our countdown for Apollo 11."

I am a Social Netwookiee, does Twinpictures have a Facebook page?

Does Twinpictures do the Twitter?

Where may one enjoy U.S. news that gives giggle?

  • The Daily Show with John Stewart
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver