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=== Wordpress Countdown Widget ===
Contributors: mattsay
Donate link: http://shailan.com/donate
Tags: countdown, count-up, multi-widget, widget, jquery, shortcode, timer, clock, animated
Requires at least: 2.8
Tested up to: 4.2.2
Stable tag: 2.5.8
License: GPLv2 or later

Customizable, Easy to use jQuery powered CountDown/Up timer for your site. Includes both Widget and Shortcode!

== Description ==

Add jQuery count-down/count-up timers to your blog sidebar easily. Supports color customizations & multiple instances. Just drag'n drop. No coding required! Brought to you by [Shailan.com](http://shailan.com/).

*Documentation & Simple Tutorials to get you started:*

* [Countdown Widget Help](http://shailan.com/wordpress/plugins/countdown/help/)
* [Countdown Shortcode Usage](http://shailan.com/2276/how-to-add-a-countdown-to-your-post-using-shortcode/)
* [Customizing Countdown Widget Using CSS](http://shailan.com/1825/customizing-countdown-widget-using-css/)
* [Creating a Halloween Countdown on your sidebar](http://shailan.com/4621/get-halloween-countdown-ready/)

== Installation ==

1. Download the widget and upload it to your server through `WP Admin >> Plugins >> Add New >> Upload`
1. After the upload is complete activate the plugin.
1. Go to `Appearance >> Widgets` page, drag and drop the widget to your sidebar.
1. Fill in the blanks as needed, and done!

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

= Any questions? =

You can ask your questions [here](http://shailan.com/wordpress/plugins/countdown/help/)

== Screenshots ==

1. A snapshot of the widget form

== Upgrade Notice ==

Please back up your precious data before upgrading plugins.

== Changelog ==

= 2.5.8 = 
* Tested upto WP 4.2.2
* Fixed help link targets

= 2.5.5 =
* Tested: upto WP 4.0

= 2.5.4 = 
* Fixed: Localization didn't work because of a php error. And the credit goes to [Frank P. Walentynowicz](http://wordpress.org/support/profile/frankpw). Chineese still won't work. Need some help from a chineese developer.

= 2.5.3 = 
* Fixed: Plugin path issue. It didn't work if moved to another directory.

= 2.5.2 = 
* Fixed: Direction option label on widget fixed.

= 2.5.1 =
* Fixed: I forgot an echo for testing radius. Fixed it now.

= 2.5 = 
* Changed: Background and Colors now support rgb and rgba values. Hex colors should include `#` infront of them.
* Added: Support for Counting up.
* Added: Border radius support.
* Added: Styling support for shortcode added countdown widgets.

= 2.4.4 = 
* Hotfix: Hotfix for shortcode defaults.

= 2.4.3 = 
* Added: Timezone support.
* Added: Widget preview.
* Added: When you add a widget it defaults to 1 hour later from now.

= 2.4.1 = 
* Fixed: Background color issue with the latest version.

= 2.4 = 
* Added: Shortcode support. Read more on [countdown shortcode usage](http://shailan.com/2276/how-to-add-a-countdown-to-your-post-using-shortcode/)

= 2.3.1 = 
* Changed default format string. See [formatting help](http://shailan.com/wordpress/plugins/countdown/help/#format) for more details.

= 2.3 =
* Removed border around the countdown.
* Background will be transparent if you leave it blank.
* Added format option.
* Added auto localisation for the countdown.

= 2.2 = 
* Added hour/minutes/seconds options to the widget.

= 2.1 = 
* Fixed script path for the widget now.

= 2.0 =
* First release.