Adding Countdown Widget to Wordpress Site
This article will walk you through adding the countdown widget to a website running on Wordpress.
- In the Wordpress Admin area, add a new plugin.
- Install the plugin
- Activate the Plugin
Step 2: Click Install
Step 3: Acknowledge the installation time
Step 4: Success!
Step 5: Click Start
Step 1: Add a new code block
Step 2: Name your code block (this is for admin purposes)
Step 3: Make sure your code block is activated
Step 4: The location should be in the "Header"
Step 5: Make the block first
Step 6: On your church online site, go to the tools tab
Step 7: Select "Countdown Widget"
Step 9: Go back to your Wordpress website and paste the code into your code block
Step 10: SAVE your progress
Step 11: Select the Pages tab
Step 12: Check the pages you want the countdown to appear
Step 13: Save
Add the Countdown Widget HTML
Edit the page on your Wordpress site that you would like the countdown to appear.
Step 1: Copy the HTML code from the church online platform
Step 2: On your Wordpress site, select the Text tab
Step 3: Paste the HTML code into your page
Update your page and click view page to see the result
Success! Your countdown is now active on your site and in sync with any changes made on the church online platform. Above you can see the state if an event is counting down and if the event is live.
Customizations can be made to the CSS to achieve a look that matches your churches brand. You may also add anchor tags in the HTML to create hyperlinks to your church online platform when a user clicks the countdown or Live Now text.