SocialCountdown Wordpress plugin provides an easy way to integrate an existing SocialCountdown timer into a Wordpress webpage.
The plugin provides the shortcode: [sc_widget]
To include a SocialCountdown timer on a Wordpress post, simply include the following shortcode:
[sc_widget timerid="000-000-0000000"]
where "000-000-0000000" is the id of the countdown you are embedding. The shortcode will render a widget of the referenced countdown timer complete with the background image that was defined.

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  1. Download the plugin
  2. Upload 'socialcountdown_shortcode.php' to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  4. Use the shortcode [sc_widget timerid="<countdown unique id>"] in your Wordpress posts
  5. IMPORTANT: The countdown's visibility on SocialCountdown must be set to "shared" or "public" otherwise the widget won't show up.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q. Why does my rendered widget have a hidden number with a slight shadow to the right?
  • A. Because you did not provide enough space for the widget to render its entire width. The widget needs 723 pixels.
  • Q. Why is the widget not showing up?
  • A. Check that you specified a valid timerid and that the visibility of the timer is set to "shared" or "public".


This shows a rendered countdown timer on a Wordpress blog. Socialcountdown wordpress plugin


Version 1.0 First release.

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