Use Simple Countdown In Template

Form this example you will find out how to add Countdown to the template

So, Let’s get started!

HTML Code :

<ul class="countdown flex-wrap d-flex">
    <li class="align-items-center flex-column d-flex justify-content-center">
        <span class="days">00</span>
        Days
    </li>
    <li class="align-items-center flex-column d-flex justify-content-center">
        <span class="hours">00</span>
        Hours
    </li>
    <li class="align-items-center flex-column d-flex justify-content-center">
        <span class="minutes">00</span>
        Mins
    </li>
    <li class="align-items-center flex-column d-flex justify-content-center">
        <span class="seconds">00</span>
        Secs
    </li>
</ul>

CSS Code :

.countdown {
    list-style-type: none;
    padding-left: 0;
    margin: {
        top: 40px;
        bottom: 0;
    };
    li {
        width: 120px;
        height: 120px;
        border-radius: 5px;
        color: var(--whiteColor);
        background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, .03);
        font: {
            size: var(--fontSize);
            weight: 500;
        };
        margin: {
            left: 10px;
            right: 10px;
        };
        span {
            font: {
                size: 35px;
                weight: 700;
            };
        }
        &:first-child {
            margin-left: 0;
        }
        &:last-child {
            margin-right: 0;
        }
    }
}

JS Code :

// Countdown
$('.countdown').downCount({
    date: '08/27/2025 12:00:00',
    offset: -5
}, function () {
    alert('WOOT WOOT, done!');
});

JS Libraries: (downCount.js)

/**
 * downCount: Simple Countdown clock with offset
 * Author: Sonny T. <[email protected]>, sonnyt.com
 */

 (function ($) {

    $.fn.downCount = function (options, callback) {
        var settings = $.extend({
                date: null,
                offset: null
            }, options);

        // Throw error if date is not set
        if (!settings.date) {
            $.error('Date is not defined.');
        }

        // Throw error if date is set incorectly
        if (!Date.parse(settings.date)) {
            $.error('Incorrect date format, it should look like this, 12/24/2012 12:00:00.');
        }

        // Save container
        var container = this;

        /**
         * Change client's local date to match offset timezone
         * @return {Object} Fixed Date object.
         */
        var currentDate = function () {
            // get client's current date
            var date = new Date();

            // turn date to utc
            var utc = date.getTime() + (date.getTimezoneOffset() * 60000);

            // set new Date object
            var new_date = new Date(utc + (3600000*settings.offset))

            return new_date;
        };

        /**
         * Main downCount function that calculates everything
         */
        function countdown () {
            var target_date = new Date(settings.date), // set target date
                current_date = currentDate(); // get fixed current date

            // difference of dates
            var difference = target_date - current_date;

            // if difference is negative than it's pass the target date
            if (difference < 0) {
                // stop timer
                clearInterval(interval);

                if (callback && typeof callback === 'function') callback();

                return;
            }

            // basic math variables
            var _second = 1000,
                _minute = _second * 60,
                _hour = _minute * 60,
                _day = _hour * 24;

            // calculate dates
            var days = Math.floor(difference / _day),
                hours = Math.floor((difference % _day) / _hour),
                minutes = Math.floor((difference % _hour) / _minute),
                seconds = Math.floor((difference % _minute) / _second);

                // fix dates so that it will show two digets
                days = (String(days).length >= 2) ? days : '0' + days;
                hours = (String(hours).length >= 2) ? hours : '0' + hours;
                minutes = (String(minutes).length >= 2) ? minutes : '0' + minutes;
                seconds = (String(seconds).length >= 2) ? seconds : '0' + seconds;

            // based on the date change the refrence wording
            var ref_days = (days === 1) ? 'day' : 'days',
                ref_hours = (hours === 1) ? 'hour' : 'hours',
                ref_minutes = (minutes === 1) ? 'minute' : 'minutes',
                ref_seconds = (seconds === 1) ? 'second' : 'seconds';

            // set to DOM
            container.find('.days').text(days);
            container.find('.hours').text(hours);
            container.find('.minutes').text(minutes);
            container.find('.seconds').text(seconds);

            container.find('.days_ref').text(ref_days);
            container.find('.hours_ref').text(ref_hours);
            container.find('.minutes_ref').text(ref_minutes);
            container.find('.seconds_ref').text(ref_seconds);
        };
        
        // start
        var interval = setInterval(countdown, 1000);
    };

})(jQuery);

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