Add A Countdown Timer Widget

Do you want to add a countdown clock to your site? A timer until Election Day? The site offers a flexible number of widgets you can embed into your site. To find one for your needs visit:

To Create A Custom Block On Your Site To Accommodate Your Widget:

  1. Select a widget that you like:
  2. Specify your countdown timer’s width, date/time and title (be sure the width is no greater than 190 pixels):
  3. Modify the timer’s colors to match your aesthetic preferences.
  4. When all of your changes are complete copy the embedding code displayed at the bottom of the screen:

To Embed the Widget Into Your Site

1) Click On The Wrench Icon On The Lower Left Corner Of Your Browser

2) Click the Dashboard button

3) On the Dashboard Tab click the Site Building button

4) On the Site Building tab click the Blocks button

5) On the blocks listings page click the Add Block tab:

6) Give your new block a description and title. *tip*- If you do not wish to display a block title above the counter specify the value of <none> in the Block Title field.


7) Paste the widget embedding code that you copied from the counter website into the Body:

8) If you wish to limit display of the counter block to only a specific page or pages select the Page Specific Visability Settings tab and enter the paths for all the pages you wish to display the block on:

When you are done making changes press the Save Block button.

9) You will be returned to the blog listings page after submission. Find your newly added block in the disabled section and add it to one of your column regions.

10) Press Save Blocks when complete.


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