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Countdown by aheadWorks

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Make your promotions more challenging and incentive.
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Overview

Countdown by aheadWorks

If you want to attract additional attention to your promotions, use the Countdown extension for Magento. This module allows you to insert block which counts days, hours, minutes and seconds in reverse order to zero before or after the specified event triggering. The running out time stimulates better than words and pictures.

You can use Countdown for sales and promotions as well as for other different purposes. Place timer at the Home page and remind your website visitors about the approaching end of webinar registration. Make it displayed on certain product page and tell your customers when the item will be available for purchasing/downloading.

This easy at installation and flexible at configuration Magento extension allows you to create attractive countdown timers in a couple of minutes! You can insert the countdown on different pages of your Magento store, schedule its displaying, customize the block view and specify parameter for each countdown timer.

The Countdown Magento extension works with Catalog Price Rules and Shopping Cart Price Rules so that you can inform your customers when the sale will start or end.

Countdown Timer

Live Demo:
Home Page
Countdown Block
Rule based Countdown Block

Visit Extension Page:
http://ecommerce.aheadworks.com/magento-extensions/countdown.html

Show countdown to specific visitors at required place and time


  • Insert countdown block via CMS, widget, or layout updates
  • Countdown can be displayed on both product and catalog pages
  • Timer on the Catalog Page

  • Block can appear automatically according to created rules
  • Ability to specify a Countdown Timer for different customer groups
  • Select Customer Groups

  • Ability to schedule the countdown timer, e.g. show it every day from 1 to 4 p.m., every Monday, only at the weekend, etc.
  • Scheduler

Customize countdown blocks


  • Define start and end dates of countdown
  • Set up countdown priority
  • Add URL to countdown block
  • Specify block title
  • Use HTML code in description
  • Specify the Description

  • Edit timer view
  • Configure timer to display:
    * Days
    * Days & Hours
    * Days, Hours, & Minutes
    * Days, Hours, Minutes, & Seconds

Much more…


  • Dynamic change of values
  • Enable/Disable specific product when countdown starts/ends
  • Enable/Disable Products

  • Create triggers to activate or deactivate Catalog Price Rules and Shopping Cart Price Rules
  • Triggers

  • CSS-friendly
  • 3 design templates are included
  • Countdown Templates

  • Multistore support

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Release Notes

Changelog v.1.1.1

2014-04-04 09:24:54
  • Version number: 1.1.1
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.11.1, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1
* Problem with order cancelling
* Recurring Time options were returned to zero by cron
* Countdown block wasn’t shown in a custom position

Changelog v.1.1

2014-03-07 13:41:00
  • Version number: 1.1
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.11.1, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1
+ Priority field for countdown block
+ Timer inside product list on the category page
+ A possibility to enable/disable product
+ Show countdown on a recurring basis

Changelog v.1.0.5

2013-12-12 08:33:50
  • Version number: 1.0.5
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.11.1, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1
  • * Spelling mistakes
  • * Incorrect field type in the Triggers tab

Changelog v.1.0.4

2013-10-29 09:02:03
  • Version number: 1.0.4
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.11, 1.11.1, 1.12
+ Stability and speed improvements.

Changelog v.1.0.3

2012-06-26 13:25:48
  • Version number: 1.0.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.12
  • + Magento CE 1.7.0.0 compatibility
  • + Magento EE 1.12.0.0 compatibility
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Reviews

About the Developer

This extension was developed by and is supported by aheadWorks

Countdown by aheadWorks 3.3 5 5 5
Tight Quick and painless. There was a little issue with the date configuration, had to set one day behind today for it to work. Maybe cron just hadn't picked it up yet, and I was impatient. Implementation is nice, and worked fine with our custom theme without anything but small css mods. December 17, 2013
Does what it says This extension does exactly what it says. Installation was blindingly easy. Would be nice if we could have triggers for setting a new timer once one has finished. Easy to customise the timer style. Some jiggling required with custom themes and widgets but overall great. September 4, 2013
Useless There is absolutely no documentation with this extension. There is just a very short readme file that basically says copy the files to your server then "To configure the extension, navigate to Promotions > Countdown Timers. Here you can add/edit/delete different countdowns. The conditions are the same as in Catalog price rules." Is the extent of the instructions. There is no explanation as to what any of the many options mean and no examples on how to create a countdown timer. Waste of money is my conclusion, wish I could get a refund :( July 26, 2013
I played with it for a while and noticed that it's a perfect way to promote your time-limited discounts. People see that not much time left and purchase, purchase, purchase))) Great, thank you guys. August 16, 2012
It would be great if this extension had an TURN PRODUCT ON/OFF time feature. To bad this is not implemented. June 27, 2012
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