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Post Countdown


The Post Countdown plugin adds a customizable widget that counts down to a milestone post. For axample, let’s say you want to show your readers how many posts until your 1000th post. This plugins creates the widget that controls the countdown by utilizing the wp_count_posts(); tag.


  1. Upload ‘post-countdown.php’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and adjust the “Post Countdown” widget to your specifications.


How do I style the widget?

The list-item containing the widget is given the class of “post-countdown”. Simply add{“styles here”} to your stylesheet.


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