Template:Countdown

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There are 2914427 days 4 hours left before 1-1-9999 starts. (refresh)

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This template employs some extremely complicated and esoteric features of template syntax. Please do not attempt to alter it unless you are certain that you understand the setup and are prepared to repair any consequent collateral damage if the results are unexpected. Any experiments should be conducted in the template sandbox or your user space.

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Notes[edit]

Please note the following important points before using this template.

  • the time on this countdown clock is GMT (UTC+0)
  • if the event is held in more than 24 hours, only the number of days and the number of hours left will be shown
  • if the event is held within 24 hours, only the number of hours left will be shown
  • if the event is held within 1 hour, only the number of minutes left will be shown
  • if the event is held within 1 minute, only the number of seconds left will be shown
  • duration is in seconds, so duration=3600 for a one-hour event.

Usage[edit]

Editors can use this template as a countdown clock for a lot of different events. The following can show you how to use this template.

Simple Countdown Clock[edit]

This type of countdown clock is suitable for events with no duration.

{{countdown
 |year  = 9999
 |month = 1
 |day   = 1
 |event = unknown starts
}}

If you type in the above, something like the following will appear.

There are 2914427 days 4 hours left before unknown starts. (refresh)

Advanced Countdown Clock[edit]

This type of countdown clock is suitable for events with a duration.

{{countdown
 |year       = 2012
 |month      = 12
 |day        = 8
 |hour       = 19
 |minute     = 40
 |second     = 0
 |event      = 
 |duration   = 21
 |eventstart = unknown has started
 |eventend   = unknown has ended
}}'''Bold text'''

If you type in the above, something like the following will appear.

There are 2914427 days 4 hours left before unknown starts. (refresh)