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Notes

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

Usage

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

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

{{countdown
 |year  = 2016
 |month = 2
 |day   = 14
 |event = unknown starts
}}

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

unknown starts has already ended. (refresh)

Advanced Countdown Clock

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

{{countdown
 |year       = 9999
 |month      = 1
 |day        = 1
 |hour       = 0
 |minute     = 0
 |second     = 0
 |event      = unknown starts
 |duration   = 100
 |eventstart = unknown has started
 |eventend   = unknown has ended
}}

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

There are 2914115 days 13 hours left before unknown starts. (refresh)