Introduction to the Countdown Add-ons

This article will learn about the various types of Countdown Timers and how to place them on your page to create highly converting pages.

About the Countdown Timer

The Countdown Timer can be defined as a virtual clock that counts down from a specific date or number to indicate the end or beginning of an offer or event. It is used to create a sense of urgency and persuade customers to take immediate action.

EcomSolid offers three different types of Countdown Timer add-ons:

  • Sticky Countdown Timer: This add-on allows you to create a timer or an announcement and stick it to the top of your page. 

 

  • Countdown Timer: Create a sense of urgency on the product page to persuade customers to take action. For further instruction on how to use this add-on, click here.

  

  • Cart Countdown Timer: A countdown timer designed for the cart page to help you decrease your cart abandonment rate. 

 

Add the add-on to your page

For more details about how to insert an add-on to your page, check out this article. Otherwise, you can simply follow the steps below to insert it in minutes.

Step 1: From the EcomSolid Dashboard, head to the Theme Editor or Page Editor.

Step 2:  Access the Library from the top bar of the Editor page.

 

 

Next, navigate to Add-ons > Countdown. Choose your preferred add-on and hit “Add” to insert it to your Editor.

 

 

After that, you will find the add-on has been added to your Editor. Click on the add-on to start configuring the settings.  When everything’s in place, click on "Save" and “Update Live” to bring the size chart to your live store. 

 

If you run into any problems when editing, please get in touch with our Customer Support via email or live chat.


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