Scarcity Countdown Timer template for website

Hit the marketing goal and increase the value of your products with the fully customizable Scarcity Countdown Timer template. Convince shoppers of the urgency to buy before it's too late, driving sales and boosting conversion rates. Tap into the power of psychology to stimulate customer action.
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  • 3 Types of Up and Down Counters
  • Custom Duration Period Setup
  • CTA Button
  • 4 Switchable Time Units
  • 3 Post Timer Actions
  • 4 Position Variants
  • 5 Timer Styles
  • Changeable Colors, Labels, and Message
  • 3 Unit Counter Animations
  • Responsive Interface
  • Different Time Zone Support
  • Custom CSS Editor
  • Seamless Website Integration
  • Tech–Free Customization
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How to create the Scarcity Countdown Timer template for the website?

To create the Scarcity Countdown Timer for your website, perform the following actions:

  1. Access the Scarcity Countdown Timer template.
  2. Personalize the elements and features to match your branding.
  3. Sign in to your Elfsight admin panel.
  4. Get the installation code.

How to embed the Scarcity Countdown Timer template on the website?

To embed the Scarcity Countdown Timer on your website, take these steps below:

  1. Personalize the look of the Countdown widget according to your preferences.
  2. Sign in to your Elfsight admin panel or create a free account.
  3. Obtain the generated embedding code.
  4. Access your website.
  5. Insert the shortcode into your website editor. You’re good to go!

To get more information, we recommend reading our blog article about how to embed Countdown Timer on any website.

What is going to happen when the timer expires?

You play the role of the narrative for what lies ahead! The Scarcity Countdown Timer widget offers three choices when the countdown runs out: hide the timer, feature a message with a CTA button, or redirect website visitors to the URL. Select thoughtfully and accordingly to your business marketing strategy.

What website platforms are compatible with the Scarcity Countdown widget?

You can embed your Scarcity Countdown Timer on almost every website, no matter the platform and CMS. But here’s the list of the frequently used ones:

Adobe Muse, BigCommerce, Blogger, Drupal, Joomla, jQuery, iFrame, Magento, Facebook Page, Elementor, HTML, ModX, OpenCart, Shopify, Squarespace, Webflow, Webnode, Weebly, Wix, WordPress, WooCommerce, Google Sites, GoDaddy, Jimdo, PrestaShop.

Can I use the Scarcity template for free?

Yes, sure. Elfsight has a tired subscription system and provides a Free plan. This plan covers all the essential functionalities without any restrictions. However, if you feel limited, select the following alternatives, including Basic, Pro, Premium, or Enterprise.

Can I add a call-to-action button to the Countdown widget?

Absolutely! All you have to do is follow these guidelines:

  1. Access the Countdown Timer editor.
  2. Navigate to the “Button” menu option.
  3. Toggle on “Show Button.”
  4. Insert the button URL and accompanying text.

Does the widget support different time zones?

Yes, it does. The plugin automatically adjusts to the time zone according to your geographical location. But if you decide to change it, you can observe the most common options by browsing though: CST, EST, HST, PST, etc.

How to customize the Scarcity Countdown Timer widget?

Discover the higher engagement rate and enhanced brand visibility, all thanks to the plugin’s customizable features:

  • Timer Info
    The personalization options are vast, ranging from the time duration to the timer description, labels, call-to-action button, concluding message, and redirect link. Pay extra attention to the content you share to make it memorable.
  • Positioning settings
    Elfsight offers four options: install to the required position, static top banner, floating top banner, and floating bottom banner. Maximize visibility by posting your Countdown Timer widget in the most prominent placement on your website.
  • Customizable elements and features
    This is just the beginning—there is still much more to dig into: actions after the timer finishes, alignments, animation, themes, timer separator styles, colors, sizing, fonts, Customs CSS, etc.

For more clarification, get in touch with our Support Team to resolve any issues and exclude confusion in the future!

Help with Scarcity Countdown Timer Setup and Website Installation

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