Template:Countdown

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|eventend = 1-1-9999 has already ended
 
|eventend = 1-1-9999 has already ended
 
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This has been stolen directly from Wikipedia. Documentation and fine tuning of this will follow, but in the interim you can visit [[WP:Template:Countdown]] to see the full documentation blah blah…
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== Notes ==
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Please note the following important points before using this template.
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*the time on this countdown clock is GMT (UTC+0)
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*if the event is held in '''more than 24 hours''', only the number of days and the number of hours left will be shown
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*if the event is held '''within 24 hours''', only the number of hours left will be shown
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*if the event is held '''within 1 hour''', only the number of minutes left will be shown
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*if the event is held '''within 1 minute''', only the number of seconds left will be shown
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*duration is in seconds, so <tt>duration=3600</tt> for a one-hour event.
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== Usage ==
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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.
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=== Simple Countdown Clock ===
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This type of countdown clock is suitable for events with no duration.
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<pre>
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{{countdown
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|year = 9999
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|month = 1
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|day = 1
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|event = unknown starts
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}}
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</pre>
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If you type in the above, something like the following will appear.
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{{countdown
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|year = 9999
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|month = 1
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|day = 1
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|event = unknown starts
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}}
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=== Advanced Countdown Clock ===
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This type of countdown clock is suitable for events with a duration.
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<pre>
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{{countdown
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|year = 2012
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|month = 12
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|day = 8
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|hour = 19
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|minute = 40
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|second = 0
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|event =
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|duration = 21
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|eventstart = unknown has started
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|eventend = unknown has ended
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}}
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</pre>
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If you type in the above, something like the following will appear.
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{{countdown
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|year = 9999
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|month = 1
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|day = 1
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|hour = 0
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|minute = 0
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|second = 0
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|event = unknown starts
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|duration = 100
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|eventstart = unknown has started
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|eventend = unknown has ended
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}}
 
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Latest revision as of 10:15, March 16, 2013

There are 2916221 days 21 hours left before 1-1-9999 starts. (refresh)

edit 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
  • duration is in seconds, so duration=3600 for a one-hour event.

edit 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.

edit Simple Countdown Clock

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 2916221 days 21 hours left before unknown starts. (refresh)

edit Advanced Countdown Clock

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
}}

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

There are 2916221 days 21 hours left before unknown starts. (refresh)

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