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Smart Countdown ModulePlugin

Smart Countdown is a highly customizable yet easy to setup FX animatied countdown / count up module for Joomla 2.5 – 3.0

Its main feature (and what makes it different from some of the existing countdowns for Joomla!) is that it handles browser suspend/resume events correctly. There is a wide scope of scenarios when browsers stop (pause) the scripts and timers: from putting a desktop in suspend state to switching mobile Safari tabs or even scrolling the screen on iOS devices while the module is displayed on the page. In all cases, after the browser resumes, Smart Countdown calculates the time the scripts were suspended and adjusts the values of its counter automatically (no need to reload the page).

Smart Coundown uses Mootools FX library for digits animation thus providing good cross-browser support.

Smart countdown includes translations for English (backend and frontend), Spanish and Russian (frontend only) and is well prepared for multilingual environments. It is aware of singular/plural forms of time unit labels it displays (Days, Hours, Minutes and Seconds) for the majority of languages, including special cases – French zeros (that are singular) and Russian (third label form for values ending with 2 to 4 but not with 11 to 14), and can be extended with user-defined “plural suffices” methods for the languages that need their specific logic.

Smart Countdown package includes an optional plugin that helps maintaining the module on multilingual sites.

Other features:
• Digits animation - virtually unlimited number of effects and styles using basic animation profiles (included), installable profiles addons and possibility to create/edit animations directly in module's settings with preview
• More than one countdown on the same page with individual settings
• Support for events import plugins (new in v2.1)
• Various module layouts
• Customizable module width, padding and background
• Independent font sizes for event text, counter digits and time unit labels (“Days”, “Hours”, etc.)
• Custom CSS styles for all counter elements
• Automatic redirection (may be disabled in options) to a menu item or an URL on countdown 0
• Option to set event time relative to current user's session ("Time left to confirm order..." scenarios)

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2014-10-04
Reviews: 4
This is by far the easiest review to write. The Developer worked with me and gave me fast results and even applied something I suggest to make the system work better for me and for others in the future.

I never thought I would find a countdown to give me the results I need but This did and works great when using Jevent.

Thank you Alex!
2014-10-02
Reviews: 15
This extension is wonderful. Easy to install, easy to configure.

I had an issue with it, an obscure conflict with my template I believe and the developer jumped on it and released a fix immediately.

Thanks a million!
2014-05-19
Reviews: 2
Normally I am not writing reviews but for this module I have to make an exception. I had some XML errors after installing and I want to thank again to Alex for his great support in shortest time. Now everything works fine, fantastic module. Thanks again Alex!
2014-01-03
Reviews: 2
awesome and easy, simple fit to our site look. just ticked over the clock for our little league opening day countdown on homepage, the kids love it and get excited.
2013-12-29
Reviews: 3
Great extension, was easy to configure and works perfect!
2013-10-15
Reviews: 8
This countdown module is attractive and stylish, and the only one I've found that lets you customize it with images and links. Highly recommend!
2013-09-13
Reviews: 12
It only took a couple of minutes to install and configure. Worked perfectly. Thanks!
2013-02-24
Reviews: 1
Easy setup and customization is painless. Best of all it is free! Great job devs!
2012-11-27
Reviews: 30
Hello, congratulations on the module, easy to install and configure. I also created a new profile, with numbers apple style, fantastic!
2012-09-15
Reviews: 4
Hi all,
I had a problem displaying the module on my IPhone App. I contacted the creator of module (Alex) and he was really great! Answers in perfect time and overall he found the solution to my problem in less than 24hours. He sent me a file (done for me!) to add to module template and everything now looks excellent!!!! What should I tell more...If you are looking for a countdown module what works in any contents including K2 item description and on IOS mobile devices; if you are looking for an extra excellent support then you need to chose the Smart Countdown Module. Thanks again Alex!!
See you around
2012-08-31
Reviews: 1
Very useful and simple to customize.
You can easily personalize layout and style, implementing your perfect countdown.

Thank you!
2012-07-23
Reviews: 1
Very easy to use. Within two minutes I had up and running without reading documentation. Very flexible, changing style, layout, colors, fonts was VERY Easy.
2012-07-10
Reviews: 3
Work as it should, just what I needed , thank you. :)