The Final Countdown

A simple and html agnostic date countdown plugin for jQuery

Next year begins in:

All countdown styles in one

Take control of your DOM, register yours callbacks and start counting!

The Final Countdown is a plugin tailored to be used in any layout, without any CSS/HTML dependency. The goal was to fit and mimic differents countdown styles as you see out there in coupons and auction sites.

There are few ways to get started, the simplest example is as shown here, but we support many different countdown styles.

Read our Documentation and follow our Examples to see what suits your particular needs.


  • Comprehensive documentation;
  • Bult-in time formatter;
  • Zero-pad support to all variables;
  • Pluralization support;
  • i18n aware;
  • HTML and CSS agnostic;
  • Support since 2011.

Getting Started

Install via Bower:

bower install jquery.countdown


<div id="getting-started"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
  .countdown("2017/01/01", function(event) {
      event.strftime('%D days %H:%M:%S')

Get involved

This is a open source project, so this implicates that relies on you too to get improved.

There are many ways to participate, and our GitHub is always open to help you solve your problems. Choose a path and help us to get better:

Report a bug
Fix something
Request or submit features
Help others
Fork me on GitHub