B05 Adding a Countdown Clock 1:19

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Adding a countdown timer

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A countdown timer on your website

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helps built excitements as a
special event approaches

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and adding one in iWeb
only takes a few steps.

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The first step is to select a page

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you want add a countdown timer to.

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Then click "Widgets",

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and drag the "Countdown" widget to the page.

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To resize the counter

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just drag the corners

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or drag the middle to move
to a new spot on the page.

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As your dragging guidelines appears

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to help you align with other objects.

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There are different styles
of timer to choose from,

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to change the style

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click "Style"

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and choose the one you like.

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The last thing to do is to
specify the date and time

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that you want the timer countdown to

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by clicking the date and time fields

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and entering your target time.

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When you've done designing your timer

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click outside the window

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to see exactly what it look like to your visitors.

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Once you publish when
your visitors go to your site

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they'll see your new countdown timer

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and they can prepare for your big event.
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