Countdown Timer for Magento 2v1.0.0
Magento 2 Countdown Timer helps e-commerce stores to drive sales effectively by adding extra countdown clocks to special products or offers. It brings effectiveness for stores and enhance shopping experience significantly.
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Great Benefits and Applications of Countdown Timer
In Magento 2 Default, when a product is discounted, the way to display
the prices is so simple with just two numbers of discounted price and original
price. Therefore, it does not attract customers’ attention or even that
they do not know they have missed the discounted products.
As a consequence, the conversion rate is very low and the store’s sales campaign becomes ineffective and unsuccessful.
Even customers see that there are special products on sales at the store,
they do not how long the sales lasts.
As a result, they would like to consider more and come back later. The final result can be that either when they come back the sales has ended or they forget totally about the sales after leaving the store site. It shows that online stores can miss the potential customers easily if they do not have the suitable solution to solve this problem.
When you put a lively countdown clock on store pages or right besides the special products, customers will quickly be attracted. As a result, they will not miss the chance to get the good price or special events of the store.
A countdown clock will make the sales campaign or events becomes more thrilling and exciting. The customers will feel the sales more professional and willing to take time to discover and join with excitement.
Customers are likely to be more urgent and make quick purchase decision when they see that time is running out. Stores can motivate customers to make their purchases effectively by adding extra urgency in customer’s mind.
Based on timer, customers can plan to buy their preferred items at the appropriate time or prepare to join special events upcoming at the store.
Putting a countdown timer next to specific sales product reminds the shoppers that they only have limited time.
If you have a storewide sales with various appealing offers, store admins can display these countdown times for these offers right at the home page or the most visited pages to catch customers’ eyes easily. For example, 40% off for all menswear, buy all summer T-shirts with $10, and so on.
Set a countdown timer for a discount code is an effective application. Everyone loves coupons and they are likely to grab the chance to ring the discount code and make the purchase with their reward.
If customers make purchase in specific time, they will get free shipping or allow using high-class shipping methods with discounts. This is the strategy Amazon has done for years, and it works. .
To make customers notice that an upcoming items/ events will be released soon, the countdown timer often be used. If customers are being concerned about specific items/ events, the information via countdown timers is really useful.
Two automatic types of Countdown Timer
To make the sales campaign more attractive to customers, Countdown Timer offers store owners two types of clock timer. They will be activated automatically based on the configured countdown time: Before Start Countdown and Time Remaining Countdown.
The first type is countdown clock displaying before the sales campaign begins. In the second type, there will be the countdown clock showing the time remaining before the campaign ends.
Display countdown timers by conditions
There are various conditions in which the countdown timers will be activated based on typical real situations of online stores. In details, countdown clocks will be run in these following cases:
- All products with special price: The countdown timers are displayed besides all the products at special price at the stores.
- Specific products with special price: Display the countdown clocks besides specific items which are applied particular conditions. For example, the items with special prices at Men Category and with black color will be applied Countdown Timer.
- Inherit conditions from catalog rules: The products which belongs to specific catalog price rules will be applied with countdown timers.
- None Product Base: The countdown clock will be applied without depending on the special price product. This type of condition is often used in occasions such as coming-soon items, or upcoming events at the store.
5 ready-to-use customizable templates
Store admins can freely select the favourite clock styles with 5 ready-to-use clock samples offered by Mageplaza Countdown Timer for Magento 2. Each style with the speciality in color, shape, and other elements allows stores owners to match with store themes easily.
Besides, these available styles can be customized to meet exactly the store owners’ expectations.
Schedule to display countdown timer
One of the most noticeable feature of Mageplaza Countdown Timer for Magento 2 is setting schedule for countdown clock. In case the sales is not based on the product price, there is particular schedule configuration section to set start date and end date for the clock in the backend.
Besides, with the cases with special products, the clock will be limited to run in the specific time according to the discount time of the products.
Full Features List
Countdown Timer for store admins
Set the name for a new ruleStore admins can easily put any appealing labels for each new countdown rule with the aim to attract customers attention.
Enable/ Disable the ruleFrom the admin backend, admins can allow/ disallow the countdown rule by clicking enable/ disable Countdown Timer options.
Select the store viewsThanks to Countdown Timer, admins can choose the suitable store view for a countdown rule.
Select the customer groups to apply the countdown ruleIt is able for store owners to apply the rule for particular customers groups including NOT lOGGED IN, General, Wholesale, Retailer.
Select the types of conditions to apply the ruleThere are various cases in which countdown clocks will be run including All products with special price, Specific products with special price, Inherit conditions from catalog rules and None Product Base.
Set the priority for the ruleWith the support of Countdown Timer extension, store admins can easily set the priority for the rules to be applied.
Enable/ Disable Before Start CountdownTo show countdown clock before the sales campaign starts, store admin can active Before Staring Countdown timer. In case, admin, want to disallow it, they can easily click Enable from the admin backend.
Enable/ Disable Before Start CountdownCountdown Timer offers 5 available clock stypes so it is convenient for the stores to choose the appropriate styles.
Enable/ Disable Time Remaining CountdownIf the store admins want to show the time remaining before the campaign ends, they can choose Time Remaining Countdown timer.
Select clock type for Time Remaining CountdownThere are 5 ready-to-use clock styles which store owners can choose to use instantly.
Customize the clock styles by Custom CSSAdmins can easily make changes in the clock styles with the support of custom CSS.
- Compatible with Page Builder by Magesolution
Select to display the countdown clock on Category Page or Product PageFrom the admin backend, store admins can select Category Page or Product Page to display the countdown timer.
Use widget or snippet to display the countdown clock at any position on store siteWidget and Snippet allow store admins to show Countdown Timer block any places they want.
- Properly compatible with Mageplaza extensions: Daily Deal, Custom Stock Status, Gift Wrap, Special Promotions...
Countdown Timer for customers
Easy to notice about special offers at storesCustomers can easily be attracted by a lively countdown clock on store pages or right beside the special products, so they can keep an eye on special offers of stores.
Make plan to order discount products or join eventsBasing on countdown timer, it is more convenient for customers to make their shopping plan to buy the products at preferred prices or prepare to join special events
Have better shopping experience on store siteIt is likely that the customers will feel more satisfied and happy during the shopping journey because they will not miss the chance to get a good price or special events of the store.
Yes, you can do it easily by enabling Before Start Countdown. The clock will show the time before the products have been released.
Yes, there are title and custom CSS sections so you can add any titles for your campaigns as you wish.
Yes, Magento 2 Countdown Timer by Mageplaza offers 5 ready-to-use clock styles so that store owners can select to use instantly. Besides, these are customizable clocks so admins can make changes with ease via custom CSS.
You should select All products with special price at the Apply For section in the admin backend.
At the admin configuration section, firstly select Specific products with special price at the Apply For section. Secondly, at the Condition tab, please add the conditions to sort out the specific products.
Yes, definitely. Firstly, go to select Specific products with special price at the Apply For section. Secondly, please select the Catalog Price Rules from the available drop-down list.