There are many reasons why people wants to have countdown timer or clock for WordPress based site. There are lots of counter WordPress widgets available in the web for free or premium. Choosing the widget which allows shortcode placement for posts, php code to post any where in code will be your best chance to do whatever you want or wherever to display the plugin counter.
In our today’s post I have listed some of the best free counter widgets for wordpress that are useful for your wordpress blogs. If you enjoyed this post, please consider to subscribe to the feed and get future articles delivered to your feed reader. You may be interested in the following posts: Bootstrap Design Tools for 2014, Visual Editor WordPress Plugins, WordPress Free Tag Cloud Widgets and Perspective App PSD Mockups.
Electric Studio Download Counter
View how many people have downloaded what files from your site. Allows you to specify which file types to track. Use shortcode or a php function to display amount of times downloaded in the frontend of your site.
Thank You Counter Button
This is the visitor’s ‘Thank you’ or ‘I like it’ clicks counter button. Every time a new visitor clicks the “Thank you” button, one point is added to the total “thanks” counter for this post which can be seen at the same button.
Jellyfish Counter Widget
This plugin allows you to add a widgets to your WordPress web site that can display a static or animated odometer style counter. The counter can be used as a manually updated total, an automatic counter updating over time or just as an animated visual effect.
Simple Download Monitor
Easily manage downloadable files and monitor downloads of your digital files from your WordPress site. You can password protect your downloadable files too.
The countdown functionality can easily be added to your site. With counting down and up functionality, gives you a full control to your counter.
A fully customizable fundraising thermometer with PayPal and StayClassy integration and custom skin support.
Post Pay Counter
The Post Pay Counter plugin allows you to easily calculate and handle authors’ pay on a multi-author blog by computing posts’ remuneration basing on admin defined rules.
Advanced Real time Web Stats for your WordPress Blog/Website. Count every viewer and every article pageview for each blog entry.
Uji Countdown allows you to display a countdown on your post or page. The easiest way to place your full customizable HTML5 Countdown Timer.
Blog Stats by W3Counter
Adds W3Counter’s free web stats to your WordPress dashboard, and adds a widget for automatically adding the tracking code to your sidebar.
Free Counter is a free of charge statistic and counter plugin with no external library dependency.
Olevmedia Shortcodes plugin adds a button to editor, which provides you plenty of handy shortcodes.
Traffic Counter Widget
TCW shows the number of visitors / hits / unique IPs in the past 24 hours, 7 days and 30 days. It also shows the number of users currently online. It provides a robots filter, but the automatic traffic could also be considered.