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.

Electric Studio Download Counter
Electric Studio Download Counter

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.

Thank You Counter Button
Thank You Counter 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.

Jellyfish Counter Widget
Jellyfish Counter Widget

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.

Simple Download Monitor
Simple Download Monitor

The Countdown

The countdown functionality can easily be added to your site. With counting down and up functionality, gives you a full control to your counter.

The Countdown
The Countdown

Olimometer

A fully customizable fundraising thermometer with PayPal and StayClassy integration and custom skin support.

Olimometer
Olimometer

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.

Post Pay Counter
Post Pay Counter

Statistics

Advanced Real time Web Stats for your WordPress Blog/Website. Count every viewer and every article pageview for each blog entry.

Statistics
Statistics

Uji Countdown

Uji Countdown allows you to display a countdown on your post or page. The easiest way to place your full customizable HTML5 Countdown Timer.

Uji Countdown
Uji Countdown

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.

Blog Stats by W3Counter
Blog Stats by W3Counter

Free Counter

Free Counter is a free of charge statistic and counter plugin with no external library dependency.

Free Counter
Free Counter

Olevmedia Shortcodes

Olevmedia Shortcodes plugin adds a button to editor, which provides you plenty of handy shortcodes.

Olevmedia Shortcodes
Olevmedia 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.

Traffic Counter Widget
Traffic Counter Widget