The countdown timer on this page serves as an example for this post: "Dynamic Day Countdown with WordPress Shortcode or PHP". Shortcode used was
[countdown date="31st December 2025 11.59:59pm" style="font-size: 2em; color: #09A3E2;" offset="10"]. We've wrapped the shortcode in a DIV tag for alignment.
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Countdown to Sydney's NYE. Style it up with a digital-style typeface and it doesn't look so bad.