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The Countdown Widget

The Countdown Widget is the perfect tool to help you get pumped-up and ready for your most anticipated date! Use it for any date, like the completion of a long project, launching a new marketing campaign, or a special event! Visualizing how much time is left until your important date gives you just the right amount of motivation to finish all of your tasks in time! Keep reading to learn how to use it in 3️⃣2️⃣1️⃣.... 🎉!

 

How to add the Widget

To add the Countdown Widget to your dashboard, just click  '+ Add Widget' at the top left corner of your dashboard and click 'More' to launch the Dashboards Center.

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From the Dashboards Center, select "Countdown", which you'll find under the "Motivation" category!

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Note:  The countdown will begin to tick from the moment you have added the widget to your dashboard! ⌛️

 

How to set it up

In the right panel, you can set up your Countdown Widget with completely customizable settings! Let's go through each of the categories of settings together!

  • Date

Under "Date", the customizable date will default to today's date. To change it to a future date, click the arrow beside today's date to open up a calendar window. Choose any date from the calendar!

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  • Time

Under "Time", input whatever time your special event begins! 

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  • Units

You can completely customize which units you'd like to see your countdown appear in! Check all of the boxes next to the units you want to see in your dashboard! Here, I chose months, weeks, and days, but we can also choose hours, minutes, and seconds and watch them tick away real-time! ⌛️

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Choose how to display the Widget

After we finish outlining our settings, we can choose how we'd like this widget to be displayed in our dashboard! We can display it as:

  • "Countdown" showing just the amount of time left in your countdown
  • "Table" displaying the groups of items across all of our boards exactly how they would appear in each of their boards. This is a really great option if you want to track tasks across several boards that still remain before the end of your countdown
  • "Split Mode" (as seen in the image below) combining both views together so you can see your countdown along with the related items from your boards! 

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Enjoy watching the seconds tick away from your dashboard as you build up anticipation for your special event! 🍾

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If you have any more questions about dashboards and widgets, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Customer Success Team anytime. We are here for you 24/7!