How to set a Timer on your website?
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How to set a Timer on your website?

Want to add some urgency and time constraints to your website? Timer widget may be just what you are looking for! In this tutorial, we'll explore the benefits of using a timer widget, guide you through the process of adding it to your website and editing it’s appearance.

How Timer can look like on your website?

Timer Widget


Benefits of having Timer on your website

Creating a sense of urgency

A timer can help create a sense of urgency and encourage users to take action before time runs out. This is particularly useful for sales, promotions, or limited-time offers.

Better engagement

A timer can make your website more interactive and engaging, providing users with a visual cue to keep them interested and focused on your content.

Boosting conversions

By creating urgency and encouraging users to take action, a timer can help increase conversions and sales on your website.

Providing information

A timer can be used to provide information about the time remaining until an event, a deadline, or the start of a new promotion, allowing users to plan their actions accordingly.

How to add and customize a Timer in BOWWE?


Open BOWWE Builder


Drag and drop the Timer widget from the left side panel

Go to Widget Settings and set the end time.

Optionally you can also change the alignment of the widget, add a label and choose how the time properties are displayed.

Edit the appearance in Widget Styles.

The Widget consists of 3 layers - Timer, Timer Area and Timer Label - with each one of them you can access a different part of the element, here are some of the best practices when editing:


Timer: background, size, and position of the whole widget

Timer area: area and font of the time property

Time label:  area and font of the digits

Remember about:

Timer Area and Timer Label possess shared styles, which means that changes applied to the individual Area or Label will transfer to the rest of the widget.

Click SAVE and PUBLISH to complete


Now you know how to add Timer to your website