How to add countdown timers in ActiveCampaign

Add a countdown timer using the email designer.

  1. Choose a template.
  2. Add HTML Block, select the appropriate button from the right-hand toolbar and drag it to the section of your email template where you want to drop it in.
  3. Select HTML Block, click Options tab.
  4. Paste your timer embed code into the text section at the desired place of your HTML block.
  5. Click the Save Changes button.

Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign



ActiveCampaign Integration

The CountdownMail app is an automation action that allows you to start a countdown timer when a contact passes through this action in your automation. For example, you can use this action to start a timer for this contact when an email has been sent or when the contact was added to the list.

Add and configure the "Start Countdown Timer" action in your automation

  • Create an evergreen countdown timer written in this tutorial.
  • In the automation builder, add a new action "Start Countdown Timer".

    Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation

  • If this is your first time integrating, you will be asked to login to your CountdownMail account. Enter your email and password for CountdownMail account and click the "Connect" button.

    Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation



    Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation

  • Next, you'll need to select the —Āountdown timer you wish to start and press "Finish" button.

    Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation

  • The "Start Countdown Timer" action will be added to your automation.

    Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation

In addition, the integration will be listed on the "Connected Apps" page in your ActiveCampaign account, where you can disconnect the integration, view logs, and view app details.

Disconnect your CountdownMail account from ActiveCampaign

You can disconnect your CountdownMail account from ActiveCampaign. When your CountdownMail account is disconnected, you will no longer be able to start a timer using the CountdownMail app.
  • Click "Apps" in the left menu.
  • Click "Connected Apps."
  • Click the "CountdownMail" app.
  • Click the "Disconnect" button.
  • A confirmation dialog box will appear. Click the "Disconnect" button.
Include countdown timers in ActiveCampaign automation

Your CountdownMail account will be disconnected from ActiveCampaign. A confirmation message will appear at the top of the CountdownMail app page.