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JavaScript

Darrel Lyons
Darrel Lyons
2,991 Points

Non-refresh timer

How can i make a countdown that will countdown without refreshing a div or a page. I have a function that makes thee time from the database but i want it to countdown on the page itself without refreshing any page. Here is the function :

function maketime($last){
$timenow = time();
            if($last>$timenow){
                    $order = $last-$timenow;
                        while($order >= 60){
                            $order = $order-60;
                            $ordermleft++;
                        }
                        while($ordermleft >= 60){
                            $ordermleft = $ordermleft-60;
                            $orderhleft++;
                        }

                        if($ordermleft == 0){
                            $ordermleft = "";
                        } else {
                        $ordermleft = "$ordermleft Minutes";
                        }
                        if($orderhleft == 0){
                            $orderhleft = "";
                        } else {
                        $orderhleft = "$orderhleft Hours";
                        }   
return "$orderhleft $ordermleft $order Seconds";
}}

3 Answers

Are you just wanting to learn how or needing one of these? You might want to check out FlipClock.js otherwise the code below is a basic example.

var newYear = new Date();
newYear = new Date(newYear.getFullYear() + 1, 1 - 1, 1);
$('#defaultCountdown').countdown({
    until: newYear
});

$('#removeCountdown').click(function () {
    var destroy = $(this).text() === 'Remove';
    $(this).text(destroy ? 'Re-attach' : 'Remove');
    $('#defaultCountdown').countdown(destroy ? 'destroy' : {
        until: newYear
    });
});

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Darrel Lyons
Darrel Lyons
2,991 Points

No , i have a timer set in the database for40 or sometimes 60seconds with time() + 40-60. I just need it to countdown without refreshing the page.