MacroSuite - Countdown


Countdown Timers boosts engagement by attracting the viewer's attention and improving page performance. Use the Countdown macro to drive a sense of urgency in different ways, including the promotion of a big product launch or a deadline for a webinar application.


How to use


To add the Countdown macro to a Confluence page: 

  • In the Confluence editor, choose + > Other Macros or

  • Find and select the Countdown macro.

Alternatively, type '/' and the beginning of an element (tool or things in the insert menu) to see a list of suggestions and enter 'Countdown.'

Intuitive configuration dialogue helps users to create and customise the countdown macro faster and easier. With live preview, it is possible to show results in realtime without saving the configuration.

After selecting the Countdown macro, there is an empty live preview.


Countdown type

Choose from four different countdown types.

Countdown alignment

Select a countdown alignment. By default, the countdown macro is left aligned.


Add a countdown title with a click on the Countdown Title. The character limit is 40. If you want to add emoji in the title, type “:”. NEW!

Add date and time

Add a date and time in to start the countdown and see the preview.


Choose a fill, font and border colours from the Atlassian primary and secondary colour palette. If you want to add more colours, add a HEX value to the custom field.

Countdown configuration


The Countdown macro will receive updates to improve performance and user experience. We will introduce the following features soon:

  • Select smallest time units (e.g., days only) 

  • Add an icon within the countdown title RELEASED!

  • Repeat countdown

  • Change the countdown title after time is up

In case you have any questions, need more detailed information, or would like to share feature suggestions, please feel free to contact us via our service desk.