Articles for specific Landing Page Builders
We integrate with virtually every page builder on the market and if you see your software in the list below you should click the link and follow those specific instructions:
Deadline Funnel default behavior
The default behavior in Deadline Funnel is to always show a deadline on the page.
If the platform you're using is not listed above, then please refer to our general instructions for adding the timer to your page builder.
General Instructions for Adding the Countdown Timer to your website
Step One: Adding the Tracking Code to Your Page(s)
From inside the Deadline Funnel admin, you will need to first click on the "Tracking Code" link in your Deadline Funnel account and click the Copy button. See the first screenshot below.
After you've copied the code you'll need to paste it into your webpage builder so it can exist on your page(s).
Many times if you are using a page builder, there will be a "scripts" section inside of the page builder's basic or advanced configuration that will allow you to paste this tracking code inside of your site's header without needing to edit any HTML code at all.
If you aren't sure how to add Deadline Funnel's tracking code to your page building software, we recommend asking the page builder's support team if they offer that feature. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having any trouble installing the tracking code.
Step Two: Add Your Page URL to the Deadline Funnel Admin
Once you have the tracking code in place, your next step is to add the URL of your page to the Deadline Funnel >> Pages area.
You have the option to also enter the "After URL" to indicate where your visitors should be taken after the deadline. If you leave this blank then the page will not redirect but any countdowns will be hidden after the deadline.
Click the Save button to save your changes.
If you're using the Floating Bar timer on your page, that's it! The Floating Bar timer will now appear on your page.
However, If you would like to use the Inline Timer, you'll need to select 'Display an Inline Timer' instead and copy the code snippet we provide:
Paste this code on your page wherever you want the timer to actually appear. Typically this is done using an HTML Code Block.
Once you have installed the Deadline Funnel tracking code and added the URLs to the Pages section of our admin, you should see a green check next to your URL, as shown in the screenshot below:
If you see a green check then Deadline Funnel has verified that your code is installed and working on that page. You can now open up your page to see the timer displayed there.
If you see a red exclamation mark, it's important to note that sometimes it can show up even when there's no issue. This has to do with the way this particular feature scans for the Tracking Code vs the way it's being loaded on the page. To verify if there is actually an issue with the Tracking Code on the page, simply open up your page and look for the timer.
If the timer appears, you can disregard that error message. If the timer does not appear, consider some of our troubleshooting tips below.
If you're not seeing Deadline Funnel countdowns on a page where you expected it to be:
Tip 1: Make sure that you've chosen Floating Bar or Inline as the "Type". Otherwise, the countdown might be hidden.
Tip 2: Make sure in your admin Settings that you haven't chosen to hide the countdown until a few hours or days before the deadline.
Tip 3: Make sure you copy and paste the actual URL that your visitors will see when they arrive at your page. Some page builders (especially ClickFunnels) can present a different URL to you in the admin of their software compared to the actual URL the visitor will see in their browser. Make sure you are using the actual URL the visitor sees in their browser.
"Will Deadline Funnel work if I add it to my site using Google Tag Manager?"
Yes. Many of our clients use Google Tag Manager. It can be a useful way to add our code but certainly not required. Check out our guide for adding the Tracking Code through Google Tag Manager here.
"Does it matter what order I've listed the URLs in the Pages section?"
Not at all.
"My page builder lets me add code to "header", "footer", or "body". Which should I choose?"
Header is best but the other options work too.
"If I add Deadline Funnel's code to all the pages of my site, is that OK?"
Yes. Deadline Funnel will only perform a function on pages where the URL matches a URL you put in the Pages section of your campaign.
"The URL of the page I want to use changes with every visitor. What URL should I add to the Pages section?"
Please see our article on using a wildcard.
"I keep getting redirected after a short deadline because Deadline Funnel is tracking me. Is there a way to have the software ignore me so I can edit and view my pages?"
Yes. It's called Preview Mode.
If you have any questions, send us a message in chat or email us at email@example.com.