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Advanced Timer

Documentation for 7.0 version of plugins is available at QSM 7.0 Documentation

Advanced Timer Plugin adds more advanced functions to the existing timer function of the Quiz and Survey Master Plugin. It comes with a visible timer that automatically starts when the user starts answering the Quiz/Survey.


Once you have purchased the addon, you will have access to download the addon. To install, simply upload the addon as a normal WordPress plugin.

To do so, go to the Plugins page on your WordPress site and click Add New. Then, click Upload. From there, upload the zip file that you downloaded when downloading the addon.

Once the addon has uploaded, you should now have the plugin Advanced Timer listed in your list of plugins. Activate that plugin. Once activated, the plugin will add a new tab in your Addon Settings page.

Go to the Addon Settings of the Quizzes/Surveys Plugin, Add the License Key you received at the time of the purchase in the text field, and hit the Save Changes button.


Advanced Timer plugin involves an actual timer that is displayed to the user when they start the quiz, this gives them a reference of the time left to finish the quiz and they can answer accordingly.

With the advanced timer you can now show a stop button beside the timer that can help the user to abort the quiz at any point of the given time at their own will.

The timer comes with two timer faces, one with the Standard Timer Design and the other involving a timer enclosed within a circular progress bar.

The option Start timer automatically on page refers to the advanced timer plugin option where you can now start the timer automatically from any of your desired pages (if your quiz involves multiple pages and you have enabled the pagination of the quiz option from the options tab)

Show Stop timer button at the end of the page? option allows you to display a timer at the bottom end of the page where the quiz runs.

Timer Design option lets you choose the best suited timer face design for your quiz of the two designs.

Also, the user can be alerted when 90% time is elapsed by the Show warning when timer is 90% completed? option in the Advanced Timer plugin.

In Stop Timer function, When the user presses the Stop Timer button they are alerted with two options, either to Continue/Resume the quiz or Submit the quiz.

Also Read, How You can add Advanced Timer function on Individual Pages in QSM.

This is all you need to know about the Advanced Timer Addon of the Quiz and Survey Master Plugin.