jQuery delay()

The jQuery delay() method can be used to make a delay between the queued jQuery effects.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){    
  $("button").click(function(){    
	$("#div1").delay(3000).fadeIn();    
});    
});    
</script>    
</head>    
<body>    
<button>Click me</button><br>  
<div id="div1" style="width:90px;height:90px;display:none;background-color:black;"></div><br>    
</body>    
</html>

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Syntax:

$(selector).delay (speed, queueName) 

Speed: Speed is an optional parameter whose value specifies the speed of the delay. It can take values as: “fast”, “slow” or values in milliseconds.

queueName: queueName is also an optional parameter which is used to specify the name of the queue. The default value of queueName is “fx”.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>    
	<html>    
	<head>    
	<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.3/jquery.min.js"></script>    
	<script>    
	$(document).ready(function(){    
  	$("button").click(function(){    
    	$("#div1").delay("fast").fadeIn();    
    	$("#div2").delay("slow").fadeIn();    
    	$("#div3").delay(1000).fadeIn();    
    	$("#div4").delay(2000).fadeIn();    
    	$("#div5").delay(4000).fadeIn();    
	});    
	});    
	</script>    
	</head>    
	<body>    
 
	<p>Click to fade in boxes with a different delay time.</p>    
	<button>Click me</button><br><br>    
 
	<div id="div1" style="width:90px;height:90px;display:none;background-color:black;border-radius:120px"></div><br>    
	<div id="div2" style="width:90px;height:90px;display:none;background-color:green;border-radius:120px"></div><br>    
	<div id="div3" style="width:90px;height:90px;display:none;background-color:blue;border-radius:120px"></div><br>    
	<div id="div4" style="width:90px;height:90px;display:none;background-color:red;border-radius:120px"></div><br>    
 
	</body>    
	</html>

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