jQuery delay() Method

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jQuery delay() Method

The jQuery delay() method sets a timer to delay execution of subsequent items in the queue.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> <style> div{ width: 100px; height: 100px; background: #f69d3c; margin-top: 10px; line-height: 6; text-align: center; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery delay() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button to delay the last animation for '2 seconds'.</p> <button>queue</button> <div>div</div><script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ $("div").animate({width: 150}, "fast"); $("div").animate({height: 150}, "fast"); $("div").animate({width: 100}, "fast").delay(2000); $("div").animate({height: 100}, "fast"); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

delay(duration, queueName);

Parameter Values

Value Type Explanation
duration Required Specifies an integer indicating the number of milliseconds to delay execution of the next item in the queue.
queueName Optional Specifies a string containing the name of the queue.
Defaults to fx, the standard effects queue.

Browser Support

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