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  • Last Updated : 27 Oct, 2022
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The delay() method is an inbuilt method in jQuery that is used to set a timer to delay the execution of the next item in the queue. 

Syntax:

$(selector).delay(para1, para2);

Parameter: It accepts two parameters which are specified below:

  • para1: It specifies the speed of the delay.
  • para2: It is optional and specifies the name of the queue.

Return Value: It returns the selected element with the specified speed.

Example 1: In this example, the timer is set to all the block. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
    
    <!-- jQuery code to demonstrate delay method -->
    <script>
            $(document).ready(function () {
                $("button").click(function () {
                    $("#d1").delay("slow").fadeIn();
                    $("#d2").delay("fast").fadeIn();
                    $("#d3").delay(1000).fadeIn();
                    $("#d4").delay(4000).fadeIn();
                });
            });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    
    <!-- Click on this button -->
    <button>Click Me!</button>
    <br><br>
    <div id="d1" style="width:50px;height:50px;display:
                none;background-color:lightgreen;"></div>
    <br>
    <div id="d2" style="width:50px;height:50px;display:
                none;background-color:green;"></div>
    <br>
    <div id="d3" style="width:50px;height:50px;display:
                none;background-color:orange;"></div>
    <br>
    <div id="d4" style="width:50px;height:50px;display:
                none;background-color:yellow;"></div>
    <br>
</body>
  
</html>


Output: 

 

Example 2: In this example, it has been shown how to delay an animation using this method. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
    
    <!--jQuery code to show the working of delay method-->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
          
                $("#btn1").click(function () {
                    $("div").animate({
                        height: "150px"
                    });
                    $("div").animate({
                        width: "150px"
                    });
                    $("div").delay(1200).animate({
                        width: "300px",
                        padding: "30px"
                    });
                });
        });
    </script>
    
    <style>
        #d {
            display: block;
            width: 200px;
            height: 100px;
            background-color: green;
            font-size: 30px;
            padding: 10px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div id="d">GeeksforGeeks !</div>
    
    <!-- Click on this button to show 
        the effect of delay method -->
    <p>
        <button id="btn1">Click Me!</button>
    </p>
</body>
  
</html>


Output: 

 


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