jQuery Effect delay() Method

Last Updated Jul 15, 2015, 04:00:25 PM

jQuery Effect delay() Method

jQuery delay() method was introduced in jQuery version 1.4. The delay() method delays function to execute and follow it in the queue. Basically, delay method sets the timer to execute next function in the queue.


Duration is the parameter to delay the method which is in milliseconds. Duration can be used like higher values indicate slower animations. The strings 'fast' and 'slow' can be supplied as parameters to indicate durations of 200 and 600 milliseconds, respectively.

Here is the jquery delay() method example


The above jQuery delay method will delays its fadeIn effect for 300 milli seconds.

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The content and methods in the tutorial has been referred and updated with jQuery API and The jQuery Foundation

Last Updated Jul 15, 2015, 04:00:25 PM