JavaScript delay function | Simple example code

The window object allows the execution of code at specified time intervals. To delay a function call, you can use setTimeout() function. This function will Execute a function, after waiting for a specified number of milliseconds.

JavaScript delay function Example code

HTML example code where you have to click a button and wait 1 second and the page will alert “1 second! Alert”:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
	<button onclick="timeFunction()">Click Here</button>
 
	<script>
		function timeFunction() {
			setTimeout(function(){ alert(" 1 seconds! Alert"); }, 1000);
		}
	</script>
 
	<p>Wait for 1 seconds after click...</p>
</body>
</html>

Output:

JavaScript delay function

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Note: The All JS Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version


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