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JavaScript - Display Message Within 5 Seconds

In this tutorial we will create a Display Message Within 5 Seconds using JavaScript. This code will immediately display a message when the user click the button and after a certain period of time it disappear. The code use a jQuery plugin setTimeout() function to manipulate the time when it is initiate in order to change any properties of an element. You can apply this script to your code to make your transaction faster, it is a user-friendly program feel free to modify it.

We will use JavaScript to add some new feature to the website interface by actually written into an HTML page. It is what gives your page a different interactive elements and animation that engage a user.

Getting Started:

This is the link for the bootstrap that i used for the layout design

And this is the link for the jquery that i used in this tutorial

The Main Interface

This code contains the interface of the application. To create this just write these block of code inside the text editor and save this as index.html.

  1. <!DOCTYPE html>
  2. <html lang="en">
  3. <head>
  4. <meta charset="UTF-8" name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />
  5. <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/bootstrap.css"/>
  6. </head>
  7. <nav class="navbar navbar-default">
  8. <div class="container-fluid">
  9. <a class="navbar-brand" href="">Sourcecodester</a>
  10. </div>
  11. </nav>
  12. <div class="col-md-3"></div>
  13. <div class="col-md-6 well">
  14. <h3 class="text-primary">JavaScript - Display Message Within 5 Seconds</h3>
  15. <hr style="border-top:1px dottec #ccc;"/>
  16. <div class="col-md-2"></div>
  17. <div class="col-md-8">
  18. <button class="btn btn-primary" id="display">Show Message</button>
  19. <br /><br />
  20. <div id="result"></div>
  21. </div>
  22. </div>
  23. <script src="js/jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
  24. <script src="js/script.js"></script>
  25. </body>
  26. </html>

Creating the Script

This code contains the script of the application. This code will display a message when the button is clicked. To do this just copy and write these block of codes as shown below inside the text editor and save it as script.js inside the js directory

  1. $(document).ready(function(){
  2. $('#display').on('click', function(){
  3. var message = $('<div style="width:100%; height:200px;" class="alert alert-info"><center style="margin-top:50px;"><h2>Welcome to SOURCECODESTER</h2></center></div>');
  5. $('#result').html(message);
  6. $(this).removeAttr('id');
  7. setTimeout(function(){
  8. message.fadeOut();
  9. $('#display').attr('id', 'display');
  10. }, 5000)
  11. });
  12. })

There you have it we successfully created a Display Message Within 5 Seconds using JavaScript. I hope that this simple tutorial help you to what you are looking for. For more updates and tutorials just kindly visit this site. Enjoy Coding!

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