JavaScript Timing Events

JavaScript setTimeout() function use to create a timing events. Following example is click on button after 2 second alertbox will be open.

JavaScript setTimeout() Function

Syntax

var time=setTimeout("javascript_statement", milliseconds);

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>JavaScript setTimeout with Alert Box</title>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    function tMessage() {
        var time=setTimeout("alert('When you click press, Alert box will open in 2 seconds.')", 2000);
    }
</script>

<form>
    <input type="button" value="Open Alert Box" onClick="tMessage()"/>
</form>

</body>
</html>

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Example Result