Wil Prim Wil Prim - 1 year ago 79
CSS Question

.delay() not working when changing background-color of <div>

I am just learning JQUERY and I have been playing around with delay() I wrote a fiddle to show you... What I am trying to do is when a button is clicked, change the background-color of the div and then after a few moments switch the background color again. But when I try it, it just switches to the second color and skips the first.


<div class = "animation">


<button id = "change"> Click </button>

Here is the Jquery code:


$(".animation").css("background", "blue").delay(700).css("background", "red");


Here is the link:


Answer Source

delay only works for items in the queue (such as animations).

For anything else, use a regular old timer:

$("#change").click(function() {
    var $el = $(".animation");

    $el.css("background", "blue");

    setTimeout(function () {
        $el.css("background", "red");
    }, 700);
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