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Style transitionDelay Property

Style Object Reference Style Object

Example

Wait 2 seconds before the transition effect starts:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.transitionDelay = "2s";
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Definition and Usage

The transitionDelay property specifies when the transition effect will start.

The transitionDelay value is defined in seconds (s) or milliseconds (ms).


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
transitionDelay 26.0 10.0 16.0 6.1
3.1 WebkitTransitionDelay
12.1

Syntax

Return the transitionDelay property:

object.style.transitionDelay

Set the transitionDelay property:

object.style.transitionDelay="time|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
time Specifies the number of seconds or milliseconds to wait before the transition effect will start
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: 0
Return Value: A String, representing the transition-delay property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS reference: transition-delay property


Style Object Reference Style Object