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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Spoiler Revealer Perform: Part 2

maria ramirez
maria ramirez
12,068 Points

spoiler span takes a couple of seconds before it hides

Why does the spoiler span doesn't hide as soon as the page loads? It takes a second before it hides.

$(".spoiler span").hide(); $(".spoiler").append("<button>Reveal Spoiler</button>"); $("button").click(function(){ $(".spoiler span").show(); $("button").detach(); });

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
227,141 Points

The JavaScript doesn't run until after all loading is complete. But you can use CSS to make it hidden from the beginning (and then you won't need the hide):

.spoiler span { display: none; }

Also, for a cool effect, try fadeIn or slideDown instead of show.