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    Delaying the lightbox pop up

    Asked by rock1113 on February 05, 2015 at 11:48 AM
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on February 05, 2015 at 01:04 PM


    Are you referring to the lightbox form? If yes, then that is possible.

    Actually, we already have a guide for that. Please check this guide on How to Auto-popup a Lightbox Form. Please refer to section B. It indicates that you need to get the lightbox embed code first, then add id="lightboxdelay" inside the anchor tag. After that, you need to add this script below the lightbox embed code.

    <script language="JavaScript">

    var delayseconds = 5;

        function pause() {

        myTimer = setTimeout('whatToDo()', delayseconds * 1000)


       function whatToDo() {



    window.onload = pause;


    The value 5 means 5 seconds before it pop ups.


    Hope this helps. Thank you!