Delay the display of close or submit buttons for a few seconds

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If you want to, for example, delay the display of a close button for a few seconds to encourage users to read box content, there’s an app for that.

Go to your profile menu top right, open Custom JS (Apps) and install the app “Delay Display of Elements”, then Publish.

Then you can configure metadata on any element to temporarily hide it. Buttons may be the most common use case, but this app works for text, html, and form fields too. The element-level metadata command is:

display_delay_secs : numSeconds

For example:

You can delay any number of elements on any page. If an element is not on the main page, then the delay timer will start when the user reaches that page.

If configured correctly, in Box Preview you will see notifications for the app, like this:

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