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Show an HTML message box that disappears after 2 seconds


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I need to show an HTML message box that disappears after 2 seconds.
It does not need to be a popup window.


Simply display a centered HTML table with a button that says 'please click'.
You can also do an automatic redirect after 3 seconds as shown below.
The sample code uses the setTimeout() function which will call the redirecting javascript function after 3000 milliseconds.

<table border=4 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=20>
<tr><td bgcolor=silver align=center>

<p>The configuration is being updated.</p>

<form id=frm1 name=frm1 action="main.cgi" method=post>
<input type=hidden name=action value="detail">
<input type=submit id=btnSubmit name=btnSubmit value="Please click to continue or wait 3 seconds" class=input>

<script type=text/javascript language="JavaScript">
function countdown() {

setTimeout("countdown()", 3000);



Content-type: text/html


2009-12-08, 07:35:27
hi, can u please give me the code for html message box
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2012-11-12, 05:03:41
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2012-12-20, 01:08:31
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