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Tracking Code Click Delay Demo

Regular click event

Regular click response, which most of us perceive as instant.

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500ms delayed click event

A real life example of this is the Nielsen NetRatings tracking code, which intercepts all click events and binds a pause function that sleeps for 500ms.

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100ms delayed click event

When a delay is required a compromise of 100ms may be the best solution. Although you will probably perceive the delay if you compare it with the non-delayed click event above, in the real world a 100ms delay is felt as an instant response. (See Mr. Jakob Nielsen)

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