Simple progress bar

| Javascript

Here's a simple recipe for creating your own progress bar using some javascript and css. This is what I implemented on my Rand() page.

<script type="text/javascript">
  $(document).ready(function() {
    function progress(n) {
      (function loop() {
        $('#progress-bar').html(n ? n*10 : "");
        $('#progress-bar').css("width", n*10 + '%');
        if (n--) {
          setTimeout(loop, 100);
        } else {
          // do something

In order to make it work, place a div somewhere on your page where you want the progress bar to appear.

<div id="progress-bar"></div>

I added some styling to make the progress bar look a bit more professional.

#progress-bar {
  background-color: #2A83A2;
  background-image: linear-gradient(#2A83A2, #165E83);
  border-color: #165E83;
  height: 20px;

Here's a demo you can try out for yourself.

Progress bar (100)
Do something!

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