Check If Current Time Falls Within A Specific Date Range - Now Open

Check If Current Time Falls Within A Specific Date Range - Now Open
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Now Open is a small jQuery plugin that makes it possible to check if current time falls in a time range you specify. Supports week days and exclude days/times. Typical use cases for this plugin include live chat, customer service and more.

Basic usage:

1. Insert jQuery library and the jQuery Now Open plugin's script into the html file:

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="js/now_open.js"></script>

2. Set the datetime range and exclude days/times as these:

var myWeek = [
    {'1':[8.5,20]},
    {'2':[8.5,20]},
    {'3':[8.5,20]},
    {'4':[8.5,20]},
    {'5':[8.5,20]},
    {'6':[10,20]}
  ];
 
var myExcludes = [
    [1,1],
    [1,6]
];

3. Initialize the plugin by calling the function on the desired element.

$('#element').now_open({
  week: myWeek,
  excludes: myExcludes
});

4. Do something if the current time is in the datetime range.

$('#element').now_open({
  week: myWeek,
  excludes: myExcludes,
  callback: myCallback,
});
function myCallback(element, isOpen){
  if(isOpen){
    element.html('<i class="fa fa-phone-square"></i> We are open... call us!');
  } else {
    element.html('<i class="fa fa-phone-square"></i> Live Chat Offline');
  }
}

5. Set the latency time in minutes to keep checking the current time.

$('#element').now_open({
  week: myWeek,
  excludes: myExcludes,
  callback: myCallback,
  latency: 1
});

6. You can also specify the current time instead of the local time.

$('#element').now_open({
  week: myWeek,
  excludes: myExcludes,
  callback: myCallback,
  latency: 1,
  currentDate: "June 9, 2017 11:00:00"
});

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by alotropico. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.