How to delay a webpage capture?

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So here I am trying out SnagIt and very impressed with the trial version so far.  I want to take a screenshot of the entire webpage, I figured out how to do it using the Webpage selection.  BUT the page has some elements that are hidden and become visible after 2 or 3 seconds.  So SnagIt takes a screenshot of the page but those elements aren't captured.  

I tried adding a timed delay but still nothing works.  How do I capture elements on a page that have a delay effect and load after a couple of seconds?  One element, for example, fades in after 1 second, another one slides in from the left after 1 second.
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Glad you're enjoying it so far! The direct webpage capture doesn't have any concept of a delay, but I can see the need for it with your example! Luckily Snagit has another way of directly capturing a webpage. Here's how:

1. Enable scrolling capture, via Snagit's preferences

You'll only have to do this setup once.

2. Open the website in Safari or Google Chrome (Firefox works too, but it's a bit more manual of a process)
3. Start a capture and then click on the bouncy yellow arrows once the website has loaded all the components you'd like to capture
4. That's it!

I hope this helps!