<div class="container">
    <p>Coding is <span class="typed-text"></span><span class="cursor">&nbsp;</span></p>
  </div>
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat');

* {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  box-sizing: border-box;
}
body {
  font-family: 'Montserrat', sans-serif;
  background-color: #000;
  color: #eee;
}
.container {
  height: 100vh;
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
}
.container p {
  font-size: 3rem;
  padding: 0.5rem;
  font-weight: bold;
  letter-spacing: 0.1rem;
  text-align: center;
  overflow: hidden;
}
.container p span.typed-text {
  font-weight: normal;
  color: #dd7732;
}
.container p span.cursor {
  display: inline-block;
  background-color: #ccc;
  margin-left: 0.1rem;
  width: 3px;
  animation: blink 1s infinite;
}
.container p span.cursor.typing {
  animation: none;
}
@keyframes blink {
  0%  { background-color: #ccc; }
  49% { background-color: #ccc; }
  50% { background-color: transparent; }
  99% { background-color: transparent; }
  100%  { background-color: #ccc; }
}
const typedTextSpan = document.querySelector(".typed-text");
const cursorSpan = document.querySelector(".cursor");

const textArray = ["hard", "fun", "a journey", "LIFE"];
const typingDelay = 200;
const erasingDelay = 100;
const newTextDelay = 2000; // Delay between current and next text
let textArrayIndex = 0;
let charIndex = 0;

function type() {
  if (charIndex < textArray[textArrayIndex].length) {
    if(!cursorSpan.classList.contains("typing")) cursorSpan.classList.add("typing");
    typedTextSpan.textContent += textArray[textArrayIndex].charAt(charIndex);
    charIndex++;
    setTimeout(type, typingDelay);
  } 
  else {
    cursorSpan.classList.remove("typing");
  	setTimeout(erase, newTextDelay);
  }
}

function erase() {
	if (charIndex > 0) {
    if(!cursorSpan.classList.contains("typing")) cursorSpan.classList.add("typing");
    typedTextSpan.textContent = textArray[textArrayIndex].substring(0, charIndex-1);
    charIndex--;
    setTimeout(erase, erasingDelay);
  } 
  else {
    cursorSpan.classList.remove("typing");
    textArrayIndex++;
    if(textArrayIndex>=textArray.length) textArrayIndex=0;
    setTimeout(type, typingDelay + 1100);
  }
}

document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() { // On DOM Load initiate the effect
  if(textArray.length) setTimeout(type, newTextDelay + 250);
});

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