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jQuery - AJAX Events

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Ajax requests produce a number of different events that you can subscribe to. Here's a full list of the events and in what order they are broadcast.

There are two types of events:

Local Events:

These are callbacks that you can subscribe to within the Ajax request object.

   beforeSend: function(){
     // Handle the beforeSend event
   complete: function(){
     // Handle the complete event
   // ......

Global Events :

These events are broadcast to all elements in the DOM, triggering any handlers which may be listening. You can listen for these events like so:

$("#loading").bind("ajaxSend", function(){
 }).bind("ajaxComplete", function(){

Global events can be disabled, for a particular Ajax request, by passing in the global option, like so:

   url: "test.html",
   global: false,
   // ...


Here is the full list of Ajax events. The ajaxStart and ajaxStop events are events that relate to all Ajax requests together.

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