jQuery - jQuery.get() Method


The jQuery.get( url, [data], [callback], [type] ) method loads data from the server using a GET HTTP request.

The method returns XMLHttpRequest object.


Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

$.get( url, [data], [callback], [type] )


Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • url − A string containing the URL to which the request is sent

  • data − This optional parameter represents key/value pairs that will be sent to the server.

  • callback − This optional parameter represents a function to be executed whenever the data is loaded successfully.

  • type − This optional parameter represents type of data to be returned to callback function: "xml", "html", "script", "json", "jsonp", or "text".


Assuming we have following PHP content in result.php file −

if( $_REQUEST["name"] ) {

   $name = $_REQUEST['name'];
   echo "Welcome ". $name;


Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method −

      <title>The jQuery Example</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" 
         src = "https://www.tutorialspoint.com/jquery/jquery-3.6.0.js">
      <script type = "text/javascript" language = "javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {
                  { name: "Zara" },
                  function(data) {
      <p>Click on the button to load result.html file −</p>
      <span id = "stage" style = "background-color:#cc0;">
      <div><input type = "button" id = "driver" 
         value = "Load Data" /></div>

This should produce following result −

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