jQuery - load( url, [data], [callback] ) Method


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Description:

The load( url, data, callback ) method loads data from the server and places the returned HTML into the matched element.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

[selector].load( url, [data], [callback] )

Parameters:

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 a map of data that is sent with the request.

  • callback: This optional parameter represents a function that is executed if the request succeeds

Example:

Assuming we have following HTML content in result.html file:

<h1>THIS IS RESULT...</h1>

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

<html>
<head>
<title>The jQuery Example</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   $(document).ready(function() {
      $("#driver").click(function(event){
          $('#stage').load('result.html');
      });
   });
   </script>
</head>
<body>
   <p>Click on the button to load result.html file:</p>
   <div id="stage" style="background-color:blue;">
          STAGE
   </div>
   <input type="button" id="driver" value="Load Data" />
</body>
</html>


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