How to handle jQuery AJAX error?

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To handle jQuery AJAX error. The ajaxError( callback ) method attaches a function to be executed whenever an AJAX request fails. This is an Ajax Event.

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

  • callback − The function to execute. The XMLHttpRequest and settings used for that request are passed as arguments to this function. A third argument, an exception object, is passed if an exception occured while processing the request.

The following is an example showing the usage of this method:

Live Demo


      <title>Handling errors in jQuery</title>
      <script src = ""></script>
         $(document).ready(function() {
               /* Assume result.text does not exist. */

            $(document).ajaxError(function(event, request, settings ){
               $("#stage2").html("<h1>Error in loading page.</h1>");

      <p>Click on the button to load result.text file:</p>
      <div id = "stage1" style = "background-color:blue;">
         STAGE - 1
      <div id = "stage2" style = "background-color:blue;">
         STAGE - 2
      <input type = "button" id = "driver" value = "Load Data" />
Updated on 15-Jun-2020 09:04:44