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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX Concepts Finish the AJAX Request

Brad Riebau
Brad Riebau
2,646 Points

Challenge Task 2 of 2 Add the code to send the AJAX request

Erghhhhh stuck can't figure out why this is not working! Help please!

app.js
var request = new XMLHttpRequest();
request.onreadystatechange = function () {
  if (request.readyState === 4) {
    document.getElementById("footer").innerHTML = request.responseText;
  }
};
  request.open('GET', 'footer.html');
  function requestOpen() {
  request.open();
  }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX with JavaScript</title>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>AJAX!</h1>
  </div>
  <div id="footer"></div>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

Very close, you're just needing to send the request.

request.send();