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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) jQuery and AJAX jQuery’s AJAX Shorthand Methods

Philip Bradbury
Philip Bradbury
33,368 Points

JQUERY AJAX $GET()

Just need something clearing up using the Get method,

In the video we have this code :

function sendAJAX() {
$.get('sidebar.html', function (response) {
      $('#ajax').html(response);
   });
}

My issue is around the function (response).... What is the (response) argument doing, is it getting the sidebar.html and putting it in .html(response); ?

Thanks

Phil

1 Answer

Florian Goussin
Florian Goussin
8,925 Points

The browser request the page sidebar.html from the server.

The response is what the server send back to the browser after the request. So the content of sidebar.html probably.

Philip Bradbury
Philip Bradbury
33,368 Points

Yes thank you , i watched it again and it made sense. Been a long day. Thanks for the confirmation though.