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PHP

Viraj Kokane
Viraj Kokane
17,531 Points

Laravel Ajax Pass Null value

I am using Laravel 5.1 and I need to pass the null value through ajax json request when a user removes the existing data from form and keeps the field blank. It works well if the user input some data it gets save but gives error 422 in javascript console when the data in the field is removed and kept blank. Please need urgent solution for it. Thank you in advance ! View:

                            <td>
                                <?php
                                $note=$user->notes->last();
                                $note_content = null;
                                if($note) {
                                $note_content = $note->content;
                            }
                            ?>
                            {!! Form::open(array('route'=>'notes.store', 'class'=>'form-horizontal', 'role'=>'form')) !!}
                            {!! Form::textarea('content', $note_content, array('placeholder'=>'note', 'class'=>'form-control note-content', 'rows'=>'3')) !!}
                            {!! Form::hidden('user_id', $user->id) !!}
                            {!! Form::close() !!}
                        </td>

Javascript file:

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function(){
        var usersTable = $('#usersTable').DataTable({
            "order": [[5, 'desc'], [0, 'desc']],
            "iDisplayLength": 50
        });

        $('.note-content').blur(function () {
            var form = $(this).parent();
            $.ajax({
                url     : form.attr('action'),
                type    : form.attr('method'),
                dataType: 'json',
                data    : form.serialize(),
                success : function( data ) {
                },
                error   : function( xhr, err ) {
                    alert('Error');
                }
            });
        });
    });
</script>

Using below Controller function:

    public function store(NoteRequest $request)
    {
        $request['admin_id']= Auth::user()->id;
        $request['from_admin']= Auth::user()->first_name;
        $user = User::findOrFail($request['user_id']);
        $note = $user->notes->last();
        $note_content = null;
        if($note) {
            $note_content = $note->content;
        }
        if($request['content'] == $note_content) {
            return response()->json();
        }
        $note = Note::create($request->all());
        return response()->json();
    }

1 Answer

Dan Curvelo
Dan Curvelo
4,812 Points

If you're getting a 422 HTTP status code it's probably because you have some form of validation rule in the NoteRequest class. Check that you're not making the field required. Let me know if it works. Thanks.

Anthony Twitter: https://twitter.com/anthonyrod4

Viraj Kokane
Viraj Kokane
17,531 Points

Thanks man its working now !