get( url, [data], [callback], [type] ) Method

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Description:

The jQuery.get( url, [data], [callback], [type] ) method loads data from the server using a GET HTTP request.

The method returns XMLHttpRequest object.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

Example

$.get( url, [data], [callback], [type] )
                                        

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 key/value pairs that will be sent to the server.

  • callback:: This optional parameter represents a function to be executed whenever the data is loaded successfully.

  • type:: This optional parameter represents type of data to be returned to callback function: "xml", "html", "script", "json", "jsonp", or "text".

Example:

Assuming we have following PHP content in /jquery/result.html file:

Example

<?php
if( $_REQUEST["name"] )
{
   $name = $_REQUEST['name'];
   echo "Welcome ". $name;
}
?>
                                        

Example

<html>
<head>
   <script type="text/javascript"  src="../../js/jquery-2.2.0.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
  $(document).ready(function() {
      $("#driver").click(function(event){
          $.get( 
             "/jquery/result.html",
             { name: "Sophia" },
             function(data) {
                $('#stage').html(data);
             }
          );
      });
   });
   </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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