?
Solved

Open link in a div

Posted on 2006-10-24
3
Medium Priority
?
442 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hi there wonder if you can help me?

I have the following links as an example

<a href="http://www.google.com">google</a><br/>
<a href="http://www.yahoo.com">yahoo</a><br/>
<a href="http://www.testing123.com">testing123</a>


When someone clicks on it, the content gets displayed within a DIV. So if someone clicked on google, googles content will be opened up in my div called "link"


Hope that makes sense?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:mousemat24
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:callrs
ID: 17800680
Link in iframe: http://www.sendspace.com/file/dkd69s

Should be possible to do it for a div, but I don't know how yet.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
daohailam earned 2000 total points
ID: 17805783
try this:

<script>
var req = null;

function get_contents(link) {
      req = null;
      if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {
            req = new XMLHttpRequest();
      } else if (window.ActiveXObject) {
            req = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
      }

      if (req != null) {
            req.open('GET', link, false);
            req.onreadystatechange = recv_data;
            req.send("");
      }
}

function recv_data() {
      if (req.readyState == 4) {
            if (req.status == 200) {
                  document.getElementById('link').innerHTML = req.responseText;
            } else {
                  alert('req error:' + req.statusText);
            }
      }
}
</script>

<a href="javascript:get_contents('http://www.google.com.vn/')">google</a><br/>
<a href="javascript:get_contents('http://www.yahoo.com/')">yahoo</a><br/>
<a href="javascript:get_contents('http://www.testing123.com/')">testing123</a><br/><br/>
<div id="link" style="width: 100%; height: 300px; border: 1px solid black; overflow: auto">
</div>


This works well on IE, but may not work on Firefox, because the security issue (something likes XSS)
0
 

Author Comment

by:mousemat24
ID: 17807125
Thanks daohailam!!
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In my daily work (mainly using ASP.net), I need to write a lot of JavaScript code. One of the most repetitive tasks I do are the jQuery Ajax calls. You know: (CODE) I don't know if for you it's the same, but for me is soooo tedious to write the …
Having worked on larger scale sites, we found out that you are bound to look at more scalable solutions to integrating widgets, code snippets or complete applications and mesh them into functional sites, in any given composition. To share some of…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question