The javascript function does not load


This javascript function does not load?

<script language="javascript" src="ajax.js">


<td align="center" onMouseOver="this.className='cell_over';" onMouseOut="this.className='cell_out';" bgcolor="#FFFFCC"><a href="javascript:getRating('<?=$rows_articles['articles_id']?>','article_rating')" class="narmal_nav">Vote!</a></td>

When you mouseover on a td, the td changes color and when i click on the hyperlink which is inside the td cell, it is supposed to load a javascript function which is sitting in my ajax.js file
Article_ID is the number of the article and the article_rating is div that i am wishing to replace.

I think i have my syntax wrong somewhere. If i have, can someone give me some pointers to follow?

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is ajax.js in the same folder as your php script?

otherwise it should work. you could write A tag differently as:

<a href="#" onclick="javascript:getRating('<?=$rows_articles['articles_id']?>','article_rating')">
Alpha_AIAuthor Commented:
no the ajax.js file is in the include folder (which is a child folder)
Vel EousResearch & Development ManagerCommented:
You will need to reference that folder then in the JavaScript src.


<script language="javascript" src="childFolder/ajax.js">
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Alpha_AIAuthor Commented:
Neither works

When i look in the bottom hand corner of my browser the hint is there and it says


the 20 is the article id so should it be an integer instead of typecasted as a string?

Vel EousResearch & Development ManagerCommented:
Are you just looking to change the color scheme of your site when a button/link is clicked ?
try removing single quotation mark from your javascript call like:


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