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Posting textareas and textboxes via jQuery Post

Posted on 2009-07-06
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I need to be able to post values from textareas and textboxes. Any idea how this can be done? The attached example does not work.

Thanks in advance.
<html>
<head>
<!-- jQuery Script URL -->
</head>
<body>
  <textarea name="text1"></textarea>
  <input name="text2" value="">
  <span onClick="$.post('/index.php', {str1: text1.value, str2: text2.value})">Submit</span>
</body>
</html>

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<html>
<head>
Add id= to your tags.
This should get you closer... I didn't examine the post logic closely.

<!-- jQuery Script URL -->
</head>
<body>
  <textarea id="text1" name="text1"></textarea>
  <input id="text2" name="text2" value="">
  <span onClick="$.post('/index.php', {str1: text1.value, str2: text2.value})">Submit</span>
</body>
</html>


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Thanks! :)
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