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Im getting 500 Internal Server Error when using .post() jquery

Posted on 2011-09-28
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Im trying to use .post()  in a jquery sumbit form
the ur l= handelSpamDb.php

and I get 500 Internal Server Error
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$("#"+popup_form_id).submit(function(e) {
                         //   alert("Hello world!");
							//fElement.attr('flag','1');
							e.preventDefault();
						//"mark" the input name =flag as spam 
						    $(":hidden[name='flag']","#"+popup_form_id).val("on");
							fElement.toggle();
							//$.ajax(
							alert($(this).serialize() +"tryinggg");
							$.post(url,$(this).serialize());
								
							
					})

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That has to be an error in 'handelSpamDb.php' because jquery does not run on the server.  Do you have an alternate way of testing 'handelSpamDb.php' like a simple HTML form that will POST to it?
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by:Nura111
ID: 36720002
the code in theat file was previuosly in a diffrent location wraped by if isset[formSumbit]
and it was working

Do I still need ro access the variables in $_POST see code
$id = $_POST['id'];

$email = $_POST['email'];



$sql= BaseModel::getSqlObject();

$query = "SELECT * FROM BlackList WHERE email_address = '$email'";	

	     

	if (($result=$sql->Query($query)) === FALSE)

      die(ShowError("Server Query Error"));

$num = $result->num_rows;

	   

	//check if email is not already exist in BlackList

	if ($result->num_rows == 0){

   			 $insert_query = "INSERT INTO BlackList(email_address) VALUES ('$email')";

			 

	 if (($result=$sql->Query($insert_query)) === FALSE)

           	die(ShowError("Server Insert Query Error"));

		}

		

		$insert_query =	"UPDATE ServiceRequests SET spam = 1 WHERE id = '$id'";

		if (($result=$sql->Query($insert_query)) === FALSE)

           	die(ShowError("Server Insert Query Error service"));





			die ("ok");

         

	

		

 

		

		}

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by:Nura111
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Does it matter who is the referral page?
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by:Nura111
ID: 36720076
the fire bug debug is saying the mistake is in       
jquery.js (line 7950)
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by:Nura111
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Is it ok to gop in the script to $_POST is it suppose to be there after sent it with .post()?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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The Firebug error is a different subject because Firebug can't tell you about server errors, only javascript and DOM.
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by:Nura111
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Is it ok to go in the refred script to $_POST is it suppose to be there after sent it with .post()?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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I'm not sure I understand.  If you send the data as a POST like you are showing, then it has to be received in the $_POST array.
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by:Nura111
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Ok so is nyone can help in the server error issue?
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by:MacAnthony
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What is the value of url from the post call? Are you sure it's the file that is handling your post values?
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by:Nura111
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Do you mean what I wrote in the question    url = handelSpamDb.php

and yes Im sure I attched the code also
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by:Nura111
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what is the common way im suppose to handle the errors in the jquery submit?
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by:MacAnthony
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What I was asking was if we were sure that the value in url is actually the file we expect the request to be made against. The code shown does not show how the 'url' variable is assigned - so I asked.

.post supports using an .error() function to handle when the post is not returned successfully. It would look something like:

$.post(url,$(this).serialize()).error(function() { alert('post failed'); });

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Are there any errors that show up in the webserver logs? If this is apache on linux, it may be in /var/log/https/error_log or something but that would depend on the system configuration.
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by:Nura111
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Its on vmware there is only one filr in log folder and it doesnt show anything
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by:MacAnthony
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Can you type the page address in the address bar and get it to load without error?
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by:Nura111
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no its not working is well its cant find it but the php file is there in the public folder like all the other ones that I can get access directly by entering the url
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by:MacAnthony
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Can you check the permissions of the file? Are they the same as the other files that are working?
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yes same pemisiions read and write
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by:MacAnthony
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Same file extension? Like the ones working aren't .php and this one .inc or something, right?

There has to be something different, I'm just taking guesses at what they could possibly be.
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no there are both .php extention
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And there is nothing in either the apache or php error logs?

I'm kind of at a loss for ideas of what could cause this.
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what are the possible location the log file can be?
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