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jQuery and AJAX... I can't find what's wrong with my code?!?

hi to all jQuery experts, and thanks for your help... I'm trying to learn jQuery, and this has got me goin in circles trying to fig out:

    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $('a').click(function(e){
                e.preventDefault();
                var url = 'remote_content.html';
                var href = $(this).attr('href');
                if('all' == href) {
                    $('#newContent').load(url);
                } else {
                    $('#newContent').load(url + ' #' href);
                }  
            });
        });
    </script>
</head>
<body>
    <!-- CONTENT -->
    <div id="content">
        <h2>Load new content...</h2>
        <a href="all">All</a> | <a href="first">First</a> | <a href="second">Second</a>
        <div id="newContent"></div>
    </div>
</body>
</html>


Here's "remote_content.html":
<p id="first">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, bla bla</p>
<p id="second">Sed diam nonummy  bla bla </p>



This is what I get:
Object not found!
The requested URL was not found on this server. The link on the referring page seems to be wrong or outdated. Please inform the author of that page about the error.

Can anyone please tell me what I've done wrong..
Thanks
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amsterdamcomputerCommented:
$('#newContent').load(url + ' #' href);

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should be

$('#newContent').load(url + '#' + href);

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georgehowellAuthor Commented:
Hi amsterdam,
thanks for your comment
I tried that ...the lessons I'm doing (Peachpit) had it like ' #' also.

Attached is the URL in the browser address bar and the page error I'm getting, upon clicking one of the links
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georgehowellAuthor Commented:
Here's the files:

08-ajax.html

remote-content.html
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amsterdamcomputerCommented:
call jquery just before the closing body its good practice.
then your script which should also be external

your external content is
remote-content.html
should be
remote_content.html


its important to add the + between strings and variables
 
$('#newContent').load(url + '#' + href);

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title></title>
    <meta name="description" content="">
    <meta name="author" content="">
</head>
<body>
    <!-- CONTENT -->
    <div id="content">
        <h2>Load new content...</h2>
        <a href="all">All</a> | <a href="first">First</a> | <a href="second">Second</a>
        <div id="newContent"></div>
    </div>
     <script src="js/jquery-1.9.1.min.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> 
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $('a').click(function(e){
                e.preventDefault();
                var url = 'remote-content.html';
                var href = $(this).attr('href');
                if('all' == href) {
                    $('#newContent').load(url);
                } else {
                    $('#newContent').load(url + '#' + href);
                }  
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>

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georgehowellAuthor Commented:
the page keeps going to an unknown href, rather than populating <div id="newContent"></div> with what I've improvised as a remote_server

After I made the correction you'd advised, the page gives this error running off the desktop:

" File not found
          Firefox can't find the file at /Users/georgehowell/Documents/MISC/LESSONS/jQuery/jOuery-UI/all.
  Check the file name for capitalization or other typing errors.
  Check to see if the file was moved, renamed or deleted.  "

And the "Object not found!" error running through localhost
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amsterdamcomputerCommented:
working.zipI have attached a working version of the script.

It looks like your version has not loaded the jquery so is just following the link.
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georgehowellAuthor Commented:
amsterdamcomputer went to a lot of effort solving this question. I would have allocated 500 points if I'd known it was more than just a typo in my code... sorry about that.
Thank you ever so much for all your help and time.
Regards,
George Howell
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