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submit form to server side php script which reports results to alert popup box

I am successfully submitting a form to a server side php script which now displays the success or failure to a new page. I would like the php script to report the success or failure to a dialogue popup box over the form.

How can I do this? TIA
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Adam

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Ray Paseur

Can you please post an example of a web page that does this?  I understand the part about making an AJAX request, but I want to see what you mean by "a dialogue popup box over the form."  Thanks, ~Ray
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"a dialogue popup box over the form."
a javascript alert box
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thenelson

Slick812, Chris,

You are right that I am not familiar with Ajax. I am taking a bit of time to read up on it to better understand its use before jumping into the coding.

I have a four section form (actually 4 forms on a single page which I plan to split to four separate pages later when I get the time). Instead of having a popup stating the form was submitted, I am now thinking of having the submit button change to a "Section X successfully submitted, Go on to section X+1" button. And keep track of the submissions with cookies so the user can come back and complete the form later if he wishes.

So I got a bit of studying and coding to do and will post another question if I need more help.

Thanks!!