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Remove empty post variables with no value

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Want to remove empty post variables with no value, need to update windows  URL with shorten version.

Prefer lightest method, can use jquery but would like an answer without any library if possible
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Dave BaldwinFixer of Problems
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Sorry, it should be Get method. When a user submits a form using the get method, we want to remove all the empty variables and have the url show only the variables that have values (were selected).
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For a jQuery version

$("#myform").submit(function(){
	$('input,select', this).each(function(){
		if($(this).val() == "") $(this).remove();
	})
})

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http://jsfiddle.net/GaryC123/S9eMJ/2/

I like leakim's idea of just removing the name attribute!

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