Solved

Cannot hide loaded HTML using JQuery/AJAX

Posted on 2014-09-22
2
289 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-23
I am using JQuery/AJAX to load some HTML data but I then want to apply a JQuery method to hide some of the loaded HTML. Unfortunately the JQuery method does not seem to apply to the loaded HTML.

Here is a simple file I am loading:
http://www.dressorganic.co.uk/ajaxonload/filetoload.htm

Here is the page to load the file:
http://www.dressorganic.co.uk/ajaxonload/test1.htm

If you view source you can see I load the file then immediately try to hide id "tohide" but nothing happens.

I am familiar with the JQuery "on" method but only know how to apply it on an interactive event such as click. For example:
$("body").on("click", ".link", function() {...

But I am not sure how to apply it immediately after loading.
0
Comment
Question by:mike99c
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Richard Francis earned 500 total points
ID: 40338514
You can use the callback function of the .load event to hide the content:

	$(document).ready(function(){
				
	    $('#receivingcontainer').load('/ajaxonload/filetoload.htm #datacontainer', function() {
  			$('#tohide').hide();
		});  
	                              
    });

Open in new window


edit: Sorry I should also have given you the link to the relevant jQuery doc, so here it is http://api.jquery.com/load/
0
 
LVL 82

Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 40338962
add a bit of CSS in your page, so by default it hidden :

<style>
#tohide {
    display:none;
}
</style>

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction Chart.js, used properly, can visually add a difference to your charting applications. It engages your visitors and allows them to interact with data they otherwise wouldn't be able to without expensive and complicated systems. For this…
Introduction If you're like most people, you have occasionally made a typographical error when you're entering information into an online form.  And to your consternation, the browser remembers the error, and offers to autocomplete your future entr…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

630 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question