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Posted on 2016-10-07
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I am trying to do a partial page re-load after my ajax POST returns successful. I have tried putting the load() function in the Success callback but it never gets triggered. I know it's not a problem with the load() function itself because I can run it in the console and it works fine. How do I run it on success? Thanks.

        $("#saveNewTask").click(function () {
            $.ajax({
                cache: false,
                url: url,
                data: data,
                type: "POST",
                error: function (e) {
                    console.log(e);
                    alert("Error creating new task");
                },
                success: function (response) {
                    $('#mainTaskWrapper').load('/Tasks #mainTaskWrapper');
                }
            });
        });

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Question by:Grant Whiting
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by:Kim Walker
ID: 41834567
Are you certain that the success clause is being invoked? Have you placed an alert or console.log statement in the success clause to confirm that it is being invoked? There are situations in which neither the error or success clause will be invoked.
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by:Julian Hansen
Julian Hansen earned 2000 total points
ID: 41834704
Nothing wrong with the code
Sample
HTML
<button id="saveNewTask">Save</button>
<div id="mainTaskWrapper"></div>

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jQuery
$(function() {
  url = 'reflect.php';
  data = {test: 'test'};
  $("#saveNewTask").click(function () {
    $.ajax({
      cache: false,
      url: url,
      data: data,
      type: "POST",
      error: function (e) {
        console.log(e);
        alert("Error creating new task");
      },
      success: function (response) {
        $('#mainTaskWrapper').load('t1685data.html #mainTaskWrapper');
      }
    });
  });
});

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Load HTML [t1685data.html]
<!doctype html>
<html>
<body>
<p>This is outside of the load zone</p>
<div id="mainTaskWrapper">This is the content that will be displayed</div>
<p>This is outside of the load zone</p>
</body>
</html>

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Working sample here

Problem must be elsewhere - what are you seeing in the console.
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Grant Whiting earned 0 total points
ID: 41835322
I got it figured out. I was making a dumb mistake. The ajax call was in an iframe and the element was in the parent doc. I had to select
#mainTaskWrapper

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like
$('#mainTaskWrapper', window.parent.document)

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.
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Author Closing Comment

by:Grant Whiting
ID: 41844869
I made a mistake and was set on the right path by Julian Hansen.
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