Using jQuery POST

The jQuery POST allow passing parameters to other file and then process the returned data. This is better to see how jQuery POST works with an example.

I have two files:

  • jquery-example-using-post.php
  • myForm.php

Here’s the file contents of jquery-example-using-post.php:

<title>Using jQuery POST</title>

<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
    $("document").ready(function() {

        // Send a POST request to myForm.php with 2 parameters
        $.post("myForm.php", {name: "Alex", age: "42"}, function(tData) {

                    // Get the data from myForm.php and post the results below




<h2>Using jQuery POST</h2>

<div id="simpleDiv">hi</div>

When visitors access jquery-example-using-post.php, it will send a request to myForm.php.

The file contents of myForm.php is:

<title>My Form</title>


<h2>My Form</h2>


    echo "Name is: " . $_POST["name"] . "<br/>";
    echo "Age is: " . $_POST["age"];



The file myForm.php will then process the request from jquery-example-using-post.php. And then jquery-example-using-post.php process the returned data from myForm.php.

The results is shown as below:


jQuery Example File:

Click here to download.

With the using of jQuery POST, more complicated application can be made easily.

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