Category: AJAX

There are many things you can do with AJAX to improve the user experience, for example, Add, edit or delete the record and update layout without reloading the page.

With only PHP you can easily delete records but require to submit the page or send value by URL and according it delete record.

This works and removes the record but it reloads the page every time.

You can do this with jQuery AJAX where you need to pass the record id from AJAX which need to delete.

In the demonstration, I am creating the HTML table which shows the list of records with a delete button. When the button gets clicked then remove record and also remove HTML table row with fadeOut() effect.

How to Delete Record from MySQL Table with AJAX

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.Live editable table is good for update content quickly while viewing it.

This can be used to update full records details or some of them and you have doesn’t need to send the user to edit form page.

It is user-friendly and timesaving.

To implementing this I am using jQuery AJAX.

In this tutorial, I show you two ways to make your table columns editable –

  1. Using contentEditable attribute
  2. Showing input element when the user clicks on the cell.

Make Live Editable Table with jQuery AJAX


Using Client-side scripts like – jQuery and JavaScript it is not possible to delete any files. Need to use the Server-side scripting for doing it.

In PHP, you can simply use unlink() function this removed a file from your server if it exists.

Sometimes you have the requirement to delete a resource file without reloading the page.

This cannot totally be done with PHP you need to use jQuery or JavaScript with it by which send AJAX request to your server for removing a file and according to the response make changes on your Client-side.

For demonstration purpose, I create a some <img> element with Delete Button. When the Button gets clicked then remove the file using jQuery AJAX and replace the <img> source with the default image.

How to delete file with jQuery AJAX


If you are familiar with PHP, there you can quickly embed another PHP or HTML file within your page using include and require statements.

This saves the time when need to add the same line of code in several files.

If you are not using the server-side script in your webpage then you can use the iframe or Client-side scripting language.

There are two ways in jQuery for including a file in another HTML file –

  • AJAX request
  • .load() method

How to include HTML page with jQuery

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The images which are wouldn’t successfully load on the web page will show nothing when the source does not exist.

It looks bad when there are many images and some of them are missing.

For solving this you need to look through all the pages and find the broken images and fix them manually time to time. It is the time-consuming process.

In this tutorial, I will show you with two examples, to automatically detect the broken images and replace with another image.

  • In the first one, I am using the jQuery, and
  • In the second, using AJAX with jQuery

How to check Broken Image with jQuery and AJAX



There are many cases when require to update certain part of the web page on the regular basis.

For example – showing live cricket or football score, display latest news feeds,etc.

There are two ways to send AJAX request on specified time –

  • By setInterval() and
  • By setTimeout() JavaScript functions.

Both do the same work but they are reliable for certain cases, which I discuss in this tutorial.

How to fire AJAX Request on Regular Interval

AJAX How To JQuery PHP

With sorting the list it is easier for the user to locate items in a sorted list than unsorted. It rearranges the data in specific order (ascending or descending).

You can either use PHP or AJAX to get the sorted data.

I am using AJAX to sort the list in this tutorial.

In the demonstration, I am displaying the employee’s list and attach click event on the table column header. Whenever header gets clicked then send an AJAX request with column name to sort with.

Sorting the Table by clicking Header with AJAX


A tooltip is a small pop-up element which shows information when moving the mouse pointer to the element. You can dynamically update the tooltip content with AJAX if you don’t want to fix the content while creation.

You can add the tooltip to the element with Bootstrap, jQueryUI, or any other library.

I am using jQuery UI library in the tutorial.

In the demonstration, I am displaying the list of users and dynamically load information on the tooltip with AJAX on mouse hover.

Dynamically show data in the Tooltip using AJAX