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PHP jQuery Cookbook by Vijay Joshi

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Fetching data from PHP using jQuery

This recipe will teach you the usage of jQuery's get method to retrieve data from a PHP script. We will see a simple example where data will be fetched from the server using the get method based on user selection from a form.

Getting ready

Create a directory named chapter2 in your web root. Put the jQuery library file in this directory. Now create another folder inside and name it as Recipe1. As a recipe can have more than one file, it is better to keep them separate.

How to do it...

  1. Create a file index.html in the Recipe1 folder. Write the HTML code in it that will create a combo box with some options.
    <html> <head> <title>jQuery.get()</title> <style type="text/css"> ul{border:1px solid black; list-style:none; ...

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