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[nycphp-talk] Wordpress & Ajax

Kristina Anderson ka at kacomputerconsulting.com
Fri Jul 8 20:12:25 EDT 2011


$.post is easier to configure but has less flexibility.  If it has all 
the functionality that you need for the specific instance you have, that 
works!!

K

On 7/8/2011 7:31 PM, Margaret Waldman wrote:
> I was going to use $.ajax, but I thought $.post looked prettier.  What 
> I'm doing with this is very simple.  It's just return and 
> success/failure code via xml.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Kristina Anderson
> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 5:16 PM
> To: talk at lists.nyphp.org
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Wordpress & Ajax
>
> Margaret,
>
> Your best bet for jQuery AJAX is to use the $.ajax function to route
> your asynchronous communications.  All you need to do is include the
> main jQuery file and then define your $.ajax function(s) wherever
> appropriate.  The function has inbuilt success & error methods which
> capture your returned stuff from PHP and allow you to pass it through
> into the DOM.
>
> See here for comprehensive documentation:
> http://api.jquery.com/jQuery.ajax/
>
> Kristina
>
> On 7/8/2011 1:41 PM, Margaret Waldman wrote:
>> This is what I found:
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.query.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.form.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.color.dev.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.table-hotkeys.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.serialize-object.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.hotkeys.dev.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.color.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.table-hotkeys.dev.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.form.dev.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.schedule.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.hotkeys.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/imgareaselect/jquery.imgareaselect.dev.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/imgareaselect/jquery.imgareaselect.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jcrop/jquery.Jcrop.js
>> ./wp-includes/js/jcrop/jquery.Jcrop.dev.js
>>
>> A grep on ajax on the jquery.js file spewed out lotsa code.  Looks 
>> like I'll be good.
>>
>> -----Original Message----- From: Darryle Steplight
>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 11:41 AM
>> To: NYPHP Talk
>> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Wordpress & Ajax
>>
>> Hey Margaret,
>>       1. Just because a file uses jquery that doesn't mean it has
>> ajax functionality. You still have to make the ajax call on your own
>> if the showcase.js file isn't doing so.
>>       2. I'm not worried about  the details of your project. I was
>> going to help you and provide a solution on how I used my own jquery
>> ajax solution for my own wordpress project, but like you so
>> professionally said it "that's your problem".  Good luck.
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Margaret Waldman 
>> <mmwaldman at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
>>> Darryle,
>>>
>>> I see the file showcase.js in the themes/js directory uses jquery, 
>>> which
>>> means jquery must be included, which means it should have ajax
>>> functionality.  And, don't worry about the details of my project.  
>>> That's my
>>> problem.  :-)
>>>
>>> Margaret
>>>
>>> -----Original Message----- From: Darryle Steplight
>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 11:20 AM
>>> To: NYPHP Talk
>>> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Wordpress & Ajax
>>>
>>> Hi Margaret,
>>>    I'm sure there are some WP plugins out there that use ajax to
>>> work but it's not too difficult to create your own solutions. What
>>> types of ajax features do you want to create?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 9:49 AM, Margaret Waldman <mmwaldman at nyc.rr.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone know if Wordpress has any ajax features build in or do 
>>>> I have
>>>> to
>>>> add it?
>>>>
>>>> Margaret Michele Waldman
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