jQuery post() Method – load data from the server

jQuery post() Method loads data from the server using a HTTP POST request.


$(selector).post(URL, data, function(data,status,xhr), dataType)

Example of jQuery post():

$.post( "ajax-master.php", function( data ) {
$( "#result" ).html( data );

The above example fetches the requested HTML snippet and inserts it on the page based on ID.

Read also: Abort Ajax requests using jQuery

To ignore a result, you can use below code:

$.post( "ajax-master.php" );

You can pass additional parameters there also as below:

$.post( "ajax-master.php", { name: "John", age: "25" } );

You can pass arrays of data to the server as below:

$.post( "ajax-master.php", { 'name[]': [ "Hanse", "jane" ] } );

See jQuery reference for more details.

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