To get the response from a server, use the responseText or responseXML property of the XMLHttpRequest object.
|responseText||get the response data as a string|
|responseXML||get the response data as XML data|
If the response from the server is not XML, use the responseText property.
The responseText property returns the response as a string, and you can use it accordingly:
If the response from the server is XML, and you want to parse it as an XML object, use the responseXML property:
Request the file cd_catalog.xml and parse the response: