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jQuery ajaxError() Method

❮ jQuery AJAX Methods


Trigger an alert box when an AJAX request fails:

  alert("An error occurred!");
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Definition and Usage

The ajaxError() method specifies a function to be run when an AJAX request fails.

Note: As of jQuery version 1.8, this method should only be attached to document.



Parameter Description
function(event,xhr,options,exc) Required. Specifies the function to run if the request fails
Additional parameters:
  • event - contains the event object
  • xhr - contains the XMLHttpRequest object
  • options - contains the options used in the AJAX request
  • exc - contains the JavaScript exception, if one occurred

Try it Yourself - Examples

Use the xhr and options parameter
How to use the options parameter to get a more useful error message.

❮ jQuery AJAX Methods