[thelist] Running code on ajax success?

Tris beertastic at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 05:57:47 CDT 2009

Hi all..
Ajax. love it.. but today... Grrr...

I'm passing a javascript object to an external page.
What I want to happen is when it is successful, to run some code...

when it failes I get an error alert.. but when it succeeds, the sucess
code does not run... but it DOES succeed..

I want this to happen in success:
$('#headline').html("Thank you!");

but it doesn't...
Anyone know whta I'm missing??

	type: "POST",
	url: "https://www.mysite.com/capturepage/",
	data: theOrderObj,
	async: false,				
	error: function(){
		alert("that didn't work.");
	success: function(data){
	// alert('Ajax started');
             var orderStat = data;
              var orderStatObj = eval('(' + orderStat + ')');

                    if(orderStatObj.order_success == ''){
                    	var orderFailed = "We're sorry. The address you
entered does not appear to be valid. Please review and try again";
                    	if(orderStatObj.order_failed == orderFailed) {
			     alert('Ajax failed');
                        } else {
                    } else {
			$('#headline').html("Thank you!");

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