Use of Jquery Load. Explain with an Example.

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The jQuery load() method is a simple, but powerful AJAX method.

The load() method loads data from a server and puts the returned data into the selected element.


$(selector).load(URL, data, callback);


  • URL: It is used to specify the URL which need to load.
  • data: It is used to specify a set of query key/value pairs to send along with the request.
  • callback: It is the optional parameter which is the name of a function to be executed after the load() method is call.

Return Value: This method returns the requested data from server with the specified URL.


Here is the content of our example file: “demo.txt”:

<p>This is R.k. Jha </p>