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Why doesn't jquery execute

I have created Ubuntu 14.04 droplet, and have manualy installed apache, php, and mysql (as described here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-14-04). I have also transfered my DB’s and web to this new droplet. Now, i cant seem to execute the jquery code properly. eg: I have html: <input type=submit name=SAVE id=SAVE value=“0” style=“display:none;” /></form><div class=button onClick=“document.getElementById(‘SAVE’).click()”>Save</div> and JS: $(“#frm”).submit(function(event) { console.log(‘starting’); event.preventDefault(); var posting = $.post( ‘content_add_proc.php’, $(this).serialize() ); posting.done(function( data ) { alert(data); console.log(data); loadadm(‘content.php’,‘#top03’); }); }); I never get ‘starting’ in the console. Nor any errors for that matter.

howewer if i replace the div with this: <div class=button onClick=“console.log(‘test’);”>Save</div> and click it, i get the ‘test’ in the console so the DIV.click triggers, but the function doesn’t execute

before you ask, there is the <form id=frm name=frm … > tag

i’ll repeat: it’s only copy paste from one server to another


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It’s hard to say with out looking at more code. Is the submit handler wrapped in “$(document).ready”? This works for me on 14.04: <br> <br><pre> <br><html> <br> <head> <br> <meta content=“text/html;charset=utf-8” http-equiv=“Content-Type”> <br> <meta content=“utf-8” http-equiv=“encoding”> <br> <script type=“text/javascript” src=“https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js”></script> <br> <script> <br> <br> $(document).ready(function(){ <br> $( “#frm” ).submit(function( event ) { <br> console.log(“Handler for .submit() called.”); <br> }); <br> }); <br> <br> </script> <br> </head> <br> <body> <br>
<br> <form id=“frm” name=“frm”> <br> <input type=submit name=SAVE id=SAVE value=“0” style=“display:none;”/> <br> </form> <br> <br> <div class=button onClick=“document.getElementById(‘SAVE’).click();”>Save</div> <br>
<br> </body> <br></html> <br></pre> <br> <br>As the JavaScript executes in the user’s browser, it really shouldn’t matter what version of Ubuntu the server is running.