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Mutiple form submission

Subhadeep biswas
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Joined: Apr 30, 2012
Posts: 14

i am unable to disable the button to avoid multiple form submission ..i have written code which is working on IE but neither on firefox nor on chrome

$(document).ready(function() {

$('#personalInformation').submit(function(){



$('#continueButton').attr("disabled", true);

});
});

in HTML BODY

<form:form method="post" action="${contextPath}/view/ActivationComponentController" modelAttribute="activationForm" id="personalInformation">

<button id="continueButton" type="submit" name="validateMsisdn" class="button sidePanel2 primaryButton">

</form:form>

Condition:- Spring form tag must be used
Button should be used.

Please help help help

Thanks in advance..
Eric Pascarello
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Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
    
    6
Disabling a button has weird effects on forms, and one of those is the form may not submit. Some people like to hide the button instead of disabling it.

The real way to prevent multiple submissions is on the server and not on the client.

Eric

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60050
    
  65

Eric is exactly right. Even if you have client-side guards to prevent this, you still need code not he server to detect and prevent this condition as you can never be certain that the client-side guards will be used.


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