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Calling Javascript from PHP Code

Anand Sonus
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Joined: May 28, 2013
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Hi,
I'm in need of piece of code which will call javascript function from PHP code. Here PHP and javascript are different files. Please anyone help me on this.

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Devaka Cooray
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Do you understand that PHP runs in the server and Javascript runs in the client (browser) so "calling JavaScript function from PHP" is meaningless? If you TellTheDetails with what exactly you need to get done, we can probably come up with a better useful suggestion.


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Anna Harris
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I always use echo "<script> function(); </script>";
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Anna Harris wrote:I always use echo "<script> function(); </script>";

It doesn't work in the way you think it does. You don't even need to have an "echo"- just placing <script> function(); </script> outside <?php ?> tags does the same as what with "echo" does. Particularly, it 'prints' that fragment as a text in the HTML content, and your browser interprets the generated HTML and there is a Javascript snippet calling your function - that's now something like calling-JS-from-PHP.

If calling to a Javascript method in a separate file is all what you need, simply 'import' that Javascript file using <script src> in your <head> block, and then you can call its functions anywhere in the body as you always do.
 
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