7 articles JQuery

How embarrassing: Fixing the Mail Chimp pop-up form

It's bound to happen, you're going to be in a hurry and put the snazzy, slick Mail Chimp sign-up form on your website.  The pop-up, after all, looks great, but I highly recommend testing it because there are some serious assumptions the API author makes, one being that your JQuery library, which this pop-up behavior…

Adding Google Maps input widget to place location as simple as JQuery Datepicker

Accessing the Google Map API for your own in-form location input widget which allowss users to "pin" their location on a Google map and allow you to store their map location, latitude and longitude in your database is easy with this library.  It's just like the JQuery calendar widget -- it's as simple, clean and…

JQuery Datepicker: The quickest way to add hour and minute values to form’s date input field

The JQuery UI library's Datepicker function is very convenient.  Here's a way to override the date field if you want to allow the user to also input the time of day along with it without adding an extra field and deal with merging the values in the backend.  You can also add "+d.getSeconds()" if you…

Validating forms with JQuery Validation: Ensuring at least one checkbox is checked

On occasion, you're going to have some mammoth form that doesn't validate properly with any Javascript validation library.   One event is when the form you are given to deploy has a lot of checkboxes and one of those checkboxes needs to be checked to be valid.  The easiest way to make sure this happens is…

How to add more form fields and data to a serialized AJAX form in JQuery

In a jQuery form post, here is how you add more data to the serialized form data.  This is useful if you find yourself needing to pass some extra data along with the AJAX post.  This is a barebones example of a blind AJAX post to a form handler script called "form_handler.php". I find jQuery's…
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