kevin seda kevin seda - 1 year ago 78
jQuery Question

Ajax success/error message only displaying once

I have created a form using


With ajax I successfully managed to display an error/success message while staying on the same page.

It works alright if I use
to display the error/success message.

But I don't want to display the error message on the

so this is what I did:

$('form.form-style-4').on('submit', function() {
var that = $(this),
url = that.attr('action'),
method = that.attr('method'),
data = {};
that.find('[name]').each(function(index, value) {
var that = $(this),
name = that.attr('name'),
value = that.val();

data[name] = value;

url: url,
type: method,
data: data,
success: function(response) {

setTimeout(function() {
}, 3000);


return false;


As you can see I created a div called
the reponse is displayed in this div.

My problem now is It only shows the error or success message just once, unless I reload the page.

So my first idea was to reload the entire page every time someone clicks on submit, with javascript like this:

setTimeout(function() {
}, 2000);

But I don't think that is the way to go.

Answer Source

You have show you message success-message first