JQuery $.ajax – success event not firing

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Using JQuery to post data I had problems with the success event not firing.

$.ajax({ url: myUrl, data: JSON.stringify({ stuff: stuffData }),type: ‘POST’,dataType: ‘json’, contentType: ‘application/json; charset=utf-8’,success: function () { alert(‘Im back!’); } });

I could use alternative options like the Status property to catch 200 as success …. but as it turns out, removing the (redundant) “dataType: ‘json'” property fixed the problem and my success function kicked back in.

StackOverflow post on the subject

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