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    Hi I am new on DNN. I have a api called. https://www.abc.com/getdata/1 and Inside of desktopmodule I have a simple ascx written asp.net and I want to create jquery ajax to call the API - https://www.abc.com/getdata/1

    What do I need to do making it works in a simple DNN module?

    Below is the js codes that I currently use for another HTML project. I hope I can copy over to DNN module

    <script type="text/javascript">
        function GetProductList() {
            var tr='';
            var model = { 'Manufacturer_ID': 852 };
            $.ajax({
                type: "POST",
                url: "https://www.whatever.com/api/Product//ProductList?type=json",
                dataType: "json",
                contentType: "application/json;charset=utf-8",
                data: JSON.stringify(model),
                success: function (data) {
                    //alert("HI");
                    $.each(data, function (index) {
                        tr = tr + data[index].Product_ID + ":" +  data[index].ProductName + '\n';
                    });
                    alert(tr);
                },
                error: function (error) {
                    alert("Error " + error);
                }
            });
        }
    </script>



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    Posts:27
    Basic Member

      Hi Ricky,

      If your API (e.g. your .ashx file) is located within your module you need to target the full path, e.g. if your module is called MyModule the path would be https://www.abc.com/DesktopModules/MyModule/MyApiHandler.ashx - created dynamically so the module will work in more than one site ;-)

      If the API you are calling is external the current code seems to be ok, although you may want to include cache: false in the properties - and perhaps a boolean in the result to indicate success or serverside error.

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