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  1. #1
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    sort of auto-update?

    hi! i have a simple chatbox, where a registered user can submit a message here http://fael097.site11.com and i need some sort of script, where the chatbox refreshes for everyone when a new message is submitted.

    scripts that auto refreshes the page each X seconds are not right for me, i just want to update when theres a new message. thank you

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    Senior Coder angst's Avatar
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    well for this kind of chat client, you will have to use some sort of refresh, how else will the web page know if there has been an update?

    meta-refresh will work, or you would get the chat feed via ajax and use interval() to update it every few seconds.


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