Grid not populating when using POST transport

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  1. Eric
    Eric avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    Dec 2014

    Posted 30 Dec 2014 Link to this post


    I have been using the Grid php wrapper for a few days in a new web project. Most of it work fine, except one thing, to which I can't find the solution.

    I followed the examples to set up a simple Grid using remote data, formatted as JSON, through a crud.php file. The problem is that when I use POST transport type to read data, the Grid won't show anything (even though my crud.php file returns a correct JSON result). The Grid works fine if I don't use POST to read data. However, create, update and destroy commands work fine with POST.

    Here is the code :
    $read = new \Kendo\Data\DataSourceTransportRead();
        ->type('POST');  // If I remove this line, the Grid works, otherwise it's empty
    // [...create, update, destroy use POST type...]
    $transport = new \Kendo\Data\DataSourceTransport();
        ->parameterMap('function mapParamsToJSON (data){return kendo.stringify(data);}');

    The JSON data is just like this :

    I could use my Grid with GET, but for obvious security reasons I'd rather not.

    Any idea would be greatly appreciated.
  2. T. Tsonev
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    2760 posts

    Posted 01 Jan 2015 Link to this post


    The Grid doesn't do a lot with the request type setting beside forwarding it to $.ajax.
    You can try requesting the data directly to exclude the grid out of the loop.

    For example, using the browser console:
      url: "users.crud.php?do=read",
      type: "POST",
      contentType: "application/json"
    }).done(function(data) {
    }).fail(function(xhr, status) {
      console.log("Error: " + status);

    If reading the data this way works then we can move forward to debug any issues with the widget itself.

    Happy New Year, wishing you a productive 2015!

    T. Tsonev
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