How To Jquery In Php

jQuery is a popular JavaScript library that simplifies many common tasks such as DOM manipulation, event handling, and AJAX requests. PHP, on the other hand, is a server-side scripting language used for back-end web development. In this blog post, we’ll explore how to use jQuery in a PHP project.

Although jQuery is a client-side library and PHP is a server-side language, they can work together to create dynamic and interactive web applications. To use jQuery in your PHP project, follow these steps:

1. Download jQuery

First, you will need to download the latest version of jQuery from the official jQuery website or you can use the jQuery CDN (Content Delivery Network) provided by Google, Microsoft, or other providers.

2. Include jQuery in Your PHP Project

After downloading jQuery, include it in your PHP project by adding the following line of code in the <head> section of your HTML file:

&lt;script src="path/to/your/jquery.min.js"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;

If you prefer to use a CDN, add the following line instead:

&lt;script src=""&gt;&lt;/script&gt;

3. Use jQuery in Your PHP Script

Now that you have included jQuery in your project, you can use it to add interactivity and handle events on your webpage. Let’s create a simple example to demonstrate this.

Suppose we have a PHP file that displays a list of users fetched from a database. We want to add a search functionality using jQuery and AJAX that filters the list of users based on the input provided by the user.

HTML and PHP Code:

&lt;!DOCTYPE html&gt;
&lt;html lang="en"&gt;
    &lt;meta charset="UTF-8"&gt;
    &lt;meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"&gt;
    &lt;title&gt;User List&lt;/title&gt;
    &lt;script src=""&gt;&lt;/script&gt;
    &lt;input type="text" id="search-box" placeholder="Search users..." /&gt;
    &lt;div id="user-list"&gt;
            // Fetch users from the database and display them
            // ...

jQuery and AJAX Code:

$(document).ready(function() {
    $('#search-box').on('input', function() {
        var searchValue = $(this).val();

            url: "search_users.php",
            method: "GET",
            data: { search: searchValue },
            success: function(data) {

In the code above, we first wait for the document to be ready using the $(document).ready() function. We then attach an input event listener to the search box. When the user types something, the event will trigger an AJAX request to a PHP file called search_users.php. The PHP file processes the search query and returns the filtered user list, which we then display by updating the content of the #user-list div.


Using jQuery in a PHP project can greatly enhance the user experience by adding interactivity and real-time updates. Remember to include the jQuery library in your project and use AJAX to communicate with your PHP back-end to create dynamic web applications.