rails 406 error code when using ajax

I kept receiving a 406 error code when trying to use ajax in a rails app. The problem was that in the request’s Accept header, text/javascript wasn’t included, and this caused the error.
Additionally, I think this may have had something to do with it:

– I was submitting a form when on a select’s onChange handler, by using:


I changed it to :


I’m not really sure if this influenced it in someway, but I said, if I’m still using jQuery to do things, better use it to do everything.


1 Response to “rails 406 error code when using ajax”

  1. 1 Jasminka
    October 16, 2012 at 23:25

    You saved my day with the jQuery submit change.

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