Well, there was an answer here from another user which deleted it because I didn't reply, I presume.
His advice was to use
<reference name="root"> tag to solve this problem.
I've managed to improve his solution by using the method
So, I just wanted to show a particular child (content) via AJAX without any HTML wrapped on it.
I just did it with this bit of XML:
And I've created the
onlyContent.phtml template with a single call to
That did the trick.
If you are the guy which removed your answer, I thank you, and I apologize for the wait in my reply.