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I want to redirect user on button click from .phtml template file, however, really struggle to find a working solution.

Here is my controller with path of /batchorder/index/addtocart:

public function execute()
    {
        $this->_redirect('checkout/cart/index');
    }

Here is my template file with the post request:

$("#addToCart").click(function(){ 
     let controllerUrl = "<?php echo $block->getUrl('batchorder/index/addtocart'); ?>"
     $.post( controllerUrl ); 
 }

When I navigate to www.mydomain.com/batchorder/index/addtocart in my browser, the redirect is working fine, however, when hitting the button with id #addToCart the redirect is not working.

Is this even possible with the jQuery post request? Is there alternative way? I am sending some information to the controller with the post request and want to redirect in the controller once the operations are finished.

Any guidance will be highly appreciated.

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What I would do is returning the url to redirect in a JSON object (for example) as response to Ajax call, and then deal with that response in the .phtml

So...

public function execute()
{
    $response = new stdClass();
    $response->url = false;
    // your logic here, where you set the redirect url in $response->url if proceed
    die(json_encode($response));
}

And then, in .phtml

$("#addToCart").click(function(){ 
    var controllerUrl = "<?php echo $block->getUrl('batchorder/index/addtocart'); ?>";
    $.post( controllerUrl, function( response ) {
        if (response.url){
            window.location.href = response.url;
        } else {
            // show some error
        }
    });
});
  • My problem is that I am showing some error/warning messages and want to display them in the cart rather than the page they are on, would this do the trick of carrying the error messages through to cartt? – Greg Jan 21 at 17:12
  • If you add your messages to checkout/session in the controller they should appear in checkout/cart after the redirect – Raul Sanchez Jan 21 at 17:16
  • hymmm... That would solve all my problems! Any ideas or suggestion how can I achieve that? Link etc? :D – Greg Jan 21 at 17:23
  • If your controller extends \Magento\Framework\App\Action\Action, as I suppose it does, your can add any session message using $this->messageManager, for instance magento.stackexchange.com/a/127689/3566 – Raul Sanchez Jan 21 at 17:31

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