Othman Ouahbi has a very nice example on his blog on creating automatic updating select-boxes with Ajax.
If you change the first select-box, it updates the next selectbox accordingly.

Ahsanul Bari created a nice list of links to articles on the use of Ajax in CakePHP. Some of the parts covered are:

  • Getting Started
  • AutoComplete
  • Ajax Redirect
  • Ajax Validation
  • Encoding
  • Ajax Uploader
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Previously (in CakePHP 1.1) it was best to add an exit or return after you redirect method like:

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In CakePHP 1.1 if you need to display an image or piece of HTML with a link to an action, you need to instruct cake NOT to escape the contents of the "Title" attribute with the last false statement like this:

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