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Performance issue with SPCascadeDropdowns

Feb 13, 2012 at 7:29 AM

I have sharepoint form where i have 12 cascaded dropdowns, problem here is form is taking too much time to load. almost 1-2 min. can anybody tell me how to improve performance.

Can we make cascaded ajax call in background while form is loaded currently it waits till ajax call is complete.

Feb 13, 2012 at 1:52 PM

12 is a *really* high number. I've tested with 7-8, but not as many as 12. To make the cascading work, we have to make a series of Web Services calls.

If you aren't running a recent version of SPServices, I highly recommend that you try the current beta of 1.7.1 (which I will be releasing later today as the current version). SPCascadeDropdowns if quite a bit faster in this new version.