I have an ajax which passes some jQuery variables to PHP function. My function was supposed to be in a class file. But ajax won't work and shows bad request. But if i place php function in my child theme, it works perfectly.

Here is my jQuery AJAX

      type: 'POST',
      url: ajaxurl,                        
      data: {
      action: 'thwec_get_element_block_data',
      block_element_list: block_element_list
     error: function(){

And my PHP function.

 public function __construct() {

        // $this->get_element_block_data();
        // $this->init_constants();

public function get_element_block_data(){
  • Are you sure you're logged in? You'd need to use the wp_ajax_nopriv_{$_REQUEST[‘action’]} hook for non-authenticated Ajax actions for logged-out users. – swissspidy Feb 7 '18 at 7:40
  • yes. am logged in. Tired those. But same error – melvin Feb 7 '18 at 7:42
  • Are you sure WP has loaded before you init the class? – Drupalizeme Feb 7 '18 at 7:43
  • yes . sure @Drupalizeme – melvin Feb 7 '18 at 7:55
  • 1
    Where is the class being instantiated? – Jacob Peattie Feb 7 '18 at 10:00

And i found the answer. As Jacob Peattie asked the instance of the class was defined but was not called. Although the class file was included , instance was not called. Thank you everyone for your valuable time.

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