Update layout after callback, without refreshing page?


I am wondering if it is possible to update a web app I currently have when a component has received input from the user and callbacks are subsequently called. I do not want to refresh the page, but instead update the layout with new components based on new data.


I am doing something similar here (based on another post)

Tapping the button will add more elements to the DOM. Which is great, but unfortunately, since I’m replacing them I can’t find a way to preserve their state. Any ideas?

import dash
import dash_html_components as html
import dash_core_components as dcc
from dash.dependencies import Input, Output

app = dash.Dash(__name__)

app.layout = html.Div(
        html.Button('Add', id='button'),
                    options=[{'label': i, 'value': i} for i in range(3)],

    Output('div_variable', 'children'),
    [Input(component_id="button", component_property="n_clicks")]
def update_div(num_div):

    if num_div is None:
        num_div = 0

    return [dcc.Dropdown(
                    id='div_num_dropdown' + str(i2),
                    options=[{'label':i, 'value':i} for i in range (100)],
                ) for i2 in range(num_div)]

if __name__ == '__main__':
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I am doing something similar, any updated?

You can use dcc.Location and dcc.Link in your application then you use the URL in address bar to decide which layout to display.

and it works without even refreshing your page.


Hi @peter.hamilton, have you been able to solve this issue?

Hi @monishaj93, have you been able to solve this issue?