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My wordpress loads whole jQuery UI library

<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.core.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.widget.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.position.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.mouse.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.sortable.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.datepicker.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.menu.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.autocomplete.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.resizable.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.draggable.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.button.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='http://example.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/ui/jquery.ui.dialog.min.js?ver=1.9.2'></script>

Is this normal? I didn't noticed the same behavior earlier.

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I think it is not normal and I think that that files are loaded by a plugin. Have you tried to deactivate all the installed plugins to check if this behavior stops? – cybmeta Sep 16 '13 at 11:28
thanks for your comment, yes it was plugin indeed – CBeTJlu4ok Sep 16 '13 at 11:53
up vote 1 down vote accepted

jQuery-UI is included in every default WP installation.
Whether it is loaded depends on your theme and/or plugin(s).

Three Options:

  • live with it
  • disable plugins one by one (and switch theme), figure out which is responsible and whether that's needed
  • manually deregister it (something, i.e. a plugin, will probably break)
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Thanks, it was wp-events-plugin.com, will write to them about it. – CBeTJlu4ok Sep 16 '13 at 11:53

Are you using "Events-Manager" plugin? There is an option to disable loading of unnecessary scripts. I found this to be the cause of all the extraordinary jquery.ui files.

You can change the loading here: visit the backend of your wordpress install > Events > Settings > General Tab > Performance Optimization THEN Limit JS file loading? Change this to YES

Limit loading of our CSS files? Change this to YES also.

Hit [ Save Changes (All) ] And you should be set

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if this helps, please upvote my answer – user925737 Nov 18 '13 at 18:17
Why do you think the OP is using this particular plugin? – s_ha_dum Nov 18 '13 at 18:40
Because I leaved a comment in answer? :) – CBeTJlu4ok Nov 18 '13 at 20:25

I had the same issue, My website used to load over 20 jquery ui scripts. I fixed it by disabling the plugin : Powie's Page Cloud Widget

If anyone has this issue, just disable all plugins and enable one by one. Because only plugins are responsible for this problem.

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