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How do I adapt this solution to work with my plugin? (Please see the link).

I enqueue my css and js script as follows:

function my_plugin_init() {
 wp_enqueue_script('my_plugin_script', plugins_url('js/the_filepath.js', __FILE__), array('jquery'));
 wp_enqueue_style( 'my_plugin_css', plugins_url( '/css/the_filepath.css', __FILE__ ) );

add_action('init', 'my_plugin_init');

I tried putting this in the theme's functions.php, but it didn't work:

function remove_my_plugin_extras() {
    remove_action('init', 'my_plugin_init');

if( !is_page('My_Page') ) {
    add_action('wp_head', 'remove_my_plugin_extras');

The script and css still loaded. How do I adapt the solution in this case?

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Is this admin or front-end script/style enqueueing? If admin enqueueing: what is your add_*_page() call to add your settings page? –  Chip Bennett Jan 24 '12 at 17:17
Hi @Chip Bennett, this is front-end script/style enqueueing. –  Laxmidi Jan 24 '12 at 18:48
@Laxmidi Any progress on that question? –  kaiser Sep 17 '13 at 12:39

1 Answer 1

The right hooks

    // Use both for scripts & styles *)
    wp_enqueue_scripts // (for the frontend)
    login_enqueue_scripts // (for the login screen)
    admin_enqueue_scripts // (for the admin dashboard)

*) Read this article @wpdevel.

Further reading in the Codex about the three hooks

Admin page hooks

When registering a admin (sub)menu page, you can save the result, which is the page hook, into a variable:

function register_admin_page()
    // Register (sub)menu page
    $hook_suffix = add_submenu_page( $your_args_array );
    // Add styles to hook
    add_action( "load-{$hook_suffix}", 'callback_function' );
// Use one of those hooks to register the page
add_action( 'admin_menu', 'register_admin_page' );
add_action( 'user_admin_menu', 'register_admin_page' );
add_action( 'network_admin_menu', 'register_admin_page' );

// Register your styles & scripts in here
function callback_function()
    // do stuff

Admin globally available variables to check against

The following

global $hook_suffix, $typenow, $pagenow, $self, $parent_file, $submenu_file

are available on a wide range of admin pages. Use them to check if you're on the requested page that you need and only then do stuff.

// Example
if ( 'edit.php' !== $GLOBALS['pagenow'] )
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