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I am trying to use tips from here to add my JS file.

I put the following in the functions.php of atahualpa theme I've got installed

function lektor_init() {
  if (true) {

TEMPLATEPATH has been already used before in there, so I just adapted it. But it doesn't show up.

What did I do wrong?

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Remember to mark the best answer as accepted. –  Arlen Beiler Aug 19 '10 at 23:10
Mine was first, but ok :P –  naugtur Aug 23 '10 at 10:01

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TEMPLATEPATH is a directory path, not a url. You'll need to use get_template_directory_uri().

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function parent_theme_name_scripts() {
    wp_enqueue_script( 'lektor', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/synteza.js', array(), '1.0.0', true );

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'parent_theme_name_scripts' );

Add to your parents themes functions file.

However, if you're adding scripts to a parent theme, create a child theme and add the script to the child themes functions file using get_stylesheet_directory_uri()

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'child_theme_name_scripts' );
function child_theme_name_scripts() {
        wp_enqueue_script( 'lektor', get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . '/js/synteza.js', array(), '1.0.0', true );

Use wp_enqueue_scripts rather than init.

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TEMPLATEPATH was the problem. it returns full path in the filesystem with /var/www/wp/ at the beginning.

Have to get paths from get_bloginfo('template_directory')

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You should follow the examples as given. :-) :-) :-) BTW, be aware that template_directory doesn't work with child themes. –  MikeSchinkel Aug 19 '10 at 16:03
get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory') should give the correct path though.. ;) –  t31os Nov 9 '10 at 16:59

if you use child themes, "template_directory" would return the parent theme directory location. I use 'CHILD_URL' and 'PARENT_URL' if you just need to print print urls.

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