jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is included with WordPress, and available to both themes and plugin developers.

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wp_ajax() question.. not using wp_enqueue_script?

hey guys, weird situation... I'm trying to use wp_ajax() for the first time. I'm normally using a normal jQuery ajax request but in my current case I get a lot of bugs so I thought about trying ...
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What do I need jQuery for?

What do you think of killing jQuery in the public facing WP site? Isn't it useless and making for slower page loading? What's the best way to get rid of it?
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What are best practices for including jquery plugins

I am integrating a wordpress site with another site. The integration consists of a form hosted in wordpress that the user fills out and submits to the other site. I'm using a custom page template ...
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Question about the way that wp_register_script works

Ok so I'm using the Roots Theme for WordPress (https://github.com/retlehs/roots), which, is sort of a starter theme or theme framework. I'm confused about the way that it deregisters the WordPress ...
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WordPress Jquery Fade in, Fade out effect

I'm following a tutorial. I've included the hover.js with the following code: $(function() { // OPACITY OF BUTTON SET TO 50% $(".imgopacity").css("opacity","0.5"); // ON MOUSE OVER ...
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How do I make sure a plugin loads a script after jQuery

My client has a site running the latest version of WordPress, with Thesis. Currently, jQuery is being loaded in the footer, as the very last script to be loaded. I'm not sure what is causing jQuery ...
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how can I make $ work in wordpress for jQuery?

I have a plugin I want to use, but it depends on the $ identifier, as apposed to using jQuery. Is it possible to enable the $, to save me recoding the plugin? EDIT The plugin automatically adds the ...
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jquery won't load in footer

I wanted to move jquery to the site's footer, but that doesn't work. I've tried it with the following code. As you can see, I have a couple of another scripts and they load correctly on the footer. ...
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Using Ajax call in jQuery doesn't work in widget

So I'm in the midst of creating a new conversion widget and I'm having some trouble getting the Ajax call to work in my widget. (works perfectly outside of WordPress). The problem at the moment is ...
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cannot drag and drop widgets since wordpress 3.2.1

I recently updated my site to wordpress 3.2.1 automatically. Now I tried to manage my sidebar widgets, and noticed I can no longer drag and drop the widgets around. If I look into my browser-console, ...
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wp_mail script with jquery post

need to send an email from a page when a form is submitted. Thought i'd use jquery post but not really sure where to start. Would i use wp_mail? And if so how could it be called ? Sorry if that ...
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How to correctly add JQuery in a WP theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress and I have the following doubt: I have to include JQuery into a theme and I am doing in this way: I create the following function into functions.php theme file and I add ...
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Showing Author Information and Latest Post by author in lightbox when clicked on the name of the author

I am showing details of all the authors including the avator, Name, Description in my blog. When I click on the OPTIONS TO CONNECT link a lightbox will open and I need to show those details(which I ...
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jQuery breaking my wordpress site

I am including jQuery in my header.php file like this: <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js" ></script> But when doing this, it breaks my home page ...
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How can I include JavaScript that use jQuery on admin side

I try this: add_action('admin_print_scripts', 'custom_admin_scripts' ); function custom_admin_scripts() { echo '<script type="text/javascript" src="' . get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory') ...
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Bind to WPSetAsThumbnail

is there a way to bind some extra script to the WPSetAsThumbnail function? the function automatically inserts the image into the post's metabox, but what if i wanted to do something else with it? ...
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How do I pass WordPress's get_bloginfo('siteurl') to Jquery?

I'm guessing this is a really dumb question, but I'm far more familiar with PHP/WordPress and I'm just getting started with jQuery so I'm not even sure what to search on. Is there a way to pass the ...
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Jquery conflict

I have been trying and trying to fix jquery issues. i have in my header lots of jquery. I use it for slider and other things that are built into this premade theme. I am unable to add anything that ...
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Get current logged in user under 3.1, re: remove “Howdy”

I use this in functions.php to change "howdy" to "Logged in as...." But now under 3.1 I get "Logged in as Your Profile" rather than "Logged in as <current user>" What needs to be changed so ...
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different template for first and second level custom post page

I have a custom post type, for examle, products. They can be multilevel, like pages, f.e., Products (custom post type) Books |- LOTR |- Sherlock Holmes |- Cooking help |- etc ...
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WordPress Featured Post Slider

Alright, I have almost finished up a clients project in WordPress, but I have hit a wall. I am not really great with jQuery (and I have yet to find a plugin to achieve what they are looking for). The ...
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Cancel jQuery 'noConflict' - is it really unsafe?

I use some external plugins (not wordpress plugins), that use '$', and it's very convenient for me to cancel noConflict mode, by adding this line $=jQuery But I guess they invented noConflict mode not ...
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adding the full image path to a wordpress javascript file

I am currently building a WordPress theme where I am using jQuery to append and prepend some ornate images to a h4 tag with a class of beechheader in the page template markup. Before turning the ...
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Enqueue jQuery in WordPress

Building my first theme from scratch in Wordpress 3.4.1, I know Wordpress already has the latest version of the JQuery via Google. I have read about issue's if the script is not called properly, so ...
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How to load a jQuery script last?

How to get this to load last? <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery("div.domTip_tipBody").mouseover(function(){ jQuery("#yyy ...
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Best Way to Include Scripts on a Specific Template Page

This is something that has always confused me and I could use some help. I want to do four things directly above the closing body tag: include jQuery (WordPress version is fine) include a jQuery ...
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Mixing Regular Javascript With jQuery in a Plugin

Sorry for a simple question. I'm learning about plugins. I've got some javascript that I want to put in a jQuery file in my plugin. (I've got jQuery and the scripts enqueued, and working fine). ...
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Googles jQuery: Are There Avantages to Using It?

Are there any good reasons to pull Google's jQuery from their servers as opposed to using the one included with Wordpress? I'm confused as to why I might want to use Google's library. Doesn't ...
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Wordpress Ajax not function as I expect… what's wrong?

In functions.php I have: function testajax() { echo "test"; exit; } add_action('wp_ajax_testthisajax', 'testajax'); add_action('wp_ajax_nopriv_testthisajax', 'testajax'); In scripts.js I have: ...
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How to enable the content editor as a droppable target with jQuery-ui?

I'm trying to enable the WordPress content editor as a droppable using jQuery UI drag and drop. However, I can't get the drag to drop, or the drop event to fire. Is there something I'm missing? ...
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Automatic jQuery accordion from header tags

I want it to be fairly easy for the post author to setup an accordion, based on header tags. So for example this: <h3>Headline 1</h3> <p>Content.. lorem ipsum</p> ...
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Best approach for loading a sidebar Only if the screen max-width is >900px?

I have been playing around with media queries quite a bit lately and I love the concept. It is so easy to display images or change div floats depending upon what the users screen max-width is. I'm ...
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Toggle Sidebar Display

I'm developing a WordPress theme that allows users to toggle the visibility of the sidebars using Javascript in the same way that wikis allow users to show or hide a table of contents. When a user ...
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Is it worth updating WP admin to jQuery 1.5?

I read that jQuery 1.5 has just been released. Do you think that replacing version 1.4.2 with this new release is worth in terms of pure performance (on the admin side because my current theme does ...
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Can't get a JSON object in response to an ajax request with wp_ajax

I have a problem with WordPress and ajax. This is my javascript part (I trimmed it a bit): var posts = $.ajax({ type: 'POST', url: ajaxurl, async: false, dataType: 'json', data: ...
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What's the point of using Wordpress's built in admin-ajax.php?

I'm trying to understand why using admin-ajax.php is advantageous over doing something like this: add_action ('wp_loaded', 'my_ajax'); function my_ajax() { // Do Ajax, Check $_POST die(); } ...
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Loading jQuery and jQuery plugin script files correctly [duplicate]

I am using a ticker jQuery plugin and having trouble loading my script files correctly. If I add the scripts in directly into the theme's header.php file my scripts work correctly. Example: ...
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HTML5 Youtube wrapper works in jsfiddle but not in WP?

I've included few file src's and html into my webpage just as shown in jsfiddle. I put the stuff into php file, since wordpress texteditor tends to ruin code. The video doesn't work even in separate ...
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Why is this Ajax not working?

I'm not sure if I am abusing WordPress and Ajax by doing it this way but WP and Ajax Codex a well as Plugin Development with Ajax do not seem to be very helpful. I have created the following Ajax ...
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Call the content of a page in AJAX in Wordpress

Out of Wordpress, I've made a simple index page wich call the content of 10 other pages thanks to AJAX. Now I need to put this into Wordpress and the AJAX calls don't work at all. I have created the ...
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Including javascript for a shortcode

I'm creating a plugin that allows a user to use a shortcode. This shortcode depends on a bunch of javascript that needs to be present once the shortcode loads. I'm having issues trying to decide when ...
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Ajax comments not working

I followed a tutorial to 'ajaxify' wordpress comments where it does not reload the page: jQuery('document').ready(function ($) { $('#commentform').each(function () { var commentform = ...
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force enqueue script to be first in order of prominence

I have a few scripts which are being enqueued, the problem is that I want to force the order of prominece to which these scripts are loaded. There is one in particular which is loaded from a plugin ...
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Add a Fancybox automatically to post type “post” images

Currently, on my homepage (which is a list of posts), if you click an image it opens in the same window as a full size image. I'd like to change it so that when a user clicks said image it opens into ...
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Unhook jQuery from WooCommerce via `functions.php`? [closed]

So I am using the http://woothemes.com/woocommerce/ plugin for eCommerce and it's registering jQuery local and conflicting with my default jQuery call from Google CDN. It took a long time but I ...
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Auto-detect javascript errors and warn theme user

This may sound simple, but it's not :) What I want, and most likely many theme developers do (themes that use javascript / jquery), is to warn the theme user that his site has javascript errors. In ...
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enqueue the scripts

I have a template that has been hardcoded in the header and it needs to be Enqueued. I don't know what to do and the template provider is giving me the run around. JQueries won't work because of it. I ...
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Tags in Wordpress 3.2

Why I can't add tags since Wordpress 3.2 ?! Ajax doesn't seem to work... I gonna be crazy. Any help please ?
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Colorbox ajax loading of outside HTML content works perfect on localhost but not on server

I am trying to render content generated by a php file in [jQuery Colorbox][1] through AJAX in my WordPress site. The PHP resides on the same server in the same domain. It works perfect when I run it ...
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Can I make simple global tooltips in Wordpress?

We wish to have ALL external links within a Wordpress site have a simple mouseover tooltip without having to place a title tag or rel or class tag within it. I've tried several methods using the ...