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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How do I use Ajax to show the new posts realtime, on the frontpage

Does anyone know how to make new posts automatically show up in the frontpage, with out having to refresh the page. I have a wordpress site with multiple authors and want their new posts to show up ...
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validate a metabox based on the category that is selected

Ok Let's say I have 2 Categories. If a user select category A, they have to fill in metabox A and similarly for category B, it's metabox B. So my question is, I want to do a validate check, whereby if ...
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jquery UI in wordpress admin

Does anyone have experience with using the jQuery UI plugins in the Wordpress admin area? I´ve been trying to use the datepicker functionality in jQuery UI, but its conflicting with the built- in ...
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Custom post type with file upload - need to “set as field” instead of “send to editor”

I've created a custom post type. It requires a file to be uploaded. I found the following tutorial which I've successfully adapted to do what I need with one exception: ...
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Modified wp.media.view.Settings.Gallery in Backbone JS, but editing doesn't work

I've added to the normal WordPress gallery popup (when clicking "Add Media" in the WordPress editor), in order to allow my custom gallery type to be selected (which interacts with / uses the main ...
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Using jQuery to retrieve customizer value

I am trying to use jQuery to retrieve a theme options (customizer) value: $wp_customize->add_setting( 'header_fixed', array( 'default' => true, ) ); ...
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How to enable “shift-click to edit this widget” functionality on a custom widget?

I have created several custom widgets, modeled from the default widgets' code. The widgets all work fine, and I've been using them in production for awhile. I've been working with the new Customizer ...
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Using jQuery in widget development

I'm working on a widget that do some magic with jQuery (slide,fades elements). The problem is that the jQuery script attached to widget is not called when I delete and then replace the widget in the ...
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Add tinymce buttons to caption textarea in media uploader

I want to add some basic tinymce buttons ( Bold, italic, underline ) to caption textarea in media uploader in WordPress. (Shown in attached image) I dig a little bit into wordpress core in media.php ...
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Wordpress 3.6 and Accordion UI issues?

Anyone else having issues with WordPress 3.6 and the Accordion UI? I have a website that was working just fine till I updated it to WordPress 3.6. The accordion menu stopped working. No errors. ...
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Get image URL from media library in input

On wp-admin/post.php?post=447&action=edit for example I have a link and an input. The link appears as follows: <a href="#" class="button insert-media add_media" data-editor="tj_image_url" ...
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“Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token <” in load-scripts.php [closed]

Out of curiosity, I'm implementing AJAX in saving post. I didn't know where to start until I found this Q&A. It looks something I can grab and build on. It works but something on the Wordpress ...
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How to reload a select box of posts dynamically?

I'm using custom meta boxes for a project. I have created a custom taxonomy (select box) and I have another select box populated with Posts. I need to only load the posts based on the selection of the ...
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jQuery Tree View and wp_list_pages

I'm looking to use the jQuery TreeView script on wp_list_pages to get a nice collapsable-tree effect going. The script requires that I add some classes to the list elements such as: <ul id="red" ...
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adding google event tracking to links in posts

I am trying to add outbound link tracking for links within my posts. But only for links that do not have an img as a child. My code is below but does not add my class to any links in my posts: ...
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How do I setup nested repeatable option fields?

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to create a set of option fields that should be able to repeat for as many times as possible. But I'm having a hard time to figure out how to proceed. Currently ...
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Refine/Filter WP_Query Posts with jQuery or Ajax

I know this has been asked many many times, but I literally searched for an answer for more than 5 hours without finding anything that drives me in the right direction. What I'm trying to achieve is ...
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How to trap “Publish” button to check for meta box validation?

I'm trying to do some form validation on my custom meta box, and I remember somewhere reading about some javascript function to disable/enable the Publish button - except I can't find it. How do I ...
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jQuery in Wordpress - Why is it not working?

I am using this as my starter template: www.html5reset.org/ It's pretty nice, but I believe something is wrong with jQuery in there. In the functions.php it says: // Load jQuery if ( ...
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Why $ for jquery doesn't work?

I used the following to enqueue jquery plugins: <?php function my_scripts_method() { wp_enqueue_script( 'custom functions', get_template_directory_uri() . ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to Add a .js file Only in one specific Page Dynamically to Head

I need to add some scrips for Google Maps only in my contact page and I do not want to populate it on all pages. I am not willing to create a custom header as well so I was thinking is there any way ...
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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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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 ...