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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$ not defined using jQuery in WordPress

I know that jQuery is loaded, because I can switch out the $ for 'jQuery' and everything behaves as expected, but this will be a messy script if I can't fix this This script: jQuery(document).ready(...
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Display Media Uploader in Own Plugin on Wordpress 3.5

I have little problem with Media Uploader in new WordPress 3.5. I created own plugin which is upload the picture. I'm using this code JS: <script type="text/javascript"> var file_frame; ...
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How to manage ajax calls and JSON in wordpress

I have a custom post type that i want to access through jQuery - preferably using JSON. So first things first. creating a function that returns/echos json is easy enough, but how would I access it ...
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Adding jquery and thickbox to WordPress theme

I would like to add thickbox for the template which I develop to WordPress. At this time I'm trying with a clean template that have only header.php, footer.php,index.php, and functions.php. I've ...
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Including jQuery and JavaScript files the correct way

I'm having some trouble with this. I'm not sure how to do it the correct way, and I read so many different techniques and ways to do it that I don't know what to make of it. Some questions and ...
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How to add a javascript snippet to the footer that requires jQuery

I know I can add a script file to the footer of wordpress that requires jquery using this code: <?php function my_scripts_method() { // register your script location, dependencies and version ...
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How Do I Use jQuery UI In My Plugin

It's a sad day in the world when I Google something and it returns nothing. I am trying to use the default datepicker (or ANY datepicker at this point) and am unable to because of my lack of ...
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How to Link External jQuery/Javascript files with WordPress

So I'm using Starkers to base my next WP theme on and I've run into a small issue, I was including my own version of jQuery in the header.php file but when inspecting my site using Firebug I noticed ...
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Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager - add a button

In my plugin, I would like to add two buttons to Media Manager (to the left of "Insert Into Post" in "media-toolbar-primary" section), and connect a jQuery action to it. First one - The "Select All" ...
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Using jQuery to delete data stored in wp_options

I wonder if anyone could advise me further on my problem. Part of my plugin stores log files for debugging purposes. I have successfully displayed them in a (div#log) in my admin page using jquery ...
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How to save the state of a drag and drop jQuery UI Sortables front end layout editor?

I am building a front end post layout editor using jQuery UI Sortable. The posts are laid out in 300px by 250px boxes over a background image. The posts are created and edited using the WordPress ...
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How can I fetch loop of post titles via AJAX?

I have a list of the most recent post titles in sidebar.php. Here is an example of how that code looks: <?php $args = array('posts_per_page' => 20); ?> <?php $sidebar = new WP_Query($args)...
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Adding Colorpicker Field To Category

I want to add a custom field to my categories where the user can color code them. I've added the field but I want to use built in colorpicker (either tinyMCE or the farbtastic) to give the user an ...
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Handling jQuery Component Collision

In plugin development, what is the best practice to prevent jQuery component collision on the front end? For instance, let's say I include the jQuery Apprise dialog in a plugin that loads this on the ...
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Any good lightbox-like option that works in WP 3.2.1?

I'm having problems finding a "plugin" that will help me display some of my images in a nice way such as prettyPhoto, Lightbox etc. As I'm already using the jQuery library, I'd prefer a plugin that ...
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WordPress and jQuery [closed]

I am fairly new to using jQuery in WordPress and I am trying to write jQuery scripts in a separate file. What is the difference between the following two syntaxes of setting up the external file: ...
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Validating Custom Meta Box Values & Required Fields

Something which I have never seen covered is the best way to validate that specific form fields are filled out correctly for custom post type meta boxes. I am looking to get expert opinions on how ...
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wordpress json custom taxonomy problem

I created 1 custom post type with 2 custom taxonomy. Installed http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/json-api/ and tried to reach result with: http://example.com/api/get_recent_posts?dev=1&...
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How to make ajax call in wordpress in right way?

I am trying to using jquery ui tabs with ajax calls to run a function. Here is the code i am using: function ajax_load_user_feed(){ if(isset($_GET['type'])) $type = $_GET['type']; if(isset($...
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Pass PHP variable to javascript

Is there any possibility to pass some PHP variables in javascript so I can use them later? Only in single.php. I heard about wp_enqueue_scripts but with that it is neccesary to declare a path to a JS ...
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How to load post content on index page using ajax when post title in sidebar is clicked

I'm working on a new blog which display in a list, on sidebar, some categories and the posts of them. In the index page, in main content, I list some post titles from other category "New". What I ...
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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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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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Asynchronous Javascript Loaders

I'd like to take advantage of loading my scripts while the page is loading. ie. Yepnope, head.js etc... But I also want to be able to enqueue the script so other plugins don't try adding their own. ...
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How to dequeue a script?

Wordpress has wp_enqueue_script() but not a wp_dequeue_script() function, so what would be the best way to dequeue a script? I'm using LAB.js to load all of my scripts rather than enqueueing them ...
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How to handle multiple instance of “send_to_editor” js function

Here is what I am doing: I Added wordpress media upload with iframe popup when a button or link clicked. And with click of insert into post the image url placed on a textbox. send_to_editor() ...
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How to save Uploaded image in custom option panel?

I'm trying to add a custom option panel to a new template following a tutorial found on NetTuts. I saved all the code for the option panel inside a file called optionpanel.php (LoL) and everything is ...
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Javascript included but alert() function not working

I've included the javascript by wp_enqueue_script('slider', plugins_url( 'slider.js', __FILE__ ) ); with just a simple $(document).ready(function () { alert("alert"); }); It shows up in the ...
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Passing boolean values with wp_localize_script

I am using wp_localize_script to pass a couple of values from my theme options to a javascript file. First I got the values from my theme options: $options = get_option('theme'); $flex_auto = $...
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jQuery plugin function is not a function

I'm having a problem I've never seen before. In a very new WordPress install, I uploaded a theme I had been working on for a friend's restaurant: CornerPocketPub.com The problem, as you can see, is ...
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Getting an alphabetic post list with two letters onclick on letter

I have a website in Wordpress and a page with a list with letters like this: A B C D E F G H I ... This shows me all posts with the letter A for instance. That's nice, but I want it to make it ...
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Comment form vaildation

I've build a custom comments form which hooks onto the default comment_form() in twenty twelve child theme. Here is my code functions.php function pietergoosen_custom_comment_fields($fields) { ...
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Passing a varible from jQuery to PHP

I have a a bunch of li's that are a blog but i want to show them enlarged in a colorbox. Therefore I need to know which li I clicked so I can get that ID and use that in my query to get all the date ...
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jQuery AJAX call not executing in Plugin

I've been working on a class for my free plugins that outputs a "Donate" form. The "No thanks" dismissal link hides the form and runs an AJAX call to update a WP Option keeping track of the dismissal....
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Using Wordpress 3.5 Media Uploader in meta box?

Is this possible to do? I love how the new uploader works. I'm guessing it has to do with a jQuery call like the other way did. EDIT This is the code I am currently using jQuery(document).ready(...
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Check if user is logged in using JQuery

I want to execute custom jquery code which shows login dialog to user if he clicks a button and he is not logged in. How could I do that?
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pass object/JSON to wp_localize_script

I've got a working piece of javascript that contains an object literal. But I need to localize it, and I'm ytrying to figure out how to rewrite it so that I can get wp_localize_script() to accet it, ...
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Add custom shortcode button to Editor

Before the new version of Wordpress 3.0 came out I was using this jQuery code below to add custom buttons for my own shortcodes to the editor toolbar in the admin panel, it worked great. However with ...
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Wordpress Enqueue Script Chaos (jQuery & Foundation.js)

I've been working on building a theme for the past couple days now, and I've run into a wall. While I originally included foundation.js as an enqueued script, I couldn't remember why I had added it. ...
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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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What is the simplest ajax upload plugin or script to be used with wordpress?

I'm trying to use image upload in my theme's options page and haven't found yet a simple ajax upload script with many tutorials or a good documentation, I just want a simple straightforward script so ...
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Making $ globally accessible with jQuery.noConflict()

The Codex promotes this method of using $ inside a plugin/theme JavaScript file: jQuery(document).ready(function($) { // $() will work as an alias for jQuery() inside of this function }); But ...
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Move Wordpress native javascript to bottom of page?

Checking my page in google page speed insights, it complains that there are some javascript that is blocking the rest of the page from loading. The javascript in question is native Wordpress scripts ...
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How do I “unhook” / de-register jQuery so that it's not called as part of wp_footer();?

I need to "unhook" jQuery from my wp_footer() ... it's being called automatically and I'm looking for something I can add to functions.php which prevents it from being called a second time in the ...
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Widget “Save” resetting jQuery hidden fields

I have a widget plugin that I've created, that lists about 10 fieldsets. jQuery runs at the beginning and hides and fieldsets that have no values. There are also buttons that allow to "Add" and "...
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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 use WordPress (PHP) functions in AngularJS partials files?

I am using AngularJS to load a list of my WordPress posts, however I can not get any of my PHP functions to work with my partials file. I've tried using something such as search.php instead of ...
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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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Add X meta box inputs based on form at top of meta box, how to do it right?

I am setting up a meta box that controls the number of ingredients for a recipe. As each recipe will have a different number of ingredients I decided to use a simple text input and button to set the ...
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Enqueue core jQuery in the footer?

I have this in my functions.php file and I can't get jQuery to load in the footer. The includes file loads in the footer fine, though. What else do I need to do? function starter_scripts() { ...