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What is your best practice to execute one-time scripts?

The Problem We all have been in a situation like this, and a lot of questions on this site need a solution like this. You either have to update a database, insert a lot of data automatically, convert ...
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What are the benefits of using wp_enqueue_script?

Is there any real benefit to using wp_enqueue_script on small self-managed sites? For instance, Modernizr, why enqueue it through a function rather than call it directly inside the document head? I ...
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Conditionally enqueue a widget's script/stylesheet in HEAD (only when present on page!)

I've been trying to load scripts and styles for a WordPress widget with the following conditions... The scripts MUST load in the HEAD (else they break). The scripts must ONLY load when the widget ...
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How do I get the $handle for all enqueued scripts?

Is there some way to get the $handle for each script that has been enqueued? Is there some array that holds all the handles so that I can loop through it and do something using each $handle?
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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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Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network?

Say a theme "foo" is used on across a network of sites. In each site, all the theme resources (.css, .js, etc.) will have distinct URLs: http://network/siteA/wp-content/themes/foo/style.css ...
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2answers
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Setting up an API “listening” page

I need to create a PHP script that will receive data from another application via an HTTP post, process that data, and update the WordPress database. This script will run silently (i.e., no HTTP ...
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2answers
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Serving wp-includes (front-end) javascript from a different domain?

The WordPress Codex points to an extremely simple way to change the URL of the wp-content directory, which is, adding this in wp-config.php: define( 'WP_CONTENT_URL', ...
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Trigger a php file on every post or page if a condition is met

I was wondering if we can trigger a PHP file on every WordPress post or page if a certain condition is met. Let me detail what I want. Can we write a simple PHP script that will be automatically ...
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How can I create a bash install script for my Wordpress sites setup (WP+plugins+theme)?

I build a lot of websites with Wordpress, and my initial setup is basically always the same : Latest version of WP Latest versions of about 5 plugins My naked development theme Instead of ...
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dynamically add scripts to WP_Widget widget() method

I have a wordpress widget that has the standard outline like: class my_widget extends WP_Widget{ function my_widget(){ //do setup stuff } function form(){ //do form stuff } function ...
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2answers
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Add a script as a dependency to a registered script

wp_register_script() (see codex) allows you to specify dependencies: scripts that must be loaded before the one being registered is loaded (if it is loaded). But suppose the script is a third-party ...
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How to connect rating to individual comments?

I have managed to make my own custom comment rating system - that was working fine until now. I got an idea: why not add star rating to individual comments? I thought it would be easy as I have ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to change the attributes of a registered style or script before it fires?

I'd like to modify the properties of a registered style(or script - same applies) before it's been loaded. Right now i'm trying to modify a registered style just before it gets enqueued, so i can ...
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1answer
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How to get a jQuery script to run on a page?

I am having a hard time figuring out how to get a jQuery script to run on a Wordpress page of mine the "correct" way. I have followed this article and implemented what the first answer says to do. ...
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1answer
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How do I enqueue(or delay loading of) <script> tags in individual page posts?

My customer has many pages with <script> elements including javascript. <script src="myscriptforthispageonly.js"></script> I'm trying to get all scripts to load in the footer ...
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Generate featured images old posts

I am looking for a way to generate featured image per post based on the first image in the post for old posts without a set featured image. I'm switching from handmade thumbnails to auto generated ...