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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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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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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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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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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 update(){...
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How to prevent wordpress from loading old versions of jquery in wp_head();?

I noticed my twenty twelve theme is including outdated versions of jquery and js so I want to replace the scripts with the newer versions, however the scripts are in the file included by wp_head() (...
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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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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 http://...
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Editing Source Code in Wordpress

I am a senior in a college computer science program, and therefore have a decent knowledge of code and several languages. However, I am doing a summer internship type program, and the company I am ...
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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 load JQuery easing script in wordpress?

Ok, first of all, I know how to do this manually. I could just download easing, place it in my plugin folder and load it using wp_enqueue_script. However, I want to load my script in a long-term way, ...
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Get list of scripts / styles and show file which enqueued them

I want to show what scripts and styles have loaded on a page and which plugin / theme / file has added them to the page. We can show all scripts and styles using: <?php global $wp_scripts, $...
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1answer
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Listing registered scripts

Back story : We have a number of wordpress web sites experiencing issues when viewed on some IE8 browsers. The errors include the page loading but not being displayed (either a blank screen is ...
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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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WordPress Script Loading/Unloading — wp_deregister_script('jquery')

I have a few questions relating to WordPress loading / unloading up javascript tools. After reading a nicely written response to a question by Pieter Goosen, that got me to do a bit of studying and a ...
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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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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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2answers
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Odd Script File Trying to be Loaded

This is an odd query I have and wondered if anybody can shed some light on it? We have a number WordPress multi-site (formally Mu) install, but on nearly all the sites on multiple installs we are ...
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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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1answer
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Is there any free (or cheap) software that can be used for testing WordPress functionality?

Is there any free (or cheap) software that can be used for testing WordPress functionality? I would like to create some test scripts and then them against my self-hosted WordPress installation.
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1answer
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Help with enqueing scripts in footer after init action

In my functions.php, I have set a register_scripts() and load_scripts(), and hooked them to the 'init' action. I have registered all the scripts to be loaded in the footer, in order to optimize page ...
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Correct Method to run scripts with dependencies without enqueue?

With enqueue you would change $deps to your script or array of scripts that are needed to run first for your script to work. <?php wp_enqueue_script( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $in_footer ); ?&...
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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', 'http://example.com/wp-content');...
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1answer
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How do you load WordPress from an external script when using MultiSite? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using WordPress functions on other sites I have an external script that needs to load up WordPress in order to have access to WordPress functionality. In the past I have ...
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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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How do I load custom scripts and styles for a page?

Different pages often need different set of scripts and styles for them. I use functions.php and construction like this to load scripts and styles: function load_assets() { wp_enqueue_style( '...
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1answer
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wp_enqueue_script with dependencies doesn't work

I'm having this code: wp_register_script('parent','parent.js', array('child'), '1', true); wp_register_script('child', 'child.js', array('grandchild'), '1', true); wp_register_script('grandchild', '...
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1answer
561 views

Overwrite or Replace code in WP_Footer

I have a some code being dynamically added into my Footer via add_action('wp_footer' ...). Unfortunately I'm not sure how to remove it using conventional methods, I've looked at the following question ...
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Some way to Flush or Overwrite all Imported Content in a Site for a Fresh Import - How?

Some way to Flush or Overwrite all Imported Content in a Site for a Fresh Import - How? Is there an easy quick way to do this? To delete all Pages, Posts, Comments and stuff that got imported? Or ...
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1answer
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Add stylesheets and js to template files when shortcode is used

After looking for days throught the net and no avail - i'd like to ask all of you guys. PROBLEM: i need to add custom code to the head of the file as part of shortcode use for my plugin. The same ...
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WXR slicing script

I have a massive WXR file im trying to import into wordpress. I run out of memory when i try to import as one file, so I'm thinking of how i can split the big file into smaller files programatically ...
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Correct check for any admin page with editor

I have read the codex, but found it a bit incomplete. I like to load stuff only on pages where the post editor is visible. This should include custom post types and everything. I am a bit insure ...
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1answer
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how to put a custom field value in variable

function zh_get_invoice_round_off_number() { global $post; return get_post_meta($post->ID, 'invoice_round_off_number', true); } function zh_invoice_round_off_number() ...
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1answer
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Add conversion/tracking pixel to <head> section for specific post

I need to add a tracking pixel for a Facebook ad to my Wordpress site. It should only be active for one blog post, not for every page on the site. How can I get the script into the HEAD section for ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to list all the JavaScript scripts that are actually loaded by WordPress? Do we care?

This page on the Codex gives us a list of all the default scripts that ship with WP. But how do we know which ones are actually being used so we don't have to manually enqueue them? Or do we care, and ...
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Scripts at the end of the page

If I wanted to put the scripts that all my plugins use at the end of the page, where would I do this? Using YSlow/Firebug it recommends this tactic.
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1answer
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Invision + Wordpress integration

I'm trying to integrate Invision Power Board into our website, Wordpress by using IPB Website Integration (IPBWI). I have used the script sometime before on a static website, but I'm having trouble ...
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wp_print_scripts runs twice

I am currently using a child theme of the Hueman theme. I am filtering the different JS scripts, page by page. So, I use the following function, in order to display which scripts are used: // ...
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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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1answer
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How to load library scripts in admin from plugins in noConflict wrapper?

For my plugin I need to make a meta box for some custom fields in my CPT (xyz), and to organize the fields, I need to implement tabs. And I's taught to load jQuery/JavaScripts using wp_enqueue_script()...
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1answer
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Script Code in Text Widget Does NOT Show

I have a self hosted Wordpress 3.7 and using the Twenty Thirteen theme. I have placed a text widget on the sidebar and put a simple code from Amazon inside it: <SCRIPT charset="utf-8" type="text/...
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How to load script-related styles automatically?

Scenario: It is common that a JS dependency is bundled with a style file to work properly (just think about your favorite slideshow jQuery plugin). AFAIK, in this situation, the script and style have ...
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Register scripts located in child theme?

I'm having a lot of trouble registering scripts located in a child theme folder: This works fine: function register_scripts() { wp_register_script( 'newsletter', get_template_directory_uri() . '/...
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1answer
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why quotes shown in Wordpress?

I have written a function to register a script in the admin interface. function custom_admin_js() { $url = get_bloginfo('template_directory') . '/admin/admin.js'; echo '<script type="text/...
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Add script into front from my plugin

I have a WordPress plugin, and I must load scripts from my plugin to the front of the site. class My_Plugin { function __construct() { add_action('admin_menu', array(&$this, 'add_submenu'));...
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Load plugin scripts and styles only on plugin page

Hello wordpress users, I'm stuck with a problem while running 2 self made Wordpress plugins. I'll use the following code : define('PLUGIN_URL', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ )); add_action( '...
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How to Access Script Tags in Header

IN my Wordpress blog, I am looking to update a link in header that I believe is outdated: <script type='text/javascript' src='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js?ver=3.5.1'...
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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 ...
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Enqueuing a script before anything else

I wondered if it was possible to change the order in which a script is enqueued. I ask this because I wish to include the HTML5 enabling script but it needs to be included before any styles. Is ...