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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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Add script to footer - on post editor

How do you add a script on the footer of the post editor ? I'm adding a meta box under the post editor and I need to include a javascript before the closing body tag (on the footer) How do I achieve ...
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WP_enqueue_script inside shortcode?

I've got shortcode that needs to include JS library only once and only there where it's used. function shortcode_function($atts, $content = null) { $class = shortcode_atts( array('something' ...
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Hook for writing text string after footer scripts

I'm looking to insert a string of JavaScript variables AFTER the in_footer enqueued scripts. When I write the string via the wp_footer hook, they occur before the in_footer scripts. Is there another ...
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How to control what jQuery version to include, with wp_enqueue_script

I'm using a script that is based on jQuery, so I'm not enqueue-ing jQuery directly, but via passing it in the array of dependent scripts: ...
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184 views

Remove specific CSS and JS from the head

I'm trying to remove some specific lines from the WP_HEAD. Now my header looks following way: <link rel='stylesheet' id='bootstrap-css' href='/themes/wp-e/css/bootstrap.css?ver=4.2.2' ...
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tinymce is not defined when not using wp_editor

I am using jQuery tinyMCE to populate dynamically generated text areas with tiny MCE editors. When I use the WordPress wp_editor function before I call the jQuery version, I have no issues. If I do ...
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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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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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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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How to move style from template file to <head> section?

Imagine the following situation: //header.php contains: <header id="header">logo and navigation</header> //my-template.php contains: <?php get_header(); ?> <style ...
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enqueue and localize script in footer

I have a script which must run in my footer, after some variables are declared. It works if I just put the code directly in my footer file, but I think best practices dictate I should do this via ...
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Enqueuing Script in functions.php vs on the page

Does it matter if I enqueue a script on just the page I need it to be used? As opposed to functions.php? Or, what is the best practice? In this example I need a rotator just on the front page of my ...
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Inserting JS snippet in the footer if there is no wp_footer?

I wrote a plugin which uses wp_enqueue_script() which will include the snippet in either the header or footer depending on the parameters you pass it. The in_footer parameter works great - if the ...
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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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When can you get current page ID and initialize hooks right after?

I'm developing a plugin and need to know on what page user is and then add specific hooks and filters for that page. And my problem is that is_page() and the_ID() doesn't work outside of wp, ...
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How to control the order of the combination of enqueued styles and scripts - site speed issue

We know, using wp_head() and wp_footer() all the scripts and styles are enqueued using wp_enqueue_styles and wp_enqueue_scripts hook. What we do is to enqueue our stylesheets and scripts using ...
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if file_exists not working with wp_enqueue_style

Inside a function I'm doing something like this: $optional_css_exists = get_template_directory_uri() . "/css/optional.css"; if ( file_exists($optional_css_exists) ) { ...
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How to detect if a function has been fired on any page so scripts/styles can be loaded conditionally

I'm building a small gallery plugin and I'd like to only load scripts/styles onto the page IF the gallery has been loaded via the template tag. The template tag can take a post ID parameter when used ...
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Performance-wise, is it better to enqueue a (small) script on every page or test to see if it's needed?

I'm using the FitVids.js script to make YouTube video embeds work with a responsive layout. The script is < 3kb, but only about half of my pages actually have YouTube embeds. In terms of total ...
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363 views

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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wp_enqueue_script vs. wp_register_script

Trying to do the right thing here, and tying myself in a knot! So, in my header.php before wp_admin, I have: wp_enqueue_script('commonfunctions', child_template_directory . ...
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$wp_styles->registered not giving ALL the styles?

I'm pretty new to Wordpress programming (been using it for a while, but never got into the nitty gritty). So, I'm trying to "minify" some JS/CSS files into common ones. I'm manually joining the files ...
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Benefits to enqueuing site scripts/stylesheets?

I'm aware of a similar question here: What are the benefits of using wp_enqueue_script? - However, what differs is I'm talking about a site with a pre concatenated/minified stylesheet and site ...
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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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Adding Custom Javascript to Skeleton Child Theme

I'm trying to register & enqueue ImageMapster in my Skeleton Child Theme on the main.php page to make an image map with hovering image effects. I added this code to the "Header Functions" section ...
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Check if page/post has any anchors that link to an image jpg/gif/png

What I'm aiming to do is add fancybox to a site I'm developing, but I only want to enqueue the JS/CSS etc if the page/post needs it. My thoughts are that I would need to check all the anchor tags on ...
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Is it possible to enqueue a script from a widget method (of extended WP_Widget object)?

I am creating a widget plugin that a user could potentially use multiple iterations of the widget multiple times on a single widget-area / multiple widget-areas on a single page. Because of its ...
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iris color picker in widget - click event doesn't fire when initially when widget is first created

I added the wordpress(iris) color picker to a widget, and the color picker is not clickable when the widget is first created. My guess is that it's where/how the javascript file is being enqueued, but ...
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61 views

Is it safe to enqueue a font style without putting http or https?

I have seen a few WordPress sites and tutorials enqueuing fonts like this. Does this work with http and https sites? Is it safe to do this? I see these exact URL's in the source code when testing ...
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Loading scripts to the Post Edit page only

I have added a few meta boxes for the posts and pages, so I want to load a js script only on the Create/Edit post and page. How can I do that? Currently I'm using following but that loads the scripts ...
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107 views

Continue javascript execution when errors occurs [duplicate]

I use the WP native function wp_enqueue_script() for all my JavaScripts loading both in WP front and back-end so it can handle duplicated calls to the same script and so on. One of the issues is that ...
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268 views

Multisite plugin development and wp_enqueue_script

I have a plugin I'm developing. It works fine on a single site version of WordPress. It installs on a multisite version of WordPress, it appears to work on the admin pages, but when the plugin ...
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wp_enqueue_script order - external vs inline js

I have a few scripts loading with my theme: // loading script.js <script type="text/javascript" src="script.js"></script> // doing something using script.js <script ...
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Javascript not included

I have tried to include my javascript file in the following way: function theme_scripts() { wp_enqueue_scripts( 'custom-script', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/menu-fix.js',array('jQuery'), ...
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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 can I hook into after_setup_theme?

I'm wondering what can I or should I NOT hook to after_setup_theme? I'm wondering because I have been told that I shouldn't hook wp_enqueue_style to it, but I have seen other places using it to hook ...
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Can I add styles to footer with $wp_styles->add_data?

I'm working on a script to easily move js and css scripts to the footer using the add_data function in $wp_scripts and $wp_styles. I know for scripts that if the group is greater than 0 the script ...
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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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Hook 'wp_enqueue_scripts' priority has no effect

In a theme I am working there are up to 3 Stylesheets. I am using the hook 'wp_enqueue_scripts'. The order of the stylesheets is important for overwriting styles. I have a code like this: ...
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How to load css in the footer [duplicate]

I was trying to move the load of my style.css in the footer of my wordpress theme. I have already done something similar with 2 js files and it works fine, they load in the footer: function my_init() ...
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Prevent Version URL Parameter (?ver=X.X.X) on Enqueued Styles & Scripts

Use Case I've been experimenting with Chrome's Dev Tools Workspace features. It includes the ability to edit a file directly in Dev Tools and have the saved stylesheet refresh itself (or even compile ...
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Dequeuing scripts for all pages but the home page

I'm trying to dequeue some scripts from a plugin that I only need for the home page. For the home page, I'm using a file called front-page.php with this on top to make it a home template: <?php /* ...
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When using wp_enqueue_script(); in a theme why don't we use add_action?

When using wp_enqueue_script in a plugin, I have always been told to use an add_action : function add_my_css_and_my_js_files(){ wp_enqueue_script('jquery-validate-min', ...
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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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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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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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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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Enqueued scripts and styles loading in WordPress Dashboard as well

For a moment, I wondered if my test site got hacked -- my WordPress site's dashboard was all broken (cosmetically). But when i looked at the source code of the page, I noticed that the "scripts and ...
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wp_enqueue_script isn't connecting my custom js file

I am using wp_enqeue_script to link to a custom.js file in my plugins folder. However I am expecting a link to show up on the page but it doesn't is there something else I am supposed to other than ...