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Where is the right place to register/enqueue scripts & styles

I am using WordPress 3.1.4 by now. I am confused with where (which hook) do I use: to register and/or enqueue scripts and styles on front- and back-ends? Questions: Which are right hooks to ...
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1answer
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How to add defer=“defer” tag in plugin javascripts?

I couldn't add defer tag in plugin javascripts. Google developer pagespeed test suggests me to add defer tag in contact form 7 javascripts. This is how contact form 7 includes javascript in header. ...
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8answers
12k views

Conditionally Loading JavaScript/CSS for Shortcodes

I released a plugin that creates a shortcode and requires a JavaScript file and a CSS file to load on any page that contains that shortcode. I could just make the script/style load on all pages, but ...
3
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3answers
4k views

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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3answers
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Enqueue Scripts / Styles when shortcode is present

What is the idea way to register/enqueue scripts and/or styles for use in plugins? I recently made a plugin simple plugin to add the user avatar/gravatar with a shortcode. I have different style ...
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6answers
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Adding Additional Attributes in Script Tag for 3rd party JS

I ran into this when attempting to integrate Dropbox's drop in chooser API to a plugin I'm writing. The API documentation instructs you to place the following script tag at the top of your file: ...
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5answers
8k views

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 ...
6
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2answers
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How do I implement the Wordpress Iris picker into my plugin on the front-end?

This question here is asking the same question as I am, but there were no adequate answers nor a selected correct answer so I am asking again hoping if I ask in a more coherent manner I might get a ...
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1answer
2k views

Load js/css files only on specific admin UI pages

How do I adapt this solution to work with my plugin? (Please see the link). I enqueue my css and js script as follows: function my_plugin_init() { wp_enqueue_script('my_plugin_script', ...
8
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2answers
11k views

Load a script just to custom post type in admin

I have created a custom post type "portfolio" with something like this : $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => ...
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3answers
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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 ...
8
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1answer
5k views

Register and enqueue conditional (browser-specific) javascript files?

The WP.SE community has always advised the use of wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script for adding scripts in a theme/template (and likewise, wp_register_style and wp_enqueue_style for ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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6answers
18k views

wp enqueue inline script due to dependancies

Is there a way to use wp_enqueue_script() for inline scripts? I'm doing this because my inline script depends on another script and i would like the flexibility of inserting it after it's loaded. ...
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2answers
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How do I dequeue a parent theme's CSS file?

My parent theme (Starkers) adds a CSS file that I'm trying to remove (I want to use @import instead so I can override styles more easily). Starkers has the following in its functions.php: add_action( ...
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1answer
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When should I use wp_register_script() with wp_enqueue_script() vs just wp_enqueue_script()?

I'm having trouble understanding when you need to use wp_register_script(). Currently, I just use something like: add_action( 'admin_enqueue_scripts', array( $this, 'enqueue' ) ); function enqueue() ...
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2answers
593 views

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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votes
2answers
7k views

Notice that the wp_enqueue_style is not being called correctly!

I get this error due to one of the plugins which I rely on. Notice: wp_enqueue_style was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued until the wp_enqueue_scripts, ...
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7answers
17k views

How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', ...
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4answers
2k views

Could the WP script/style loader be used to concatenate and gzip scripts and styles in the front-end?

WP has a nice javascript loader included in wp-admin: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/tags/3.0.4/wp-admin/load-scripts.php and a CSS loader: ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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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3answers
3k views

How can I remove the site URL from enqueued scripts and styles?

I'm dealing with an SSL issue and I would like to strip the domain from all scripts and styles being output via wp_enqueue_scripts. This would result in all scripts and styles being displayed with a ...
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4answers
3k views

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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3answers
1k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I de-register ALL styles all at once? And same with Javascript?

How can I get all enqueued styles or scripts and then deregister them all at once?
5
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1answer
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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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votes
5answers
6k views

wp enqueue script using scripts from cdn with a safety callback

I want to include several scripts and styles from a remote CDN... in this case bootstrap and similer files but i want to provide a safety net in the form of a callback in the case the CDN is down for ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
4k views

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. ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Concatenate and minify dependencies for enqueued JavaScript files

I'm loading a JavaScript file using wp_enqueue_script into my theme. However, along with it, I'm loading several jQuery files as well, as dependencies for the enqueued script (which has already been ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

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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votes
8answers
6k views

wp_enqueue_script adding conditional statement not working

This is the code im using in my functions file: add_action('init', 'sort_out_jquery_pngfix_frontend'); function sort_out_jquery_pngfix_frontend() { global $wp_scripts; if(!is_admin()) { ...
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votes
4answers
1k views

Enqueue script only for IE

I want to use dd belatedpng so the PNG's on my website appear properly on IE. The script I've always used on non-wordpress websites was <!--[if lt IE 7 ]> <script ...
2
votes
1answer
719 views

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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vote
2answers
6k views

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: ...
3
votes
1answer
154 views

Hyphens vs. periods in the script slug in wp_register_script?

I have seen script and style handles written in two different ways in wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script (the same applies to wp_register_style and wp_enqueue_style): wp_register_script( ...
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votes
2answers
1k views

enqueue script only if it is not already enqueue

I want to include a script in a shortcode output, so I am trying this: function my_shortcode( $atts, $content = null ) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( 'title' => '', ), ...
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vote
0answers
92 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
995 views

Don't load scripts if on mobile/tablet

Would like to ask the question is it possible to stop the laoding of some scripts when viewed on a mobile/tablet device ? In the theme functions file you have wp_enqueue_script(...). How would you go ...
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vote
2answers
455 views

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 ...
23
votes
2answers
7k views

Check if a script/style was enqueued/registered

Is it possible to test whether a script or a style was registered using wp_register_script/_style or wp_enqueue_script/_style? All functions doesn't return a value and I'm completely clueless. I ...
15
votes
1answer
4k views

How to use wordpress default Password Strength Meter script

I have enqueued wordpress default password strength meter but don't know how to use it. Currently the codex page doesn't give any link to its documentation. Does any one have any links to its demo ...
5
votes
4answers
3k views

How to enqueue script if widget is displayed on page?

I created a widget that uses a jquery plugin, and I used is_active_widget to enqueue the script, it's working fine but it's also including the script even on pages that doesn't show this widget. so is ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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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3answers
239 views

Any advantage of using wp_scripts and is_IE when enqueuing scripts

I read on the WP docs, which pointed to this gist that the correct way to enqueue styles for IE is by using the $wp_styles. I'm guessing that this would be true then for scripts as well. Take these ...
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wp_enqueue_scripts, wp_register_scripts, wp_print_scripts: i'm confused

I've been reading up a bit on this subject, but the more I read - the more confused I get. Can someone explain to me in short what's the exact difference between wp_enqueue_scripts, ...
5
votes
1answer
602 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
11k views

wp enqueue style on specific page templates

I am in the process of a theme, I would like to add landing pages using page-templates. I cannot find anywhere that shows how to enqueue style or js for specific page templates. Any suggestions. Ex. ...
3
votes
4answers
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Can't enqueue scripts in the footer?

The WordPress codex says: $in_footer (boolean) (optional) Normally scripts are placed in the section. If this parameter is true the script is placed at the bottom of the . This requires ...
7
votes
1answer
452 views

Loading a script with a dependency, is unloading another script's dependency

First, I'm aware that my question is happening in the context of my work with the WooCommerce plugin, which would normally make it off-topic. However, I think my question relates to wp_enqueue_script, ...