With `wp_register_script` it is possible to make WP aware of a script without actually loading it. It can later be loaded with `wp_enqueue_script`, but will also automatically load when another script is enqueued that depends on that script.

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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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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 ...
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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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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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Remove ?ver= from wp_register_script

I'm getting nags on google speed test regarding the querystrings in my scripts. So, I'm trying to remove them by passing false as the argument for that parameter. However, it does not seem to have ...
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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 stylesheets)....
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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, ...
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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', plugins_url('...
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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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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 disable hoverIntent in Wordpress 3.3 admin

I don't like hoverIntent in the new flyout menus or admin bar; to me, it makes my page feel slow. What would be the Wordpress-friendly way to disable hoverIntent (or change its options) in the new ...
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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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changing function wp_register

how can i change function in general-template.php without affecting this core file on this: if ( ! is_user_logged_in() ) { if ( get_option('users_can_register') ) $link = $before . '<a ...
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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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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 . '/script/commonfunctions....
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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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Naming script handles right way

I was wondering is there any convention or what is the right way for naming handles in wp_register_script() and wp_register_style() functions? For example if I am developing a plugin that uses ...
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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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jquery won't load in footer

I wanted to move jquery to the site's footer, but that doesn't work. I've tried it with the following code. As you can see, I have a couple of another scripts and they load correctly on the footer. ...
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Modernizr check first, then move on to wp_register_script()/wp_enqueue_script

I've been playing with Modernizr in WordPress lately and here's something that i'm trying to achive. I'm adding an HTML5 input field in a custom options page, specifically: <input type="number" /&...
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Why isn't jQuery 2.1 loading in the header?

Because I want to use jQuery 2.1 instead of 1.11, I first have to de-register jQuery. Then register it with the new values. : add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'add_scripts' ); function add_scripts()...
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plugins_url function mixes system path and URL

In my WordPress widget I use the following code: wp_register_script('jquery-ui.widget', plugins_url('assets/js/jquery-ui-1.9.2.widget.js', dirname( __FILE__ ))); Unfortunately, the code gives me an ...
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Is it possible to add an action to the currently running action?

My question is very simple but I haven't found this answer yet. Here's an example: class MyClass { public function __construct(){ add_action('init', array($this, 'init')); add_action('...
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WP deregister, register and enqueue dequeue

a plugin that I bought is loading a few js and css files on all pages, so I wanted to write a new function to deregister the handles, and enqueu them where I wanted. however I am not sure If I have to ...
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Including style.css in Child Theme

Twenty Thirteen uses wp_enqueue_style( 'twentythirteen-style', get_stylesheet_uri() ); in functions.php. Wheter I use it or not use it in twentythirteen-child/functions.php the style.css from Child ...
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getting a js file for one page

wp_register_script('SliderViewer', '/js/SliderViewer-1.2.js'); wp_enqueue_script('SliderViewer'); get_header(); however, mydomain.com/js/SliderViewer-1.2.js doesn't exist. My js is in the ftp at ...
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After e-junkie payment, send a http post to register user automatically?

I have the workflow thought out: User pays for something on your site using e-junkie. After payment, a http post ( with user email and name gets sent to a wordpress registration script ) and ...
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Where does WordPress register default scripts like jQuery?

I'm figuring out the ins and outs of WordPress. I know that WordPress sets some default filters and actions in /wp-includes/default-filters.php, but where does it register its scripts like jQuery? We ...
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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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Loading scripts with wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script

How could I include the following script and stylesheet in a wordpress plugin if they only need to load in the admin panel? <script type="text/javascript" src="/wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js?ver=...
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Using wp_register_style to load CSS in footer?

I realise you can enqueue JS in the footer using wp_register_script as there is a $in_footer parameter for doing so. However, there isn't one for wp_register_style it seems. Is there a way to enqueue ...
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Can't see why my scripts aren't loading when I register and enqueue them

I'm trying to replace "hardcoded" calls in my header.php by registering and enqueueing them in functions.php. JQuery 1.8.3 loads as desired, but the other scripts don't. Here's what I'm using: ...
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Including files in Child Themes

Twenty Thirteen uses the following in functions.php: require( get_template_directory() . '/inc/custom-header.php' );. When I copy /inc/custom-header.php to twentythirteen-child, it isn't replaced. I ...
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Register script/style: Is it possible to customize the version query string via plugin?

Expanding on the question in the title: I would like to find a way (via a plugin) to use timestamps for the JS and CSS file version query strings that are output with wp_register_style and ...
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wp_register_script(… $in_footer = true) not working

I'd like to load some javascript files in my footer. I tried to accomplish it in functions.php like so: function my_init() { // LOAD JQUERY wp_deregister_script('jquery'); ...
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WordPress script file version numbers changing in live environment

I'm registering my javascript files for Wordpress in my functions file as so: if( !function_exists( "theme_js" ) ) { function theme_js(){ wp_register_script('wpbs-scripts', ...
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Plugin and theme script load order

I'm building a plugin that adds scripts to the page using wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script. However, when the page loads, it's loading the plugin scripts before the theme's scripts. This is ...
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How resource intensive is wp_register_script()?

I'm trying to use the has_shortcode() function to only load certain scripts when there is a shortcode in the post's content, with this code: wp_register_script( 'shortcode-js-file' , FILE_URI, array( ...
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Not sure if enqueuing js scripts properly

When I put this code right above the closing of my body tag it works, but when I try to enqueue it, it breaks. I'm thinking maybe jQuery isn't getting called? The snippet is from here FUNCTIONS.PHP ...
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680 views

Move jQuery to the bottom of the page whilst keeping the WordPress jQuery

I wish to move jQuery to the bottom of the page on my theme, to speed up loading times. Previously I was doing this by replacing it with Google's CDN version but I have been told that is a bad thing ...
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Adding scripts to admin page in my theme

In functions.php of my theme I have code to add page in admin area and append scripts to it. But scripts are not loaded. Bellow is code. Commented out add_action lines are the one I did check. // ...
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Using multiple versions of jQuery while still calling it like WP likes

I have two JS plugins inside my plugin. One uses jQuery 1.7.1 and the other 1.9.1. I need to have each of them use different version. This is how things are at the moment: Plugin php file: ...
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wp_enqueue_script() doesn't work with AJAX

My problem is: I made an AJAX call using this code wp_enqueue_script( 'prefix-myscript-name', plugins_url( 'js/ajaxcall.js', __FILE__ ) ); I made the call and the AJAX just going fine. I used this ...
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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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How to Add a Custom Script to Customize.php

I am having a rather difficult time adding a script to the 3.4 Theme Customizer (i.e., customize.php). If I want, I can deregister jquery and add it from googleapi as follows: wp_deregister_script( '...
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How should I go about registering JavaScript that isn't a file? [duplicate]

For a plugin I'm creating it generates custom JavaScript that should be executed in the footer of the page. Being that it's custom JavaScript, I can't simply put it in a file and register & ...
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Most elegant way to enqueue scripts in function.php with foreach loop

I wonder is there a way of running wp_register_script and enqueue with the help of foreach loop to manage label and dir? For example, function wbs_app_components(){ $scripts_list=array( ...
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Trying to get custom js files in my admin header

I'm trying to add a java script file to my admin header and use admin-ajax.php to use ajax in my wp-admin (still learning a lot about the process). I've created a custom folder in my theme_directory/...
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Deregister multiple scripts using a function?

I'm trying to deregsiter multiple scripts using the following function. add_action( 'wp_print_scripts', 'my_deregister_javascript', 100 ); function my_deregister_javascript() { if ( !is_page(...
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How do I get a child theme to load scripts from the parent theme?

Pretty new to WordPress functions, so apologies if this is basic stuff. I've designed a parent theme that registers and enqueues two scripts like so: if ( !function_exists( 'scherzo_scripts' ) ) ...