I do not manually add any jQuery files.

<script type='text/javascript' src='https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.3/jquery.min.js'></script>

This way, it does not work as it is on the page.

How can I resolve it?


  • what do you mean by "does not work"? do you see errors in the browser's javascript console?
    – Milo
    Jan 2, 2017 at 22:13
  • What are you trying to write in jquery? And how are you enqueueing it? Jquery is automatically installed in wordpress. Jan 2, 2017 at 22:17
  • Where you've added this ? At footer or header ? Before other scripts ?
    – CodeMascot
    Jan 3, 2017 at 3:25

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Don't load jQuery that way. It comes built into WordPress, so what you really want to do is tell WordPress that (1) your Javascript file should be loaded, and (2) it relies on jQuery being loaded. You do this with wp_enqueue_script.

So put this in your functions.php file, replacing the path in quotes with the path to your (jQuery-dependent) Javascript file in your theme:

function my_jquery_script () {
    wp_enqueue_script ('my-jquery-script', get_template_directory_uri () . '/js/my-jquery-script.js', ['jquery'], '1.0', true);
add_action ('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'my_jquery_script');

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