I am trying to add a photo slider from Slick and I can't seem to get it to work.


<div class="victoria-slider">



function victoria_theme_script_enqueue() {

    wp_enqueue_style('customstyle', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/victoria_theme.css', array(), '4.7.2', 'all');

    wp_enqueue_style('bootstrap', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/bootstrap.min.css', array(), '3.3.7', 'all');

    wp_enqueue_style('slick', 'http://cdn.jsdelivr.net/jquery.slick/1.6.0/slick.css');


    wp_enqueue_script('jquery', get_template_directory_uri() .'/js/jquery.min.js', array(), '3.1.0', true);

    wp_enqueue_script('customjs', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/victoria_theme.js', array(), '4.7.2', true);

    wp_enqueue_script('bootstrapjs', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/bootstrap.min.js', array(), '3.3.7', true);
    wp_enqueue_script('slickjs', 'http://cdn.jsdelivr.net/jquery.slick/1.6.0/slick.min.js');


add_action(wp_enqueue_scripts, 'victoria_theme_script_enqueue');


jQuery(document).ready(function($) {

                  dots: true,
                  infinite: true,
                  speed: 500,
                  fade: true,
                  cssEase: 'linear',
                  slidesToShow: 3,
                  slidesToScroll: 3



I have tried using the files and links to get it working still no sign at all. Nothing is happening at all. I just don't know what else to do. It's for every slider I tried to add to my theme.

  • Have you tried adding the script directly in your header.php for debug purpose? And if there is an error log or link to your website, please share it with us.
    – Johansson
    Feb 6, 2017 at 9:06
  • What are the console log errors (if any)?
    – Jami Gibbs
    Feb 6, 2017 at 13:32
  • There are no errors at all. I have already tried adding scripts to the header, still nothing works. Feb 6, 2017 at 19:35

3 Answers 3


Two things to try:

  • Move the enqueue for slick.js above the enqueue for your custom script.
  • Declare Slick as a dependency for your custom script. Change the third parameter to include slickjs:

    wp_enqueue_script('customjs', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/victoria_theme.js', array( 'slickjs' ), '4.7.2', true);
  • It doesn't work Feb 6, 2017 at 7:48
  • Hmm. Try adding JQuery as a dependency as well?
    – Mario Vega
    Feb 6, 2017 at 10:19
  • That doesn't work either. Feb 6, 2017 at 19:33

Would add this as a comment but not high enough reputation. Try removing the $ from the function($), I have had this cause unexpected issues in wordpress before


I figured it out! The problem was my theme JavaScript file not loading. I changed it from true to false and now I got it working!

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