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How to Link External jQuery/Javascript files with WordPress

So I'm using Starkers to base my next WP theme on and I've run into a small issue, I was including my own version of jQuery in the header.php file but when inspecting my site using Firebug I noticed ...
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WordPress Code Flow

I was interested in checking out how the WordPress code flow works... When I googled it, ( probably with the wrong keywrods), all I ended up was this; http://codex.wordpress.org/User:DavidHouse/...
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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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Why is wp_head() creating a top margin at the top of my theme header?

I am creating a custom theme, and elements behave as they should but when I place the <?php wp_head() ?> tag I get a top margin, at the top of my theme header. When I remove the <?php ...
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How can i get the name parameter defined in get_header?

For example, on my blog pages i use get_header('blog');, but i don't want to create a new header template called header-blog.php, because i just want to make a small adjustments. Is it possible to ...
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What does l10n.js do in WordPress 3.1? And how do I remove it?

I just installed WP 3.1 Beta 2 on my test server. I noticed that it ships with a new l10n.js file that gets automatically inserted into the header. I did a bit of digging and it has something to do ...
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How to add stylesheets only to pages with specific shortcode?

I'm running a function on pages where the shortcode [make-me-a-map] is used. It enqueues javascript to the page and makes a map. That part works fine (woot!) but I'm having trouble with adding the ...
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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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Add <meta> tags to the <head> section via functions.php

I've got a custom theme I've developed and it's basically a 4 page brochure site for a client and I've managed to do away with a few plugins by building in custom-post-types, gzipping via .htaccess ...
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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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Caching and Versioning for rtl.css

I am using filemtime() to add a version number for different .css and .js files in a custom WordPress theme. I used the accepted answer described here as a guideline; however, I use the ...
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Two title tags in my header

I'm building a child theme and it currently has a very simple <head> section in header.php: <head> <meta charset="<?php bloginfo( 'charset' ); ?>"> <meta name="viewport"...
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How do I force wp_enqueue_scripts to load at the END of <head>?

I am loading scripts via wp_enqueue_scripts in my child theme. The only problem is that my style.css script get loaded BEFORE plugin scripts, yet I need to override the CSS in the plugins with my ...
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wp_head() gives me some weird CSS

I was trying to enqueue my stylesheets but it didn't work. Turns out I had forgotten to include wp_head() inside my <head> tag. So I did and then my stylesheets where loading fine. The problem ...
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Remove meta robots tag from wp_head

I am in need to remove just this line <meta name=robots content="noindex,follow"/> from wp_head but can't find the right hook to use it with remove_action(). <meta name=robots content="...
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How can I modify what is being output in wp_head, whether by a theme or Wordpress in general?

I've been working on performance of my site using YSLOW, and noticed that Wordpress it outputting things in my document head that I know I don't need. For example, I'm already calling jQuery 1.9 from ...
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Removing specific style from wp_head

I'm not a WordPress developer, I'm trying to help a friend who has a WordPress website. Here is the problem: In the template, wp_head() function adds bunch of styles and scripts. I want to remove ...
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Multi-page posts do not get indexed by Google due to canonical URLs

I've just noticed that on my paginated posts, only the main page gets indexed in Google. The paginated posts "post-title/2" and "post-title/3" for example, do not get indexed. On closer inspection, ...
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Is there a way to read or list wp_head() contents?

I am working on a CSS and JS compiler and need to find a way to list the contents of wp_head() I am trying to get a list of all CSS/JS files and inline CSS on any give page. Hooking on the wp_head ...
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How can I reduce the amount of files loaded/included per plugin?

I have a Wordpress site that uses several plugins, namely 8. Most of these plugins include a lot of their own JS and CSS files, some even include so much as 3 separate CSS files. One can imagine that ...
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when should an action be added to init and when should it be added to wp_head

How do you know when to add your action to init or wp_head. In particular with regards to scripts and styles, but also any other action.
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Modify page title format (when using title-tag)

Currently my page titles are handled by WordPress, in a call to wp_head (I have add_theme_support( 'title-tag' ) in functions.php). I'd like to change the page title format for category archives - ...
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Display custom_background outside wp_head()

My theme is a very small one page theme which really doesn't need all the scripts, so I've created a few options to remove wp_head() and wp_footer() so the user can choose if they want to enable or ...
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How to remove pingback from head?

I know this question has been asked and answered 1000 times. However, I've never truly found a solution that removes pingback link tag from "wp_head". While there are several ways to block xml-rcp/...
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wp_head() outputs in body

I've got a simple header file which calls the wp_head method, however when i inspect the source the css links are made in the body and the <head> is empty. My header.php: <!DOCTYPE html>...
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Remove rel='dns-prefetch' href='//maps.google.com' from wp-head

How to remove this from WP head: <link rel='dns-prefetch' href='//maps.google.com'> I had this also: <link rel='dns-prefetch' href='//s.w.org'> But, I removed it with this code inside ...
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Change title in head on Archive page

I'm having problems with figuring out how I can change the title on my archives pages. I now have a title like this: <title>Jobs Archive - The Company</title> But I would like to have a ...
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Track down where script is being enqueued from

I have a WordPress site with an SSL certificate. It all works fine, except that this little insecure shield icon shows up because the header has an enqueued non-https script. The issue is that I ...
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Change Page's <title> Tag Using functions.php File

In my child theme's functions.php file, I'm trying to change a page's title tag: function custom_title() { return "Page Title"; } add_filter( 'wp_head', 'custom_title', 9999 ); The code above is ...
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Wp_head and wp_footer vs wp_enqueue_script javascript files?

I'm converting a bootstrap html website into Wordpress. Now, all recommend using wp_enqueue_script() for registering javascript files. i.e. function themeslug_enqueue_script() { ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget for generating dynamic CSS styles

I have been working on a 'Custom Pop Links' widget for use in a theme which is ready for distribution. User can change the color of a link using a color picker inside widget. Untill now, I used inline ...
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Change meta tags programatically

Is there a way to change the meta tags not in the head but in a template file through code? I would like to change the meta tags <meta property="og:title" content="title" /> <meta ...
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How to use wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() only when needed?

My plugin uses wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() to load resources, but I have kept in mind not to degrade the performance for the user and only load these when the current set of posts ...
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How to control initial wp_head() output?

I followed the common advise to use wp_head() in header.php and wp_enqueue_scripts() instead of hard linking css and js files in header.php. However, I realized that wp_head() outputs lots of stuff I'...
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How can i remove JUST the title tag from wp_head() function?

i'm using wordpress 4.6 i'd like to remove just the title tag automatically outputted by wordpress because need to hardcode the html title tag in the template. i guess is something like this: ...
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Add code into <head> on a per page/post basis

Is there plugin (or an easyish way) to add code to the <head> section on a per page/post basis? I have a multilingual website and I need to implement the rel="alternate" hreflang markup, so ...
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Hook into wp_head(); in a plugin

I am following a tutorial that requires I put this code above wp_head(); <?php $example_position = get_theme_mod( 'logo_placement' ); if( $example_position != '' ) { switch ( $...
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How to load different css file for different pages

I have several different pages. Every one of them has different css links. Rather than the css links all items are same in the head element of those pages. I need to shift those head element to header....
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Indenting (tabbing) WP_head

Right now all the stuff that gets included in wp_head are left justified all the way in the code view. Whereas all my other code that is around the wp_head is indented (tabbed) two times. Is it ...
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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' type='text/...
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Disable wordpress from including jQuery in the head section

I need to make Wordpress not include jQuery in the <head> section of every page. The reason I need this - is because I am already including jQuery at the very bottom of the document. I tried ...
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wp_head() not inserting the default stylesheet style.css

I have a custom theme with just a name in its style.css. I've activated it in admin which shows it just fine. In the index.php just <?php wp_head(); ?> and it doesn't output the line that is ...
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Deregister CSS style link 'open-sans-css'

When user is logged in WP add in its footer this CSS: <link rel='stylesheet' id='open-sans-css' href='//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans....' type='text/css' media='all' /> That ...
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How to add iOS & fav icons to the theme?

I want to add iOs, Android and favourite icons to the website. Generally I udnerstand how they shold be implomented: link files in the head section and you good to go, however there are many lines (...
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Filter out some plugin action in wp head / wp_footer

I am using a plugin called "syntaxhighlighter". I know not to ask for plugin specific questions but rather how to filter out action added to the wp_head / wp_footer conditionally... This is a ...
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Putting content into header.php without using wp_head

I am building a plugin. I have to output certain stuff in the header.php file of the theme depending on if/else I will write. However I am not at that point yet. I just learned in order to push the ...
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Searching hook to set cookies before <head> and avoid “headers already sent”

I have written a plugin that sets cookies, and need to avoid the "Headers already sent" PHP error by placing the code at the very top before the head section. Themes usually place wp_head just before ...
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How can I make new .css file in child theme override styles in child theme's style.css

I want to make a separate responsive.css file in my child theme but having trouble making the media queries override the styles in the child theme's default style.css. I've tried putting <link rel=...
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add_action and wp_head not display content in head section

I have a big problem. In a Wordpress page I've a function that generate og meta tags. I want to "append" that generated meta in the head section. So, I write this code: add_action('wp_head', '...
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How can I get wp_head() as a string instead of echoing it?

I'm using PHP handlebars templates and would like to keep all of the HTML in the template file so I don't have a header.php but rather the handlebars looks like <html> <head> {{#...

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