Questions tagged [wp-register-script]

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 use? ...
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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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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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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_register_script multiple identifiers?

In order to avoid poor performance with multiple <script> tags I do concatenation of scripts regularly and produce one single bundle.min.js JS file and 'jsbundle' identifier. Problem is, things ...
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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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How to properly dequeue scripts and styles in child theme?

I made a parent theme and a child theme in one of my project. I enqueued CSS and JavaScripts in my parent theme like below: function project_necessary_scripts() { //Stylesheets ...
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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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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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wp_register_script was called incorrectly

I created this theme and it worked on my site without any problem. When I moved it to another server, I get wp_register_script was called incorrectly. error. I scanned my source code and I didn't use ...
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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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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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Enqueue script only when shortcode is used, with WP Plugin Boilerplate

I'm building a plugin using the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate by DevinVinson. Everything works fine, except one thing: I'm trying to enqueue scripts and css only when a shortcode is present in the ...
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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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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 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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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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Pass $this to function nested in another public function of the same class

I'm building a plugin using the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate by DevinVinson. I'm adding a public shortcode function for wich I will need some resources (js and css), I want to enqueue scripts (that ...
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Child Theme - what is the scope of overwriting files?

I noticed that creating twentythirteen-child/archive.php overwrites twentythirteen/archive.php but creating twentythirteen-child/shortcodes/drop-cap/drop-cap.php does not overwrite twentythirteen/...
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Best way to enqueue extremely popular scripts like bootstrap and font awesome

Scripts and Styles like bootstrap and font awesome are used on hundreds/thousands of plugins. Whats the best way to check for this? If two scripts aren't registered with exact same name they'll both ...
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Use js script from one plugin in another plugin

I have two plugins that work together (one is an add-on of sorts). In the "main" plugin, I have a js function in a file located like so: wp-plugins/main-plugin-name/js/main-js.js If my secondary ...