JQuery: Code Snippets for WordPress

Manuel Campos

JQuery is a JavaScript library that’s very popular with WordPress developers for creating unique, dynamic, and engaging websites.

JQuery is also a solid choice for customizing themes and developing features for plugins. 

These are some helpful code snippets if you use WordPress

JQuery: Code Snippets for WordPress

If JQuery isn’t loading and you really need it, you can add this code snippet to your functions.php file


If you need to remove JQuery Migrate, use this code snippet

function remove_jquery_migrate( $scripts ) {
	if ( ! is_admin() && isset( $scripts->registered['jquery'] ) ) {
		$script = $scripts->registered['jquery'];
		if ( $script->deps ) { 
			$script->deps = array_diff( $script->deps, array( 'jquery-migrate' ) );
add_action( 'wp_default_scripts', 'remove_jquery_migrate' );

If you need to remove JQuery, you can use this code snippet

/** * Completely Remove jQuery From WordPress */
function my_init() {
    if (!is_admin()) {
        wp_register_script('jquery', false);
add_action('init', 'my_init');

This is the script that you should add to your site header so it can load JQuery from Google CDN

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.6.0/jquery.min.js"></script>

More Code Snippets

These are other code snippets that you might find useful

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Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am José Manuel. I am writing about things I know and things that I am learning about WordPress. I hope you find the content of this blog useful.






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