Integrating jQuery functionality


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Integrating jQuery functionality

While there are more than a few advanced web widgets and effects that use the Spry JavaScript framework, there are thousands that use jQuery, the most popular JavaScript framework. Many WordPress widgets and plug-ins rely on jQuery, and as you'll see in the chapter using WordPress plug-ins, they are drag and drop simple to use. However, if you just want to include a little custom jQuery code, you'll need to take a few extra steps. To illustrate the process, let's draw a little attention to our Newsletter Sign Up form by making it fade in when the page first loads.

In a standard Dreamweaver page, the first step for adding jQuery functionality is to include the library, either from a self-hosted file or a content delivery network, also known as a CDM, but WordPress already includes jQuery. It's actually used in the dashboard as well as a good number of other framework scripts. All you need to do is to invoke the desired framework, or as they say in WordPress speak, enqueue. Here'...

Integrating jQuery functionality
Video duration: 6m 52s 5h 44m Intermediate Updated Oct 23, 2012

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Integrating jQuery functionality provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Concepts

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