Adding Scripts and Styles to WordPress the Right Way With Enqueueing

By admin / 12:15 pm, 1 Mar 2017 / Wordpress / 0 Comment

In this article I’ll show you how to add scripts and styles to your themes and plugins, whether you are creating something on the front-end or in the backend.

Enqueueing is a way to let WordPress know about your scripts and their dependencies. Based on this, WordPress works out the placement of the script for you. Since this is all done by code you won’t have to worry about rearranging scripts when you need to add a new one. Let’s go through the scripts in the previous section, adding them by enqueueing:

This code should be placed in the functions.php file of our theme, child theme, or in a plugin file. Note that both scripts and styles are enqueued by attaching a function to the wp_enqueue_scripts hook.

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