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Tevin Cooks
Tevin Cooks
730 Points

I am not sure how to link my js files to functions.php from the template I bought.

the error code i receive is "Unable to load the webpage because the server sent no data. Error code: ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE"

This is the html template with JS in the Header and Footer


<!-- favicon and apple touch icon, remove if you put this page in the root directory --> <link rel='shortcut icon' type='image/x-icon' href='favicon.ico' /> <link rel="icon" type="image/png" href="apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png">

    <!-- Google Fonts -->
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans:400,700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>

    <!-- Stylesheets -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/font-awesome.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/magnific-popup.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/owl.carousel.css">

    <!-- Fullscreen Image Background Stylesheet -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/supersized.css">

    <!-- Main Style -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">

    <!-- Google Maps -->
    <script src="http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false"></script>

    <!-- Modernizr -->
    <script src="js/vendor/modernizr-2.6.2.min.js"></script>

    <!--[if lt IE 9]>
        <script src="js/respond.js"></script>
        <script src="js/excanvas.compiled.js"></script>


    <!-- End Footer -->

    <!-- Retinajs -->
    <script src="js/retina-1.1.0.min.js"></script>

    <!-- jQuery -->
    <script src="js/vendor/jquery-1.10.2.min.js"></script>

    <!-- jQuery Plugins -->
    <script src="js/jquery.easing.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.scrollTo.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/waypoints.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.easypiechart.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.magnific-popup.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.mixitup.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/owl.carousel.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.fittext.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.simple-text-rotator.js"></script>
    <script src="js/jquery.fitvids.js"></script>
    <script src="js/detectmobilebrowser.js"></script>

    <!-- Fullscreen Image Background Script-->
    <script src="js/supersized.3.2.7.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/background-image.js"></script>

    <!-- Main Script -->
    <script src="js/script.js"></script>



Tevin Cooks
Tevin Cooks
730 Points

This is my current functions.php file and i comment out what I was trying to load was jQuery but was stumped on how to make it work. PLEASE HELP!


function wpf_theme_styles(){
    // Stylesheets
    wp_enqueue_style('font_awesome_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/font-awesome.css');
    wp_enqueue_style('normalize_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/normalize.css');
    wp_enqueue_style('owl_carousel_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/owl_carousel.css');
    wp_enqueue_style('magnific_popup.css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/magnific-popup.css');
    //Fulscreen background.css
    wp_enqueue_style('supersized_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/supersized.css');
    wp_enqueue_style('ytplayer_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/ytplayer.css');
    wp_enqueue_style('main_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.css');
    //Google Fonts
    wp_enqueue_style('g_font', 'http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:700');
    wp_enqueue_style('g_font2', 'http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:700');
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'wpf_theme_styles' );

function wpf_theme_js() {

        //google maps
    wp_enqueue_scripts('g_map_js', "http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false", '
        ', '', false);
    // modernizer js
    wp_enqueue_scripts('modernizer_js', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/modernizer.js', '
        ', '', false);
    // retina js
    wp_enqueue_scripts('retina_js', get_template_directory_uri() . 'js/retina-1.10.2.min.js','
        ', '', true);
    // load jQuery
/*  wp_enqueue_scripts('retina_js', get_template_directory_uri() . 'js/retina-1.10.2.min.js','
        ', '', true); 
    // fullscreen image background script
    wp_enqueue_scripts('supersized_min_js', get_template_directory_uri() . 'js/supersized.3.2.7.min.js','
        ', '', true);
    wp_enqueue_scripts('bg_img_js', get_template_directory_uri() . 'js/background-image.js', '
        ', array( 'jquery' ), true);
    // main java script
    wp_enqueue_scripts('main_js', get_template_directory_uri() . 'js/script.js','
        ', '', true);

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'wpf_theme_js' );

1 Answer

Zac Gordon
Zac Gordon
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Try taking a look at this video and see if it helps: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/wordpress-theme-development/working-with-css-and-js-in-wordpress-themes/how-to-link-to-js-from-functionsphp-file

There are a number of things to check for:

  • That you have the files in the right place
  • That you have wp_footer and wp_head in the header and footer templates
  • That the links are showing up in the source code
  • If you're using a child theme or not