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WordPress From Bootstrap to WordPress Setup a Bootstrap Theme Add Bootstrap JS via the functions.php File

Scripts Not Showing

I'm having trouble getting the scripts to show up in the source code. I even downloaded the project files and replaced all of my files with the ones given. It's still not working for me. What am I doing wrong?!

function theme_styles() {

    wp_enqueue_style( 'bootstrap_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/bootstrap.min.css' );
    wp_enqueue_style( 'main_css', get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.css' );

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_styles' );

function theme_js() {

    global $wp_scripts;

    wp_register_script( 'html5_shiv', 'https://oss.maxcdn.com/libs/html5shiv/3.7.0/html5shiv.js', '', '', false );
    wp_register_script( 'respond_js', 'https://oss.maxcdn.com/libs/respond.js/1.4.2/respond.min.js', '', '', false );

    $wp_scripts->add_data( 'html5_shiv', 'conditional', 'lt IE 9' );
    $wp_scripts->add_data( 'respond_js', 'conditional', 'lt IE 9' );

    wp_enqueue_script( 'bootstrap_js', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/bootstrap.min.js', array('jquery'), '', true );


        <p>&copy; Company 2014</p>
    </div> <!-- /container -->

    <?php wp_footer(); ?>


3 Answers

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,242 Points

Hi, Jesse.

You need to add the following line to be able to add the scripts to your page:

add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_js');

My code isn't working. I tried the same code. How can i debug or know the problem cause?

I figured it out already. The functions.php file is incomplete in the project files section. It was missing:

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_js' );

Thanks Ryan! I figured that out right before you posted! I believe my original functions.php wasn't working because of a typo or something along those lines.

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,242 Points

No problem! I saw you post it as soon as I posted it! :)