Tag: Wordpress

  • WordPress & jQuery: Fix JavaScript error “$ is not a function”

    When using jQuery in WordPress you might be surprised by a $ is not a function JavaScript error. For example, in a default WordPress 3.3.1 installation, the following JavaScript code leads to this error: $(document).ready(function() { console.log($(“body”)); }); The reason is, that WordPress by default uses jQuery’s “no conflict mode” to avoid compatibility problems with […]

  • WordPress 2.7+: Enable Automatic Plugins and Theme Update

    After moving a WordPress instance from one server to an other the automatic update functionality for plugins and themes was no longer working. Trying to update a plugin, WordPress always asked my to enter FTP credentials. After some research I found out that one has to set some permissions and ownerships for the user and […]