wp_register_script( string $handle, string $src, array $deps = array(), string|bool|null $ver = false, bool $in_footer = false )

Register a new script.


Description

Registers a script to be enqueued later using the wp_enqueue_script() function.

See also


Parameters

$handle

(Required) Name of the script. Should be unique.

$src

(Required) Full URL of the script, or path of the script relative to the ClassicPress root directory.

$deps

(Optional) An array of registered script handles this script depends on.

Default value: array()

$ver

(Optional) String specifying script version number, if it has one, which is added to the URL as a query string for cache busting purposes. If version is set to false, a version number is automatically added equal to current installed ClassicPress version. If set to null, no version is added.

Default value: false

$in_footer

(Optional) Whether to enqueue the script before </body> instead of in the <head>. Default 'false'.

Default value: false


Return

(bool) Whether the script has been registered. True on success, false on failure.


Source

File: wp-includes/functions.wp-scripts.php

function wp_register_script( $handle, $src, $deps = array(), $ver = false, $in_footer = false ) {
	$wp_scripts = wp_scripts();
	_wp_scripts_maybe_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__ );

	$registered = $wp_scripts->add( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver );
	if ( $in_footer ) {
		$wp_scripts->add_data( $handle, 'group', 1 );
	}

	return $registered;
}


Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-4.3.0 A return value was added.
WP-2.1.0 Introduced.