Is jQuery included in WordPress by default?

Posted by Prem Tiwari | Updated on

Yes, jQuery is part of WordPress core. But–it can become outdated, because jQuery updates can happen in between WP releases. The recent release of WordPress does use a very recent version of jQuery.

By default,

grabs jQuery from the core at /wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js. The “correct” way to add jQuery to your WP site is:


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