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wp_register_script ( $handle, $src, $deps = array(), $ver = false, $in_footer = false )
Parameters: (5)
  • (string) $handle Name of the script. Should be unique.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $src Full URL of the script, or path of the script relative to the WordPress root directory.
    Required: Yes
  • (array) $deps Optional. An array of registered script handles this script depends on. Default empty array.
    Required: No
    Default: array()
  • (string|bool|null) $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 WordPress version. If set to null, no version is added.
    Required: No
    Default: false
  • (bool) $in_footer Optional. Whether to enqueue the script before </body> instead of in the <head>. Default 'false'.
    Required: No
    Default: false
  • WP_Dependencies::add()
  • WP_Dependencies::add_data()
  • (bool) Whether the script has been registered. True on success, false on failure.
Defined at:
Change Log:
  • 4.3.0

Register a new script.

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


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;