[wp-hackers] best way to check for bootstrap
chris at lod.com
Wed Feb 26 19:01:30 UTC 2014
Reason I ask, is my plugin makes gravityforms into bootstrap, and I don’t
want to load the bootstrap css and js if its already loaded.
I know I could add an admin_notices saying bootstrap css/js required, etc.
On 2014-02-26, 1:59 PM, "Madalin Ignisca" <madalin.ignisca at gmail.com>
>Bootstrap from getbootstrap.com is a frontend framework that should be
>available normally only on theme level.
>If you're building a theme with Bootstrap, you should not worry that it
>would be loaded by something else as it should not (if you find a plugin
>that does it, well, the plugin author doesn't likes some good practices
>The theme is the presentation layer and the top layer of WordPress and
>it should handle this kinds of libraries.
>It shouldn't be included in the core as there are dozens of alternatives
>and Bootstrap isn't a standard, it's just popular; there are others better
>done with more features then Bootstrap (well, maybe just my opinion).
>On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 8:52 PM, Nikola Nikolov
><nikolov.tmw at gmail.com>wrote:
>> The best approach in my opinion is to use "bootstrap" as it's handle in
>> wp_register/enqueue_style - after all you shouldn't really need
>> version of bootstrap(or multiple instance of bootstrap) on the same
>> Of course you can probably hook late to wp_enqueue_scripts and go
>> all of the enqueued styles and see if there's anything that contains
>> bootstrap. Obviously that's an overkill and will not always work.
>> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 8:31 PM, Chris McCoy <chris at lod.com> wrote:
>> > What would be the best way to check if bootstrap is added (enqueue)
>> > don¹t load it twice.
>> > Also any plans on adding bootstrap to core shipped scripts?
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