[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #28545: jQuery in <head>

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#28545: jQuery in <head>
 Reporter:  Looimaster               |      Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)             |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                   |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  General                  |    Version:  3.9.1
 Severity:  normal                   |   Keywords:
  Focuses:  javascript, performance  |
 I'm trying to move jQuery to the bottom of the website but I can't figure
 out how can I do that. While I was looking for a solution I've found the
 information presented below and that's why I'm opening this ticket for

 With scripts, progressive rendering is blocked for all content below the
 Moving scripts as low in the page as possible means there's more content
 above the script
 that is rendered sooner.
 The second problem caused by scripts is blocking parallel downloads.

 Source: http://wpengineer.com/2482/enqueue-bundled-jquery-in-footer/

 Should jQuery be at the bottom of document? All the scripts I'm using are
 in the footer.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/28545>
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