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WordPress $ is not defined even if jQuery is loaded

Many times while using WordPress, if we try to use "$” to access jQuery, we get an error the "$ is not defined”. This happens because the jQuery library which is included in WordPress loads in "no conflict” mode. In the no conflict mode jQuery returns the control of "$”, and it is no longer accessible as a function, variable, or alias for jQuery. WordPress does this in order to prevent compatibility problems with other JavaScript libraries that can be loaded. To solve this we can use "jQuery” instead of "$”. So, instead of using the standard code with "$” we can use the following code, which uses "jQuery” instead of "$” If you want to use the default "$”…

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