How to use jQuery and other JavaScript Libraries in Sitefinity

How to use jQuery and other JavaScript Libraries in Sitefinity

March 25, 2009 0 Comments

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Update:  This blog post contains instructions for Sitefinity 3.x.  If you're looking for JQuery instructions for Sitefinity 4.x, please click here.

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Do you know that we have jQuery, Prototype and mooTools libraries built-in Sitefinity 3.x? In order to use these libraries, you could simply reference them like this:

<sf:JsFileLink id="jsLink" runat="server" ScriptType="jQuery"></sf:JsFileLink> 
<sf:JsFileLink id="jsLink" runat="server" ScriptType="prototype"></sf:JsFileLink> 
<sf:JsFileLink id="jsLink" runat="server" ScriptType="mooTools"></sf:JsFileLink> 

 

The JsFileLink control is really helpful when you need to use an external javascript file as well:
<sf:JsFileLink id="jsLink" runat="server" FileName=”~/…”></sf:JsFileLink>  

 

Note that the javascript file path would be resolved on server side, so you do not need to hard code the file paths.

I bet this will be helpful :)

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