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Lack of Interest Javascript Includes

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Cory Booth, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Cory Booth

    Cory Booth Well-Known Member

    I was thinking,

    It would be nice to have an area to designate specific javascript you would want loaded - and then specifiy what page or even what module you want the javascript loaded with.

    Say an area in admin:
    File: somejava.js
    Page: index.php

    File: someotherjava.js
    Page: members.php


    This could cut down some of the edits to templates to accomidate add-ons and also cut down on javascripts for those pages that don't need it - as many folks just put all the javascript calls in the footer or something and it loads on every page.
  2. Shadow

    Shadow Member

    I like that idea, if a particular file isn't needed, then why should it be loaded?
  3. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    As long as addon's can add the JS via a PHP call it won't be a problem...

    So to take an example from modx CMS

    Would automatically add the JS to the header when it is called by the plugin.
  4. Cory Booth

    Cory Booth Well-Known Member

    I'm not familiar with Modx - but yeah, that is pretty much what I am saying.
    Right now with VB I am including java with plugins:
    1 so I don't have to reedit templates and
    2 so I can control when they load (i.e. this_script = blah blah)
  5. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    Modx has been my full featured CMS of choice for a while, it is very powerful and can also be really easy to use as an application framework as well for quick deployment... The latest codebase is very much MVC like xenForo.
  6. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    There is a function to lazy load javascript and css, if that's what you wanted?
  7. Cory Booth

    Cory Booth Well-Known Member

    I was looking for something that:
    1. I didn't have to edit templates
    2. It loads when needed

    Not sure what lazy load is.

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