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[solved] Place Javascript after opening body tag while other JS stays at bottom?


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derralf

Community Member, 28 Posts

15 September 2015 at 4:33am

Hi community,
usually JS is placed/loaded before the closing body tag. And some JS has to be in head (such as modernizr). So far so good.

But now i have a strange problem:
I have been told to place a code snippet (Google Tag Manager - JS and noscript-iframe) right after the opening body tag.
But when i do so all other JS-links that should stay at bottom suddenly move up so that they are right behind my new included snippet.

How can i prevent the "bottom-JS" to move up, when placing some other JS somewhere in the Template?

thanks in advance,
Ralf

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camfindlay

Forum Moderator, 267 Posts

15 September 2015 at 9:09am

Check out the javascript inclusion order documentation https://docs.silverstripe.org/en/developer_guides/templates/requirements/#inclusion-order

There are some things you can set to have more control over where the included files are placed.

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derralf

Community Member, 28 Posts

15 September 2015 at 8:24pm

Thanks, camfindlay!

Solution was:

Requirements::set_force_js_to_bottom(true);

...will force SilverStripe to write the Javascript to the bottom of the page body, even if there is an earlier script tag.

https://docs.silverstripe.org/en/3.1/developer_guides/templates/requirements/#javascript-placement

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brandhub

Community Member, 6 Posts

20 January 2016 at 11:05am

i am having the same problem. where should i add Requirements::set_force_js_to_bottom(true);? Which page?

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helenclarko

Community Member, 166 Posts

20 January 2016 at 12:25pm

Hey brandhub,

You should only need to throw that into your _config.php file.
This file is it "/mysite"

-helenclarko

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brandhub

Community Member, 6 Posts

20 January 2016 at 12:30pm

Thank you for your answer.
I also try to add in ../mysite/code/Pages/Page.php and seems working