Header and Footer Script Loader - Free Version Tutorial

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This article covers only features present in the free version of Header and Footer Script Loader. It shows you how to add scripts and run them on your site.

Table of Contents

  1. Installation guide
  2. List of Features (Free vs Pro)
  3. Using the Plugin - Overview
  4. Adding and Managing Rules

Installation guide

Here are the steps needed to install the plugin:

  1. Download - To manually install the plugin, you must first download it from WordPress.org to your computer.
  2. Navigate to the Plugins tab in the WordPress Admin Panel to install the plugin.
  3. Activate the plugin. 

TIP: Register for Benefits

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If you don’t want to register right away, you can select the Skip button.

Why Upgrade to Pro - Differences Between Free and Pro

Free Edition Pro Edition
Add unlimited number of JS scripts and CSS styles
Add unlimited number of JS scripts and CSS styles
Manage which scripts load on header or footer
Manage which scripts load on header or footer
Enable each script on all post or all pages
Enable each script on all or individual posts, pages and custom posts
Only works on post and pages
Supports custom post types
Target URL or group of URLs
 Applies to all devices Target by device (desktop or mobile)
- Plugin can be used forever; one year support and updates

Using the Free Plugin - Overview

TIP: Everything In One Place

The plugin interface is straightforward. All rules are under WP Admin → Settings → General Settings tab.

What Is Allowed

The plugin allows:

  • JavaScript
  • CSS

Adding and Managing Rules

In the settings page, you are able to create and edit the rules.

  1. Script Box - Add the script here
  2. Script type - JS or CSS
  3. Script location - Header or Footer
  4. Autoload Option -
    1. All posts and pages
    2. Specific post types
    3. Don't load
  5. Include this script on selected post types - Only appears if you chose Specific post types above
  6. Delete - There is a confirmation warning before deletion

Additional Rules

To add rules, click the Add new button.

TIP: Remember to Save!

If you leave the page without saving, all changes will be lost.

How Priority Works

Scripts are run from top bottom. If you have multiple scripts affecting the same elements, the first script on the list will be activated first and so on.

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