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Disable jQuery Migrate

Description

A simple plugin to disable loading of jquery-migrate on the frontend due to a XSS vulerability of jQuery Migrate 1.2.1.
More details here: https://github.com/jquery/jquery-migrate/issues/36

It’s also one thing less to load where it counts.

Props to people in this thread: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/removing-the-default-jquery-and-migrate-from-the-header-in-last-version-of-wp?replies=6.

Installation

  1. Upload contents of the plugin zip file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Profit

FAQ

Why is the jQuery-migrate needed?

There are still some dependencies in WP-Admin that require it to be present. Most up-to-date frontend code and plugins don’t require it however so theres no reason to load it there.

Can this break my site?

Yes, possibly. Some plugins on your frontend might count on jquery-migrate beign available

Reviews

iýul 26, 2017
No idea why wordpress doesn’t allows to turn this annoying thing off – but this plugin helps instantly. Thank you!!!
aprel 5, 2017
It removes the jquery migrate javacript file. After installing you have to test your site (open your browser with firebug / debug – F12) to make sure you are not using old versions of jquery.
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Contributors & Developers

“Disable jQuery Migrate” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial version