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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-16583 Clean up JavaScript usage in HEAD
  3. MDL-16693

Change require_js so JavaScript is included in the page footer by default, but with an option to output it sooner

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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0
    • Component/s: Libraries
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      The advice about improving the performance of web pages is to put the JavaScript in the footer of the page. This lets the actual content can load more quickly, so the user can get on with things. JavaScript that just sets up event handlers, and the libraries required to do this, can safely be loaded later.

      Therefore, add an optional $loadimmediately argument to require_js that defaults to false. When it is false, the include link is only printed in the page footer. When it is true, the link is output according to the current logic.

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            • Assignee:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Reporter:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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                Fix Release Date:
                24/Nov/10