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WordPress $ is not defined even if jQuery is loaded

Many times while using WordPress, if we try to use “$” to access jQuery, we get an error the “$ is not defined”. This happens because the jQuery library which is included in WordPress loads in “no conflict” mode. In the no conflict mode jQuery returns the control of “$”, and it is no longer accessible as function, variable or alias for jQuery. WordPress does this in order to prevent compatibility problems with other JavaScript libraries that can be loaded.

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