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Is it possible to avoid JQuery Clashes?

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Over time I have accumulated a number of collections of JQuery code to do all manner of things.

I have discovered that some of the JQuery interferes with other JQuery and results in one of the JQuery Objects/Libraries not working.

Is there a way to avoid this?
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I suggest looking into jQuery's noConflict mode:

https://api.jquery.com/jQuery.noConflict/
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it is also used for multiple versions of jquery:

If for some reason two versions of jQuery are loaded (which is not recommended), calling $.noConflict( true ) from the second version will return the globally scoped jQuery variables to those of the first version.

taken directly from the 2nd paragraph of the page I linked to.
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jQuery,noConflict refers to conflict between jQuery and other javascript framwork, such as Prototype or MooTools.

I used jQuery.Migrate.js to solve problems deriving me from code written using different versions of jQuery, so I think you could try to download it and include it in each page where you use your scripts: maybe it can help you to avoid problems (but I'm not sure about).
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Thanks for your help, I was able to use JQuery noConflict, and found that the placement of it was important to ensure it worked.

Thanks.
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