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I have a wordpress website that has a shopping cart.  On the checkout page, the checkout is not working correctly.  I have discovered that there is a plugin conflict.  The Wordpress plugin Advanced Custom Fields interferes with the AJAX on the checkout page.  Is there any way to exclude a specific Plugin from a specific page in Wordpress?
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by:Brad Groux
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I believe with the ACF Categories plugin that you can create categories and exclude them - http://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-custom-fields-categories/
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Technically you're not excluding the plugin but you don't want the plugin's version of javascript to load on the checkout page only.

The way to do this is to add some code to functions.php that checks for the page ID of the checkout page and then unenqueues (unwieldy word there) the appropriate javascript calls.  The javascript should re-enqueue on the next page load.

That being said, I wouldn't try that...it's a band-aid on the real problem which is ACF or the shopping cart is loading something up the wrong way.  My guess is the cart is hard-coding a call to a specific JQuery library instead of using wp_enqueue_script() which should prevent these kinds of conflicts.
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by:rgranlund
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I still can't find where it is going wrong, how do I unenque a plugin?
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Jason C. Levine earned 2000 total points
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how do I unenque a plugin?

You don't.  You un-enqueue individual scripts that the plugin loads.

http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_dequeue_script
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