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How to load jquery twice?

I am kind of new to the web development space. One of the things that gets me a little confused is when using someone else's plugin/code to enhance my site.

For example, trying to add a calendar or gallery to my site that is using foundations. The foundations loaded theirs at the bottom. Some of the plugins i downloaded recommended loading theirs at the top by the header.
Some sites recommends it to always be at the bottom.

Question : How do i best load jquery when there is a need to include multiple versions, and one calls for it to be at the top, and one calls for it to be at the bottom? I am considering moving the bottom one to the top, and just use the one. But i am not sure if the different version will break my page somehow.
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GaryCommented:
need to include multiple versions
You only load the jquery library once, and it's preferable to have it before your closing BODY tag along with any plugins, unless there is a specific reason for it to run during the page load.
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NeverEndingFlashStoriesAuthor Commented:
Thanks, when it seems like there is a need for multiple versions, do i just load the newest one and see what happens then? What if one or more of the plugins break? I have seen a .noconflict solution suggested, but I can't seem to implement it correctly.
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GaryCommented:
You can use the noconflict to assign one library to a different identifier but in general it's a bad idea - just use the latest version - 1.x.x for IE8 support or 2.x.x if you only support modern browsers
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