Learn in this tutorial how to prevent the WooCommerce cart fragments script from loading on all pages with a simple code snippet.
WooCommerce uses an AJAX script to update the cart without refreshing the page.
You may be wondering, what’s the problem?
The problem is that WooCommerce loads the default cart fragments script on every page. This can slow down the site, especially on a site with a lot of visitors.
In fact, some speed tests often tell you the following URL as a factor to modify:
So let’s see how to get this script to only load on pages where it is really necessary.
Interested? Here’s how to do it:
Snippet to make WooCommerce cart fragments script only load on the necessary pages
Add the following code at the end of functions.php or in your functionality plugin:
It’s as simple as that.
In this case you allow the cart fragment script to be loaded only where it is strictly necessary:
- Product page
- Account page
- Cart page
- Checkout page
If you are interested in adding another page to the exception you can do so by adding a conditional tag.
Note: If you use a theme that displays the number of items in the cart in the header do not use this snippet. Although you can consider whether it is really necessary. On pages with a lot of traffic it might be a good idea to do without it. 😉
As you can see, with a few lines of code you can prevent the WooCommerce cart fragments script from loading on pages where it is not needed.
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