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Hello everybody!

I am not an expert in designing a website, so I hope you can help me.

For my site I am using the following link in my code injection:

<html lang="de">

<script type="text/javascript" src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

Because of the problems with the GDPR I really would like to download and host this data local in squarespace.

Is this possible?

Thank you very much in advance!


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On 12/8/2022 at 6:54 AM, PabloHamburg said:

Because of the problems with the GDPR I really would like to download and host this [jQuery file] in squarespace. Is this possible?

Yes. You can download the jQuery file manually and then upload the file to your Squarespace site. After doing this you can amend your script source above to point to the new source of the file.

Instead of //ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/filename it will be /s/filename.

That said, a couple of points to note:

  • jQuery 1 is very old and has known security vulnerabilities. Do ensure you use the latest version of jQuery that doesn't have vulnerabilities. 
  • When you upload the file to Squarespace, the filename may change. You can check the new filename after uploading it by hovering over the link you have created.

Let me know if this is clear, or if you need further information.

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