Providing you have had some experience with Magento stores you may know that Magento relies heavily on prototype.js and it can be a tricky task to use jQuery along with it.
Portotype.js has a variable $ registered for itself, so when one calls jQuery with $, jQuery tries to register this very variable for oneself causing a conflict with prototype.js.
So what can be done about it?
Instead of calling jQuery with $, to avoid any possible conflicts with prototype.js, one can use the following method:
var $j = jQuery.noConflict();
Compatibility mode implies the use of $j (a reference to jQuery.noConflict();) instead of $ to call the jQuery.
It is strongly advised to call first for Prototype and then jQuery.
If you are not sure or feel that you are lacking coding experience we advice referring to a developer team that will assist you with the task.
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