Excluding Inline JS from combine
If this behavior is creating any issue on your site, you can exclude inline JS from the combine option:
If you're experiencing an issue with too many JS files being created, please read this guide:
The instructions below will cover cases where the optimization of Inline JS is causing an error message in your browser console.
How to find inline JS to exclude
We understand it can be difficult to locate which inline JS to exclude, so we'll walk through one way to do it.
In this example, we refer specifically to using the Chrome browser.
Open Developer Tools. You do that either by right-clicking and choosing Inspect Element, or at the top of the window go to: View→Developer→Developer Tools
Find the red error message indicator on the right-hand side:
Click it to open the Console, then click the file referenced in the error notice:
This takes you directly to the code in the file that is related to the error. Look for the red underline and copy part of that code:
Open a new browser tab and load the un-cached version of the page. You do that by adding ?nocache to the URL—this will load an un-cached, un-minified version of the page. It is necessary in order to find the original URLs of the files.
An un-cached URL would look something like:
Open Developer Tools in the new browser, then click on the Console:
Paste the following code in the Console:(snippet found here)
Press enter to populate the console with all scripts, including inline scripts in red:
If the error is related to a 3rd party JS file, follow the directions here to exclude it from combining.