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I've been having this problem where i couldn't add Datatables.net javascript into my Joomla article. I have been trying to include it through Jumi.

To say that my editor strips of the tag is somewhat not right as I have been able to execute Google Chart API in Joomla which also uses javascript.

Any clue why?

The code is as below :

<link href="//datatables.net/download/build/nightly/jquery.dataTables.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
        <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script>
        <script src="//datatables.net/download/build/nightly/jquery.dataTables.js"></script>
        <script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready( function () {
    var table = $('#example').DataTable();
} );
</script>
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Unless you have disabled mootools (the default javascript library in Joomla 1.5), then the jquery may well be causing a conflict.

Instead of using $ try using jQuery, ie

jQuery(document).ready

The datatables javascript may also have the same problem.

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The HTML tag <link> is not allowed in the <body>. Edit the index.php of the template to include the <link> and remove it from the code to be included in the article.

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