Adding a JQuery Script Resource

Some features in ASP.NET, in particular the validation and login / register user controls require jQuery to operate effectively, to do this, a Script resource defining the location of the jQuery libraries needs to be added to the project

Adding jQuery to the project

Using the NuGet package manager

This can be done by opening the Nuget Package manager - click Tools -> Nuget Package Manager -> Manage Nuget Packages for Solution...

In the dialogue box that appears search for (if required) then select jQuery, and in the right hand pane select the project name check box and click install

Add jQuery manually

Alternatively the jQuery library can be manually added using the instructions below: