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@gindel86 Amitai, It seems to me that for any functionality or feature of this website a WordPress plugin is used to solve the issue at hand. There are a few problems with this approach.

Firstly because a lot of WP-plugins means a lot of inserted javascript files, and the problem with this is mainly performance, which has to do with the extreme high number of so called http-requests, which will make a website slower to load on empty cache.

And secondly “not seeing the trees from the forest”, there is a lot going on, almost impossible to have oversight. And maybe this high level of abstraction which comes with using short-codes also adds up in making things harder to debug.

but it’s not something that I control

This is the problem …

For this flip-card effect, why not look at a demo that does just that, no need to use a plugin. Insert your javascript either within your functions.php with [enqueue script](, or maybe even inline in footer.php; take some control back: be in the driving seat yourself.

 * Proper way to enqueue scripts and styles.
function my_theme_name() {
    wp_enqueue_style( 'style-name', get_stylesheet_uri() );
    wp_enqueue_script( 'script-name', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/example.js', array(), '1.0.0', true );
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'my_theme_name' );