How to include jQuery in ASP.Net project?

You can download the latest version of jQuery and then include it in your page with a standard HTML script tag or can use CDNs available from Google, Microsoft and give the CDN URL in ASPX page.

Download jQuery

You can download latest version from.... Download jQuery and include the script file directly in your master page .

<script type="text/javascript" src="/scripts/jquery.min.js"></script>

Using Content Delivery Network

Alternatively you can use a content delivery network (CDN) to deliver your jQuery. Both Google and Microsoft host jQuery. Using a content delivery network (CDN) can help improve performance of your jQuery (and website as a whole).

Google CDN

<head> <script src=""></script> </head>

Microsoft CDN

<head> <script src=""></script> </head>

NuGet Package Manager (Visual Studio)

  1. If you're using Visual Studio, you can use the NuGet Package Manager to add jQuery to your project.
  2. Open the NuGet Package Manager Console (Tools > NuGet Package Manager > Package Manager Console).
  3. Run the following command to install jQuery:
Install-Package jQuery

This will automatically download and include jQuery in your project.


Regardless of which method you choose, once jQuery is included, you can start using it in your ASP.NET project to add interactivity and enhance the client-side functionality of your web applications. Make sure to include jQuery before any other scripts that depend on it to ensure proper functionality.