Check Module Dependencies
Before diving into the code, it's essential to ensure that the necessary jQuery UI modules are being properly loaded.
In the provided code example, the usage of
jquery/ui suggests that the jQuery UI widget factory should be available.
However, it's worth verifying that all required jQuery UI modules are being included and loaded correctly.
Verify jQuery UI Versions
In some cases, compatibility issues between jQuery and jQuery UI versions can lead to the "$.widget is not a function" error.
Ensure that the versions of jQuery and jQuery UI being utilized are compatible with each other.
Upgrading or downgrading either library to a compatible version can often resolve this issue.
Check for jQuery UI Namespace Conflicts
Solution: Properly Load jQuery UI Modules
In the provided code example, ensure that
jquery-ui-modules/widget are correctly defined and loaded as dependencies.
Double-check that the correct paths and module names are being used for jQuery UI modules to prevent any loading issues.