SP.js not load on Sharepoint Pages

There is an issue I found when working on Sharepoint 2013. I got “SP.js” error right after published the page and cause some feature disable, such as ribbon and other scripts can not be executed. It seems that SP.js does not load properly for publishing page and anonymous users. Some articles said that sharepoint loads certain javascript files when it needs, after published the page, ribbon will close and several javasripts were unload automatically.

Actually Sharepoint provides some methods to call scripts for many conditions. So we could choose wisely among them to solved our problem. Take a look :

1) Script on Demand.

function sharePointReady(){
    // call this code after load SP.js
SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', sharePointReady);

2) Delay until SP.js loaded.

function stuffToRun(){
   // code
ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(stuffToRun, "sp.js")

The different between 1 and 2:

SP.SOD.executeFunc(key, functionName, fn) method ensures that the specified file (key) that contains the specified function (functionName) is loaded and then runs the specified callback function (fn). Use case for “SP.SOD.executeFunc” can be that at some point you wish a JavaScript library like JQuery be loaded before you call a function defined inside it via callback function.

SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(func, depScriptFileName) method executes the specified function (func) if the file (depScriptFileName) containing it is loaded; otherwise, adds it to the pending job queue.

3) Load after other stuff finished.

function runAfterEverythingElse(){
    // code

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