theme-customizer is a set of classes introduced in 3.4 for customizing themes using a live ajax preview. Theme developers can use these classes for theme options.

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How do I implement the Wordpress Iris picker into my plugin on the front-end?

This question here is asking the same question as I am, but there were no adequate answers nor a selected correct answer so I am asking again hoping if I ask in a more coherent manner I might get a ...
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How To extend WP_Customize_Control

I'm looking for a way to add a new kind of control to the customize live preview panel. I have seen how to add new sections to the panel using add_action( 'customize_register'... The control I want ...
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Adding a description to theme customizer controls

How could I add a description to $wp_customize->add_control? I've found I really need to include a short description on some of the controls but it doesn't look like it's possible. I noticed you ...
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$wp_customize customizer_preview_init not firing inside javascript

I'm trying hook the customizer_preview_init action in order to trigger live preview of the changes I'm making in the customizer. However, my first test is failing. I'm just trying to get an alert to ...
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How to execute conditional script when on new customize.php (Theme Customize) screen

The new "Customize" theme screen is a welcome addition in WordPress 3.4, however, I find it conflicts with my method of loading scripts loaded in the footer: In functions.php if(!is_admin()) { /* ...
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Passing array in add_option()

I have to create a option page in my custom theme wordpress. here is is a sample of code <?php function bguru_register_settings(){ $default_options=array( ...
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get_theme_mod(); returns nothing

I am having trouble with my customize field in WordPress. The field shows up fine in the customize section of WP but it just does not echo out. <p> <?php echo ...
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Is it possible to get a theme customizer setting from wp.customize using jquery?

I am wondering if it is possible to directly interop with the wp.customize api to get a value of a theme customizer setting. The way I am doing it now is using ajax to get a response from a php ...
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get_option() vs get_theme_mod(): Why is one slower?

I've been using get_theme_mod() for some time in various projects of mine. I decided to take advantage of the Theme Customization API in WordPress v3.4 once it was available as I felt it was an ...
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Changes in widget customizer not triggering 'save and publish'

I'm making some of our widgets customiser friendly, so they work on the customise page and support widget previews. Usually when you update a widget the save button becomes usable and changes to 'save ...
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Customizer: When to use customize_preview_init VS customize_controls_enqueue_scripts

There appears to be some conflicts between the codex and the twentyfourteen theme code with respect to which action to hook to load your live preview .js (ex: customizer.js) In the twentyfourteen ...
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Theme Customizer - Dynamic CSS PHP File

I've recently switched over from using a custom class to enable a theme options panel to the built in Theme Customizer in Wordpress. All is going fairly well - I've got live preview working but I'm a ...
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Widgets not displaying in theme customizer

I am developing a new theme and I am using several sidebars in this theme. All works fine, but the widgets are not showing up in the theme customizer section. All widgets are working fine under ...
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Theme Customizer – Conditional Controls

I would like to dynamically add / remove Controls to/from the theme customizer without completely reloading the customizer page. For example when I choose option1 from a drop down I want control A to ...
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How to check if I am inside the WP Theme Customizer preview?

I have some elements showing on the home page that I do not want to display in the Theme Customizer preview window. Is there a simple check in PHP that I can use for that ? For example: <img ...
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Theme Customizer Custom Background / Header Image

I'm working on a theme with some options to change the design. For the options I am using the Theme customizer. With the theme customizer there are many option types like color, upload, image upload, ...
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Redirect after closing Theme Customizer when user does not have permission for theme page

I'm looking for a way to alter the href target for the "close" button from the theme customizer. Another question/answer came very close, but in my case the solution used which involved ...
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Get background color for Live Preview with Theme Customization API?

This could very well be a stupid question, but I'm working on a WordPress theme (check the link to see what I'm talking about, then read on)... You'll see the Post Formats icons are surrounded by a ...