Theme Options allow a Theme author to give users the chance to change certain Theme features such as color and layout. The Theme Options Screen is only available if the active theme supports a Theme Options ability. In addition, this screen will likely be different for each Theme that enables and ...

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How do i place same widgets multiple time by default on theme activation?

I am creating a portfolio theme and want to place some widgets on sidebar by default on theme activation. I did it but the problem is that, I want to place Text widget two times at the same sidebar ...
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Problem outputing my theme options

If you take a look at my code you can see I've tried outputing the options stored within the settings fields and sections I've created. Its my first time developing a theme-options page of this ...
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Turn get_posts as string into an array for use in theme admin options

I am trying to add a drop down list of all posts into a theme admin section...without forklifting the theme code. I need to pass the post title and id into the 'options'=>array() like so: ...
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How to load dynamic option with ajax

Basically I'm creating an options page in which the user will click on a button to display a text input field, which will then be populated by the user with a name. This name will be then saved into ...
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change the Theme dynamically

Is there some way to change the page template dynamically using just a url I wanna use it in a demo theme, so for example when the user enters a particular URL ending with for example ...
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Removing \\\ from Saved Data

I am saving some text to a setting field for use in an email template. So the text that is being put into the textarea to save looks like this... <p>some text <a ...
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Add multiple pages to theme customizer

So that theme customizer over at /wp-admin/customize.php is pretty cool, but it looks like it only lets you customize one page. Is there any way to add multiple pages or other theme template pages to ...
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Best practice way to implement custom sections into a WordPress theme

I'm having trouble figuring out the best way to implement custom sections in a WordPress theme. For example I'm making a theme that will have four featured sections on the homepage. These sections ...
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Consequences if using PHP include TEMPLATEPATH?

I have created a Theme Options page using Settings API so now I need to style it using CSS. Instead using function like this inside functions.php function mytheme_add_init() { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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Custom widgets in theme option page

I'm trying to create a simple theme options page that uses widgets to change the layout of content on the front page. I started off by using meta boxes not realizing that the position is based on ...
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How to export/import theme customizer settings?

I am wondering if it is possible to export theme customizer settings(theme_mods) to be imported into another install of the same theme. I know that the settings are saved into the database so I am ...
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Creating Theme Options Page

I was creating a theme options page based on a tutorial by Tom McFarlin at TutsPlus and I'm a little stuck. I can't understand where the code goes bad here, because it doesn't allow me to access the ...
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Bring up the media uploader on click

In my theme's options page. I want to have a textfield where a user can enter a http path to an image. and have a button beside it which brings up the media uploader (library) where a user can ...
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Multiple homepage layouts as selected by user from theme options

I am working on a theme which will enable users to select multiple layouts from the theme options panel. What I did so far is to create multiple theme files, depending on each theme, put it in a ...
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How to extend customize control types to list pages

I have: I'm currently using $wp_customize to add options to the customize theme area. My Goal: My goal is to extend $wp_customize so that I can display a list of available pages as checkboxes. I've ...
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Wordpress theme options framework, I can't read them in my templates

I successfully created my theme options page using this framework: https://github.com/devinsays/options-framework-theme The problems Is that when, for example, I try to load the Option: 'logo_image' ...
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Not able to call class in NHP framework

I have downloaded fresh framework and installed on my local server. I copied options folder and nhp-options.php inside my theme directory. Then I called the class globally by global $NHP_Options; ...
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Is it safe to post form data via Ajax to the settings api? Am I missing something?

In my Wordpress Admin, I have my theme options set-up using the Settings API. I am trying to save the theme options form using Ajax so that the page does not refresh. The only thing i needed to add ...
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How to check if a categoryID exists in a theme options page

I have tried to make a theme options page (starting with a sample theme options page from themeshaper) and I want to check if a comma separated list of categories is valid. Remove duplicates, remove ...
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Is it possible to save more than one image to an option?

The following code allows you to upload multiple images but only one is saved to the option. Can multiple images be saved to the option as an array or would I have to create separate controls? ...
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wp_deregister_script was called incorrectly

So apparently I am now allowed to do the following in the admin, ON my theme options page and only ON my theme options pages: public function load_admin_jquery(){ ...
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Getting Theme element into plugins page editor in wp admin

I'm having a hardtime integrating a theme editing element (in default page/post editor in wp-admin) into page/post editor made by the plugin BU Versions. Basicly I need this theme element to ...
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How to backup custom admin panel's settings?

I saw in some premium themes the feature where you can backup the theme's custom settings. The backup file's content is: YWlsLmNvbSI7czoxMToic3VjY2Vzc19tc2ciO3M6MTAyOiJUaGFutZSwgyZ etc.... How ...
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Color Options from Theme Customizer API not returning via get_theme_mod()

I am working with the Theme Customizer API and am going crazy trying to find the stored values. The values successfully save and update on the front-end, so they are obviously registered ...
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How can one utilize a variable as a callback function name for add_settings_field

I'm trying to cut down on the amount of code that is in my theme options function. I'm adding my settings like so: add_settings_field($k,$v,$callback,$the_options,$the_group,$args); This works for ...
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Is there an action for save_menu and/or update_menu?

I want to "save" my menus into transients. I want to update those when there's been any changes to the menus via the admin custom menus. I've looked for an action but can't see to find anything. ...
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Settings API - save multiple tabs at once

In the attached screenshot you can see the structure of the theme options we are working with. There are 8 tabs and for each tab, we have created custom fields using code similar to what can be seen ...
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Image rotation fails to regenerate custom sized thumbnail

I'm using custom image dimensions in functions.php like this: add_image_size( 'custom-size-thumbnail', 120, 120, true ); I uploaded some pictures with wrong orientation, so I used "edit" options to ...
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How to support special characters in text field?

When i put special characters in text field on wordpress themes option then it's gonna add some slash characters Like if I put It's then its show It\'s. How i solve that?
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Cannot modify headers

I absolutely hate this error. And do not understand it at all. So this is my code, what you want to focus on is the foreach loop: public function reset_theme_options(){ ...
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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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Theme Options - localhost to new url

Im having this issue that happens to me each time i work on a website. On every project i start working locally and once im done i export my Database and search replace all localhost url's to the ...
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Notice: Undefined index: in options-framework.php

I am generating the following notice in the options-framework.php. Notice: Undefined index: in options-framework.php I believe it is something to do with sanitization, but do not know how to resolve ...
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Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in options.php

I am generating the following notice in my options.php when testing my theme in wp_debug mode. I can see where the problem is but do not know how to fix this issue? It seems the non object is being ...
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Create /archive page in Wordpress Theme

I'm trying to create a Wordpress theme, and I'm having a little difficulty with creating an easily accessible archives page. First off, I'm not referring just to the standard archive.php in the ...
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Error: options page not found

This error is really well known and every where I look its either I am not doing: <form method="post" action="options.php"> or I am not registering my options, which is not the case as seen ...
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Cannot query custom post type taxonomy from theme options array

I am having no luck with querying a custom post type taxonomy from an array in theme options. My full code is below, would be grateful for some feedback to get it working correctly as I cannot get ...
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Problem with query_posts for a custom taxonomy in theme options

I am having some issues with querying the output of custom taxonomies in my theme options. I have included what I think are the necessaries below. Many thanks for your help in advance. // Pull all ...
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How do I display a full post, not just an excerpt?

I am a newbie, so apologies in advance if my terminology is off. I have purchased a theme (WP SmartStart) and I would like the posts in the blog to display fully, not just as excerpts. I read previous ...
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Custom post types problem

I have in my blog around 2k+ posts in 15 categories and around 1k tags. The problem now is that the website I bought the theme from decided to upgrade/update their themes infrastructure and now I need ...
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The content not wrapped in paragraph tags with get_page_by_title()

I am using $page = get_page_by_title('name'); to get the contents of a page. When I echo $page->post_content; none of the content is wrapped in p tags like it is when run threw the normal ...
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Location of theme options page menu icon

Hi this may look a little silly question but can someone let me know where is the location for theme_path? is it inside my own theme or very top level of the directory? 'menu_icon' => theme_path ...
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Outputting results from select box option in options panel

I'm trying to figure out how to get the results from a select box option and apply them to my theme. When I use a text input or color picker it works fine. But when I use a select box, nothing is ...
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Upload images - Theme options

I'm using this great [tuts+ tutorial][1] for creating theme options page. It works great for me be beause I need to change background images of divs via css. It works great with one image but I dont ...
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Apply custom names for generic custom taxonomy name?

Hello, this is more of a 'is it possible' type question. Keep in mind, I am no php master by any means, but can generally figure things out : ) Say i have a wordpress site that is for displaying menu ...
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How to get functions.php to talk to options.php

I am using Options Framework to build a list of theme options (using code from the theme, not the plugin). I have a colour picker as an option, and I can set and call this colour okay. I'd like to ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Option Tree over the Customization API?

I'm relatively new to WordPress theme development, and I had to create a theme with options available. I did a Google search to see what are the possibilities, and I read articles about such, and read ...
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Link blogname and blogdescription to the Options Framework

I'm putting together a Theme Options page, where the user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the Site Title and ...
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WordPress settings API error when checkbox unchecked

I am trying to creating some custom options for a template I am developing but I am getting an error when the checkbox (Line 130) is unchecked: Warning: Illegal string offset 'show_admin_dev' in ...
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Options Framework not saving options correctly

I'm trying out the Options Framework, and I've started hacking options.php. I have reduced the amount of options, and one of the options left is an image upload. I have gone into Theme Options, and ...