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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Using if/else statements with output from theme options

In another question I was talking about using theme options to modify CSS. This is a separate but related question. When a user sets a link colour in my theme, here's how I'm including their choice: ...
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Theme option editing capability problems

I've setup some theme options using this helpful guide as a template. I want to give my editors the option to update these theme options, so I granted the edit_theme_options capability as mentioned ...
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Getting the ID of header image, even when set to random

I was looking for a solution to reliably get the ID of the header image, either the user had choose a single or a random image. The only way i've found to do this relies on accessing a Wordpress's ...
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Theme Options page not showing up in admin menu

I'm currently developing a WordPress theme and would like it to have a preferences pane in order to specify the user's Google Analytics tracking code for example. Following the instructions I got on ...
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How to extend parent theme sections and settings to Options Tree

I am developing a child theme based on a theme that use Option Tree for it's options. Is it possible to add a new section with my child theme settings to the already defined sections by parent theme ...
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How to escape custom css?

I'm creating a WordPress theme in which I've allowed users to add some custom css from the Theme Options. This css code then directly gets echoed out in the head section of the page, with the ...
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Which settings/options are saved on a theme-basis and how does this affect theme-switching?

I realized that when switching the theme (in my case to a child theme) some things don't stay the same: Widgets Menus At least this is what I found out so far: Widgets Don't lose widgets when ...
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Getting error to display radio button value in General Settings page

I'm constantly getting the errors bellow when printing the radio button values from General Settings screen: Illegal string offset 'service' in ...
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Shortcode are not working in Option tree textarea

I am using option tree. In textarea, i place shortcode [layerslider id="1"] its not working, i also found same post replied by plugin author allow shortcodes in textarea in option tree applied ...
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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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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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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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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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Create an Options page with two image upload fields

I’d like to build a simple and clean Options page with two upload fields and a preview of the uploaded images. I tried a lot of frameworks like NHP and UpThemes but they are way to heavy for my ...
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Only allow site url in text field using wp_kses/wp_filter_nohtml_kses?

I'm working on validation for a theme options page. Is there a built in way to add an argument to wp_kses/wp_filter_nohtml_kses that will allow a specific link to be entered(wrapped in a tags) but ...
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Validating a cloned/repeatable input (jQuery)

I'm trying to create a repeatable field an upload image input with image preview for my Theme Options page and I have the following: function theme_options_validate( $_POST ){ if ...
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Are un-sanitized theme options more vulnerable to malicious scripts than the theme editor?

I'd like to put text areas in a theme options area to allow users to easily add analytics code, scripts, and css. Is it silly to worry about malicious code being inserted via un-sanitized theme ...
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Query Page Content From Theme Options?

I'm trying to create a slider where you choose what pages are shown in the slider, using a theme options panel based on the https://github.com/vauvarin/options-framework-theme That lists the pages in ...
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correct tags for validating input types

I have following types of theme options inputs, which I need to validate. $numbers = "#1234"; $email = "abc@example.com"; $simeple_text = "How's going?"; $code = "<script ...
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Additional custom header image

Has anyone seen a way to add a new header_image to a theme? I need to add two configurable images in a theme. It doesn't really matter if it gets added as a new "Header" admin theme menu or if it's ...
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Common single page template options

I am developing a common theme for 25 websites, the default requirements are done. Each site has got different single post template. I need to group it as a single theme so i don't need to hard-code ...
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WordPress theme options error

I am building a theme and I need to call theme options But I do get errors like white screen and 500 internal server error when I call theme options here In WP query (newbie in PHP) ...
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Efficiency of wp_options vs a new table

I'm building a WordPress theme framework, that will likely have many options as development progresses. I found a related question: When is it appropriate to create a new table in the WordPress ...
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Can't save options

I created theme options page using Settings API, everything works fine but I can't save options. I tried to figure it out where I missed something but I failed. Any idea what can cause this problem? ...
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Would to use AJAX to get an option from the database and use it in a jquery setup or is there an alternative to consider?

I have a slider in my theme. I have a setting in the options which controls whether that slider is set to "slide" or "fade". This slide/fade setting is in the jquery and of course the options setting ...
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How to support letting users add their OWN logo to a custom theme?

I am a rookie theme developer (3 months in) and I am trying to figure out how to implement the following functionality: The theme I am building has a logo which I would like for users to be able to ...
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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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Options Theme - Wordpress [closed]

Searching about options page, I found a lot of themes that uses a options theme page like this one: There is an pre-built option? What framework do you advise? Thanks
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PHP stylesheet cannot use standard WP functions

I am including a particular PHP file as a style sheet using <link href="<? echo THEME_CSS;?>/styles.php" media="screen" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> Recently I reached the point ...
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Modify Redux Framework Options in Child Theme

I have a wordpress theme that I am modifying the look and feel by making a child theme. The parent theme I am using uses the redux framework. Im a bit new to using filters and hooks, but I want to ...
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[&hellip appearing instead of […]

There is some problem with my wordpress website, instead of [...] I am getting [&hellip everywhere. I have changed the charset to UTF-8 but the problem persists. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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Wordpress Options Page Theory Question

I created an options page and it is functioning perfectly, but I am not sure I understand how it functions. It's cool I got it to work but I was hoping someone could help explain why it works. Here ...
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How do I use a color from theme options?

I am building a theme, and in the options I have created a place for link color. I cant seem to get this into the theme in any reasonable way. The best I can do is to put it after wp_head ... but that ...
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Functions containing parameter 'yourtheme'

I had a colleague create a new theme and while doing so he copied an old theme and made the changes necessary. Now, in many of the files, there are functions that contain the old theme name in the ...
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Is there a function to add additional options to the Twentyeleven option page?

I would like to add additional options like footer text to the Twentyeleven options page via child theme. I know how to create theme option page but if possible I would like to use the one that comes ...
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How can I change the theme of different posts using a plugin?

I'd like some posts to look different from others. Wordpress let's me easily switch themes for pages, but not posts. Is there a plugin that will let me do that for posts?
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Save Theme Options (options.php) From The Frontend

I try to save an option from the frontend but i can't find yet how to do it. So, the idea is to give the blog owner a simple form with a dropdown that can select a different stylesheet.css. I have ...
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How to make javascript work on theme options page

Gentlemen! I'm composing a theme options page for my WP theme. And I bumped into the problem of finding the proper way to introduce inline jQuery interactions to the page. Ideally for me in the ...
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Warning: Illegal string offset on theme options page [closed]

Im creating custom theme options and Im getting this PHP error: Warning: Illegal string offset in ... on line 75 // adding the page to menu add_menu_page('Theme Options', 'Theme Options', ...
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Do we need to escape data that we receive from theme options?

I'm creating a Wordpress theme that I'm hoping to sell on Themeforest. Now I know much about escaping user inputted data using functions like esc_html, esc_url and so on and I use them in the comments ...
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get_template_part() doesn't work

I use get_template_part() function to get theme options page content like this: function setup_theme_admin_menus() { add_theme_page( "Theme Options", "Theme Options", "read", "theme_options", ...
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Issue on Checkbox with Custom Option Page

I am trying to use a checkbox on Custom Option page by using Setting API. Every thing works fine at back-end and I can update the checkbox states by registering the settings.But when I would like to ...
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Changing the color scheme based on the url visited

I am battling with the following: $themeId = ""; $pathname = get_site_url(); if($pathname == 'domain2.com'){ $themeId = "gold";} else{ $themeId = "blue";} ...
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Why is an array created in a function hooked to customize register populated when customizer is loaded but not when the front-end is loaded?

I have a function that is designed to do two things: 1) create color picker controls/ settings in the customizer and 2) create a multi-dimensional array $customizeData to be outputted in header styles ...
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How do you center the main menu in CSS? [closed]

Do any of you know of a way to center the main menu on my company's site? I have been trying all day and am frazzled! I've tried editing the stylesheet but nothing has fixed it. I've tried throwing ...
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Passing dynamic options from backend to frontend

I have created an admin options page (using the Redux Theme Framework), in which the admin can customize the website's appearance (text color, background color, background repeat options, etc.. ). ...
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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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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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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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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 ...