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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Should a child theme share the same theme options row as the parent, or should it have it's own options row?

I'm developing a theme which uses the NHP Theme Options Framework to add some theme options. Naturally, the theme options framework creates a single row in the database to store the theme's options ...
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Wordpress theme options vs custom post types

For dynamic content across a wordpress website, is it a better practice to create new post types for updating content or using theme options? I personally find theme options a little more time ...
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How to Disable Color Options?

This question is related to my earlier question, but I think it's specific enough to qualify as a standalone question. I am modifying an existing theme (the Twenty Ten theme that ships with ...
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Defining different theme for Blog posts page

So, I'm using my wordpress with a static front page and then I have Blog link that opens the blog posts. My question is, how can I apply a different template/styling only to that area?
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How do I add settings to the Background Options Page?

I am developing a theme and I wanted to add some extra content to the built in background options page. I know how to use the settings API to create new theme options and settings but I can't seem to ...
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How to make a newly registered site on multisite network “live” only when the user is ready

By default, a new site created on a multisite installation is "live" and viewable by everyone (if they know the address) right after the user creates it. What is the best approach to changing this ...
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help needed for suit designing tool

I am working on a theme which has options for suit & shirt designing. Basically, I am stuck in creating taxonomies for suits & shirts. Reference Link Problem I am facing is to plan how the ...
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wp_customize_image_control default value

I am trying to create a custom theme using Wordpress 3.4's customization options. I would like to create an option to change the theme's logo, but I would like to also display a default logo image. ...
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Wordpress Settings API error

Hi I am trying to creating some custom options for a template I am developing but I seem to be getting an error: Warning: Illegal string offset 'show_header' in ...
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WordPress add options to theme not displaying

Hi I am trying to learn to add theme options to WordPress themes by reading The Complete guide to WordPress Settings Api on wptuts I have gotten as far as the 4th part and have stoped to create an ...
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Wordpress Options Framework, add to main menu not appearance menu

I am using the Wordpress Options Framework theme but I want to be able to have the "Theme Options" link appear in the Admin UI menu as oppose to under the "Appearance" (themes, etc.) menu item. I've ...
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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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How to create an user defined page?

I have created a file example.php in the default site directory. I want to have the facilities of an Dashboard-Created-Page like the theme,navigation bar,navigation bar, header,footer etc..
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Is it possible ( or advisable) to allow open access to the new theme customizer for potential clients?

I've been using the new theme customizer and it really has me thinking how awesome it would be to allow potential theme buyers/clients etc to play with the customizer for a demo theme (without being ...
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Use of check_admin_referer with theme options and options.php

If I set up a theme options page in the way suggested by the codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages) then my form submits to 'option.php'. settings_fields creates a nonce, which if ...
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esc_url not working within add_settings_field callback

I'm trying to display a saved option of a url inside a text input on my themes' options page, but it's just simply not displaying. I've checked the database and my url is saved using the specified ...
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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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Create dashboard setting which lets me set ID of category which is inserted into template

Part of a function i'm using in my single.php page is $myposts = get_posts(array('numberposts' => 10, 'offset' => 0,'post_status'=>'publish','category' => 32)); I need to make the number ...
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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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Working with post values in the admin panel

I have this basic admin page functions.php <?php include('ui.php'); ?> ui.php <?php function gui() { include('gui.php'); } function add_page() { $themename = 'Cesaro'; ...
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Cannot update a file for my theme

I have a theme that automatically adds some widgets. I don't want them and so I tried to edit the Sidebar.php but it just fails and sends me to a page with message 404. Here's the code block I am ...
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Single Page Design, Storing in Theme Options

So I'm developing a theme where essentially all content will be displayed on a single page (index). Well, the content isn't exactly conventional. In other words, it's not just a title and body, maybe ...
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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 Dynamically Resize WordPress Image On-The-Fly (custom field/theme option)

So - at a client's request, I am in need of being able to resize an image not the standard WordPress way... but from an image pulled-in from a theme option. I can't simply use the custom_header area, ...
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How do I remove the page listing menu in the header in the Twenty Ten Theme?

How do I remove the page listing menu in the header? I would like just the choosen header picture to show up without a listing of all of the pages on the site listed underneath. Also at the very top ...
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Separate backend “Widgets” page for each language

Im currently trying to make my backend work with multiple languages. Im using qTranslate as my translation plugin. So far I have accomplished a custom option page with multi-language support. When ...
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wordpress theme option in other templates

I am using word press theme option panel and using those in my header.php without any issues, code as follows... <?php // loading theme options. used in header.php global $options; ...
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Put standard wordpress options into a theme options panel?

I'm developing a theme for a client, and I want to allow her to change the site title, description, and her password as needed. However, I don't want to give access to all of the other options (e.g. ...
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Theme Options Page - Select, Radio, Tabs

The code below is my theme options page (submenu - under "Appearance"). All options work fine except "select" and "radio"... They don't appear in the page as the other options do. I have been ...
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Select Custom Taxonomy from Theme Options

I have been trying to get a drop down of my custom taxonomy terms to show up in my theme options page but with no luck. I looked a several posts here and followed the tips but the code just does not ...
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My title won't update

No matter how many times I go into settings, and update my website title, it remains the same. And does not update? I've tried clearing my cache, uninstalling my old theme, searched through source ...
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Preset Widgets ONLY after site is initially created

I want to preset some widgets using functions included in my theme ONLY after a site is initially created (my theme is the default for all new sites in my instance of WordPress). I DO NOT want my ...
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Secure Validation of wp_editor in Theme Options

So I just found this great WPSE thread about security for themes/plugins. It answered most of my questions but it was created before the new wp_editor() function was built. I have two TinyMCE editors ...
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How to set the default value of a option in a theme?

$shortname = "nuod"; array( "name" => "Custom Logo URL", "desc" => "Enter the link to your site's custom logo.", "id" => $shortname."_logo", "type" => "text", "std" => ...
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what does $options = get_option('test_theme'); do?

I'm trying to set up theme options so they save with AJAX, I found this tutorial http://return-true.com/2010/01/using-ajax-in-your-wordpress-theme-admin/ it's calling $options = ...
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What is the best way to export and import theme options?

So what is the best way to create an export and import feature, I tried serialize() and urlencode() on an array of options to be used in a url like so: export.php?data=(long string), and use $_GET ...
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Simple custom theme option not being saved

I'm not a web developer and have been following a tutorial on how to add options to a simple self-written theme. In functions.php I've added the following code: <?php $themename = "Theme Name"; ...
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Using browser detection and the body_class() function to modify css

I'm using the following function, as described here: http://www.nathanrice.net/blog/browser-detection-and-the-body_class-function/ Now when I use the following css styles, it does exactly what I ...
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Custom options page for themes

I used this nettuts tutorial to create an options panel. What I'm trying to figure out how to do and have been unsuccessful doing so far (I keep "breaking" the code/getting a server error) when I try ...
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How Do I Use A Custom Mobile Theme?

I have a self hosted blog and I want it to be mobile compliant. I know there is a free plugin the serves this purpose. However, I want to use a simple mobile theme I like (say from Theme Forest). How ...
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Tabbed theme options query about add_settings_section callback function

I have been building a tabbed option page based on some tutorials I found, using the settings API. Here is the code http://pastebin.com/bbSnhFP5 . It's all actually working fine for me but it's not ...
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send information from the thickbox image uploader second tab

in this question i've found how to create a custom tab at the image uploader. this is the code: add_filter('media_upload_tabs', 'my_media_upload_tabs_filter'); function ...
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Adding Sub Menu In a theme which Do not have Menu Options

I am a new bee in wordpress but i can code in PHP. I have a free wordpress theme installed on my local host. The theme Do not have an option to add to add menu/sub menu in it. It comes with predefined ...
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register_setting and AJAX?

Please pardon me if this question is totally unrelated in itself, but I'll do my best to point out the issue I am having and what I would like to achieve. Scenario: I have a custom theme option's ...
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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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WordPress built-in Custom Background

Is it possible to enable the "Custom Background" function of WordPress (add_custom_background() ) in my own theme-options page? Thx for helping!
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WordPress karma theme shortcodes not working

I have uploaded karma theme and, but due to some reason, images using timthumb are not displaying. My WordPress url is http://wordpressforpi.com/test/ in this page, second image does not shows up, if ...
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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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Using theme options to change link colours

I'm developing a WordPress theme with some theme options (using the ThemeShaper sample theme options page), and one of the options I want is to allow users to set their own link colours. At the ...
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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 ...