I'm using Options Framework for a theme.

I'd like to add a theme option to add Google Analytics code to the front end's <head> section.

What is the options.php code to create an input box which won't strip <script> from the input?

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A better approach would be to have the user simply enter their tracking script ID. You know, something like UA-XXXXXXX-XX?

Then in your header.php, output the standard tracking script:

<?php if ( $ga = get_option( 'google_analytics' ) ) : ?>
        var _gaq = _gaq || [];
        _gaq.push(['_setAccount', '<?php echo esc_js( $ga ) ?>']);
        (function() {
            var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true;
            ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js';
            var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s);
<?php endif ?>

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