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I have recently starting integrating the wordpress customizer into my theme.

Given the fact that i already had a theme options page, i use these values as default values of my new options (in the add_setting parameter).

All my new options are held into a variable called 'theme_options' which is an array of values.

The problem i have is that a user has to visit the customization page and click "save" on his first install to populate the 'theme_options' variable.

I am wondering if there is a way to initialize this field on theme activation directly (just like many theme options framework do).

Thanks in advance !

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I believe that all you need to do is pass defaults to get_option

function init_theme_options() {
  // check to see if theme options are set
  // Not sure how your options are organized but...
  $defaults = array(
    'opt1' => 'stuff1',
    'opt2' => 'stuff2'
  )
  $theme_options = get_option('theme_option_name',$defaults);
}

If you want to see a very complicated version of this, look at how Twenty Eleven does it.

  • Thank you ! I think you're right, it should be done with get_option. – gnrocks Jan 16 '13 at 4:13

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