Questions tagged [theme-options]

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 builds it. The Theme Options page for WordPress Twenty Twelve theme, for example, provides options to change the Color Scheme, Link Color, or Default Layout.

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Using update_option() and get_option() is echoing escaped strings

I'm using the Option API for my theme settings page. I use the $_POST data to update the options when the changes are saved. My issue is that the strings I send get escaped and when I use this code: ...
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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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Google font doesn't show in theme option

I have implemented the following tutorial in my theme's option panel. http://wptheming.com/2012/06/loading-google-fonts-from-theme-options/ Every thing is working fine. But in the themeoption panel ...
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PHP if have image display image, if else text

I'm a front-end web developer struggling with some theme option support. I am struggling to write a simple function in my header.php which allows me to do the following: "if user uploads an image, ...
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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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How do I add new post formats to twenty fourteen theme?

I haven't used WP since 3.5 so forgive my rustiness. I am trying to customize a child theme of twenty fourteen for WP 3.9.1 to make it more like a corporate site rather than a magazine site. My ...
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Adding a theme option to the admin that lets me turn on/off a javascript file

I want to add a theme option to the Wordpress admin so that I don't need to commit code every time I need to "activate" (or deactivate by commenting out) an Optimizely javascript snippet I only want ...
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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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Php file that doesn't recognize wordpress functions

I have a custom contact form that I am trying to process in other file: The form: <form method="post" action="<?php echo get_template_directory_uri() . '/templates/contact.php' ?>" name="...
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Deactivate a plugin on wp version

I've creating a theme options page at the moment and was playing around with this function deactivate_plugins() I'm running wordpress 3.8.3 so running this code in my plugin should uninstall it. ...
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Sample Theme Options page for Multisite - what to consider

I used Theme Options page from the Tutorial of Ian Stewart in some of my WP site, and it works just fine. What I did externally was this (closest English Tuts). All those sites were single sites. But ...
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How to understand a specific bit of Wordpress syntax

I am changing a theme in Wordpress, and in an earlier theme, there was something like this that added a an email signup widget to the page: [green_tick_1_list width="100%"] But in the new theme that ...
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Media upload not working on theme option in WordPress 3.8.1

I have this jQuery code in my plugin to display a media box preferably to upload an image or to pick an image from the media gallery: (function($){ jQuery(document).ready(function() { $('#...
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Serialization problem after auto-update

I am having a problem with WP serialization. To cut a long story short: the problem appeared two months after the site launch. All the strings of text that were stored as a theme_option or as a meta ...
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"No Data Received" error in Chrome every time i try to update the theme functions file

Under Appearance --> Editor --> functions.php ( Theme functions ), whenever i try to modify a piece of code in it and click Update, i get this "No Data Received" error in Chrome. I never get this ...
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Customize Option Framework

I was trying to create a Option Theme Page for my theme and I wasn't able. Today I found the Option Theme Framework but after some time I really can't understand how to use it. In particular, I'm ...
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Settings API settings section not appearing

Settings API always been a little confusing for me. I am trying to add a simple theme options page for a child theme I am developing. I guess I am doing something wrong that preventing the section ...
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Wordpress Setting page can not be saved by html radio

I have this php Code to make a option page that activate a function if the user set "active" and turn off the function, if the user set "Not active". <?php add_action('admin_menu', 'custom'); ...
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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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File input returns null in theme options array

Trying to work out a rather complex array situation with a theme options page. While working with file upload I can't seem to get it to work. Any idea what I might be missing? Simplified example ...
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theme options not saving

I've created a really simple theme settings page to just enable my user to add some social media links. However when I input some data and save the fields the text vanish's and doesn't seem to save. &...
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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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How to deal with multiple select options using register_setting() theme options

I'm using Ian Stewart's Sample Theme Options for a lightweight Theme Options panel. INSERTION FAILED I need to insert Multiple categories into db, where I used the following code: <select multiple=&...
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Cloning/replicating/copying dashboard admin settings

I have a local multi-site installation for my different client projects. For a given project, I need to have the same theme installed locally as the online site's theme. But I also need the same ...
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Can I have two different theme for two different language?

I have to develop a multilanguage website using WordPress (Italian and English) and I want to know if I can have a theme for the Italian version and a differen theme for the English version. Can I do ...
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How to enqueue javascript for WP Customize options sidebar?

I'm trying to add Chosen.jquery to the WP Customize options panel, so I can have an autocomplete box there. Is there any way I can do that? I tried with admin_init, admin_footer and ...
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Can't add options to db

I'm trying to create a really simple options page for my wordpress site that just contains one option - a conversion rate for a currency. I have the following code: add_action('admin_init', '...
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Activating a Theme Options page to Editor - not working [closed]

I used Ian Stewart's Simple WordPress Theme Options Page (Source^) for my client's site, where I assigned my client as an Editor. But from the Editor account the Theme Options link is not visible. I ...
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Preserve theme settings when migrating from local to live

Whenever i try to move the website from local to live or viceversa Theme Option settings resets. Exporting the settings and importing it couldnot restore the images which is an upload field(P.S.it ...
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How To Display Value from Theme Options Field in Front End Template?

I put this code into my functions.php https://gist.github.com/corvannoorloos/4703066 and it work nice. Now I want to display value from Sample Select Options filed in some front-end templates. How ...
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Best practice (forward compatibility) for theme options

So here is what I'm wondering... You all know about Option-tree and similar frameworks that theme authors are using for their theme option pages. You also all know that since 3.4 WordPress introduced ...
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Options Framework options not being output

I am using the Options Framework. In my theme's options.php, I have the following code: function optionsframework_options() { $options = array(); $options[] = ...
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Can I call Options Framework in footer.php?

I have integrated the Options Framework into my theme. Can I call of_get_option(...) in footer.php?
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Slightly modified options framework Colour picker

I'm using slightly modified options framework for a theme I'm working on, I have used this before with other themes but never had a need to use the colour picker. I need to be able to allow the user ...
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Wordpress Errors in generated by theme check plugin [closed]

Please help me in solving these warnings, in order to submit the theme for submission. Thanks in Advance. I have found many warnings and have solved many of them thanks to wordpress.stackexchange.com ...
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How to access options of Redux framework in front end

I'm creating a wordpress theme in which I'm using the Redux Framework for creating the theme's options page. Now I believe everything is well set up but I'm having trouble in getting the values ...
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Setting a new default template for the creation of a page

Right off the bat I would like to say that I am a WordPress noobie, so I'm really sorry if I infuriate you. I've recently taken over the management of a clients website an have been sent a request to ...
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Update Specific Key Value in Complex `wp_options` object

This should b really easy but I can't find reference - easy points for someone! I have an option in my wp_options table, and need to set it via update_option(). I just can't find the correct syntax ...
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How do I display a WP Option from an array?

I have a problem displaying the data that I am successfully saving to my database. function create_input_twitter_option() { $options = get_option('global_options_arraykey'); ?><input ...
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How to enable/disable a hook with theme options

I am trying to use this function to add maintenance mode feature by adding this in my theme's functions.php and I am trying to use my theme options to enable/disable it. I realized when i check/...
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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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Give Editor Access to Custom Theme Options

I have a theme-options.php file and am trying to grant Editor users access to edit it. I've managed to give them access to the page itself by modifying the parameters in this function to include '...
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Set option to show the slider in post - WP

In the WordPress admin/dashboard under "Add New Post", I want to set an option for if someone wants to show posts in a slider: Yes/No. And upon the option I need to do something like this in the post ...
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Blogname and Blogdescription in Pagelines DMS Options Panel

I am attempting up set up a front end options panel in the pagelines-dms framework, from which users will be able to change the blogname and blogdescription. So far I have set up the form which has ...
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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 F:\wamp\www\plugin-tester\wp-content\themes\...
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Site Title and Tagline in Pagelines DMS Options Panel

I'm using the Pagelines DMS Theme and I'm wanting to extend the functionality of the front end admin panel. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from ...
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Using an if statement in the theme customizer page

I am slowly but surely chipping away at my first wordpress theme. I tried to make all of the aesthetics have different options, but well categorized so it is not overwhelming. So in my theme ...
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trying to figure out how to use more that one image upload in the same section in theme customizer

i am trying to figure out how to use more that one image upload in the same section in theme customizer. the function is new WP_Customize_Image_Control. when you try to get the path of the image you ...
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Editor role cannot save custom theme options

There's a few questions on this site referencing this issue and I've read them and applied the proposed solutions to no avail. I've made a very simple theme options page that appears for the Editor ...
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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 the ...

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