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WordPress Web Application Development - Second Edition by Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake

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Building options pages

The theme options page is implemented in each and every WordPress theme by default. Design and available options may vary based on the quality and features of the theme. We selected a theme called Responsive for the purpose of this book. So, let's take a look at the default theme options panel of the Responsive theme using the following screenshot:

Building options pages

The Responsive theme uses its own layout structure for the options page. Generally, we have two ways of creating options pages for plugins:

  • Using custom menu pages with our own template and processing
  • Using WordPress options pages with the options and settings API

Both techniques can ...

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