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FirestormGraphics says

Can anybody help to explain then, if we have to use plugins for functionality, what happens to a wordpress install when you have a large qty of plugins, i.e 20 or more ? it slows it down, right?

what about, for example a theme author is using the visual composer plugin ?

what about wordpress default visual theme customiser and theme options pages that reply on inline styles ? a styles.php would have to be used correct?

i dont think these new quidelines have been thought out carefully .

Looks to me we are all REQUIRED to go the way of the woo. :)

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FirestormGraphics says

ive created an updated screenshot for authors to make use of, leaving credits intact would be appreciated.

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Enjoy :)

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FirestormGraphics says

wouldnt that just be using someone elses code then? cant see you getting paid for something thats already free and readily available to those that can read :P

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FirestormGraphics says

in honesty i dont think you’ll have any issues with these errors, i recently carried out a theme check on an elite authors template and it threw up ALOT of errors including timthumb, ive also seen premium themes php warnings suppressed rather than fixed.

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FirestormGraphics says

just get users to donate theirs, im sure they wont mind in return for a little support and a credit in a txt file :)

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FirestormGraphics says

cheers booby :delicious:

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FirestormGraphics says

heres a cracker for ya, awesome in fact

https://github.com/sy4mil/Options-Framework
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FirestormGraphics says

best ive seen is shortcode ninja by woo, although a plugin and make to work with woo only themes im sure you would be able to make it work with a little fiddle, ive managed it in my theme :)

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FirestormGraphics says

We’re misunderstanding each other. The code uses the settings API for various parts of its functionality. When I said there’s no convention in WP for this, I was referring to actual full lifecycle implementation of complex WP options – which the settings API does not provide (it’s just a means by which to implement your own featuresets – which is what my framework does).

The XML input wouldn’t break anything. It’s just input – once it’s in WP, it obeys ALL of the standard WP conventions. It’s invisible as far as any other native or external WP functionality is concerned. It just provides a very simple way to get complicated instructions into WP, but it goes in the exact same way as any other options would. In fact, if you don’t like XML , you can write all of this in PHP function calls. It’s just easier to do it in XML , that’s why I added it ;)

As for the WP theme customizer: there’s some cross-over, but without getting too much into it (for the sake of brevity) the two things address a lot of different problems.

bung it on github as beta and test the water :) cant see being a big hit realy, theme options are losing favour with devs nowadays, look at woo they opted for portability of a plugin instead.

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FirestormGraphics says

if your a mac user you could use coda 2 which has all the reference books you need, php ,jquery,html,css etc.

in any case heres a link you’ll find usefull :) here’s the manual: http://php.net/manual/en/index.php
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