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Hi all great theme developers:

Is there anyone who is using this plugin in their theme or plugin development for WordPress? http://www.advancedcustomfields.com


Its usage allows it but:

1. I like to know from the perspective that is it a good option to use or are there alternatives?

2. And will the themes using this plugin, will be be accepted on TF?

Thanks much :)

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ImanGM
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Hey,

I would recommend to check this out before starting your new project:

https://github.com/valendesigns/option-tree/

Cheers,
Iman

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Hey,

I would recommend to check this out before starting your new project:

https://github.com/valendesigns/option-tree/

Cheers,
Iman
Thanks Iman for quick suggestions. Is it not the same OptionTree that is here? http://wp.envato.com/open-source-plugins/option-tree/

Thanks.

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KrownThemes
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It’s the same. +1 for OT instead of ACF. The later offers premium stuff such as sliders only with payed addons.

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It’s the same. +1 for OT instead of ACF. The later offers premium stuff such as sliders only with payed addons.
Thanks Ruben :) so OT is more robust. What about SMOF? https://github.com/syamilmj/Options-Framework
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Hi Devs,

I am still confused about which option or way should I go. OT or SMOF??? plz any body give me a clear idea of choice based on what is more useful and recommended by TF?

Thanks a lot.

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Smartik
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Hi Devs,

I am still confused about which option or way should I go. OT or SMOF??? plz any body give me a clear idea of choice based on what is more useful and recommended by TF?

Thanks a lot.
SMOF development has been discontinued. You should not use it anymore as it probably does not work with latest WP versions.
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Hi Devs,

I am still confused about which option or way should I go. OT or SMOF??? plz any body give me a clear idea of choice based on what is more useful and recommended by TF?

Thanks a lot.
SMOF development has been discontinued. You should not use it anymore as it probably does not work with latest WP versions.

Thanks Smartik for a great reply. So I have to go with OT then. Thanks.

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If anyone has any other suggestion. Please post here :) Good luck to all, happy coding.

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It would also be worth looking into the Theme Cusotmization API. https://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Customization_API

I’m using this for my next theme and I wish I started using it sooner.

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