[theme-reviewers] Guidance on theme security

Gene Robinson emhr at submersible.me
Wed Oct 20 16:39:15 UTC 2010

There is a definite need for more quality tutorials on security with respect to theme development. I am seeing a staggering number of tutorials for options pages many of which appear to not account security. 

Look at these results. A plethora of top tens and relevant tutorials vs. 51 results from a rare combinations of terms.



Even Automattic recently promoted the shared release of an insecure options page:

As a community, we appear not to have caught up with the enhancements to security in the core. There is much room for improvement in this area.


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