[theme-reviewers] Per-Post Layout Options

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Aug 8 20:43:57 UTC 2011

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 12:27 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> I am considering adding post meta to allow for per-post layout selection. It
> is simple enough to implement; however, here's my question: would this cross
> the content/presentation line? Or expressed differently: would it be
> inappropriate to add Theme-specific custom post meta in this manner, given
> that such metadata would be mostly useless to the user after switching
> Themes?

Post meta for this use is fine, just prefix the meta key with your
theme name so that it's obvious where the meta came from.

Not necessary to offer a cleanup option as such, but might be a nice feature.


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