[theme-reviewers] functions.php best practices and after_setup_theme

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 19:20:21 UTC 2012

Hooking into the appropriate filter or action is more best practice than
anything else, in most cases; but, to give a more concise opinion specific
examples would need to be reviewed.


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Kirk Wight <kwight at kwight.ca> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have it in my head that we require all functions in functions.php be
> hooked to the appropriate action or filter (except setting $content_width
> stuff), but don't see it in the guidelines.
> Do we just mention this as best practice, but allow it otherwise?
> Technically, I can't see it making a difference for setup stuff;
> after_theme_setup fires immediately after functions.php gets loaded anyways
> (but perhaps that cuts in line for plugin or core stuff that might be
> hooked to after_theme_setup?..).
> Thoughts?
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