[theme-reviewers] Settings API

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Sat Oct 6 12:11:09 UTC 2012

If you're going to create your own HTML for the settings page, then
there's not much point in creating your own equivalent of the
do_settings functions. Just make your own HTML in the main function.


On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 3:52 AM, ethan anwar <ethananwar at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello fellow theme reviewers!
> I've got a bone to pick with the Settings API. Especially with
> do_settings_sections() and do_settings_fields() .
> I would like to create a more advanced Settings Page for my theme but at the
> same time I'd like to stay on the safe side and use everything WordPress has
> to offer.
> Unfortunately WordPress has these two functions to offer and they don't
> really do that much.
> All that do_settings_sections() does is create a <h3> tag and a table
> underneath it for do_settings_fields() to paste the options in. I'm not
> happy with that.
> Basically what I'm asking is "Can I create my own x_do_settings_sections()
> and x_do_settings_fields() and use those instead? They will be pretty much
> the same ones as the default ones declared in
> wp-admin/includes/template.php, only that they'll generate a little
> different HTML (divs with ID's and classes and no tables).
> Thanks a lot!
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