[theme-reviewers] Options Framework Discussion
abhik at itsabhik.com
Thu Apr 18 11:44:42 UTC 2013
I love to use, and always go with, the theme version of the Options
Since plugin dependency is a strict no for themes, and the theme version of
Options Framework looks so integral part of the theme, the theme version is
the way to go in my opinion.
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Justin Tadlock <justin at justintadlock.com>wrote:
> We'd have to look at things on a case-by-case basis. We can't just
> generalize all libraries/frameworks/scripts. But, in general, I'd argue
> for inclusion within the theme. This is an approach that I've been using
> successfully since 2008, so I'm hardly unbiased.
> For the Options Framework in particular, I think it needs to be within the
> theme. It seems like an integral component to the theme. It's part of
> what makes a particular theme what it is.
> With that said, I see no issue with a plugin approach as long as the theme
> functioned correctly without the plugin. As far as I'm concerned, it is an
> equally valid approach. And, encouraging alternative approaches is
> something we should do a bit more of within the theme reviewer circle and
> the larger WP theme community.
> On 4/17/2013 9:46 PM, Devin Price wrote:
>> Hi. I wanted to bring a discussion that Chip and I were having in ticket
>> to the larger group for feedback.
>> The question is whether libraries like the "Options Framework" should be
>> bundled directly with the theme or if it's better to use a plugin to enable
>> the functionality.
>> I've always considered both approaches equally valid- though I recommend
>> using the plugin version if no modifications are being made to the
>> framework. Arguments for both are represented in the ticket:
>> Curious to know what other people think.
>> Thanks much,
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