[theme-reviewers] Need A Final Call

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Mon Jan 21 14:27:35 UTC 2013

Setting $content_width inside of a callback allows it to be overridden by a
Child Theme. Putting it in the global scope makes it impossible to override.

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 9:01 AM, Michael Fields <michael at mfields.org> wrote:

> In regards to $content_width. This is a global variable recognized by
> core. Conditionally setting it in the global scope is perfectly OK. Themes
> that do this work just as well as themes that hook it into
> after_setup_theme. I do not understand why setting it in the global scope
> would be a requirement. All of the bundled "Twenty" themes do it this way.
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