Adding a theme options page

As a theme developer, you have to make a lot of choices when you create a theme. What text should be displayed in certain locations? Will that text always be appropriate? How many posts should you display in a featured item carousel? How many levels should the nested navigation menu have?

Part of being a good developer is knowing when to make these decisions for your theme's users, and when to give the users a choice. Many WordPress users are not comfortable with editing PHP files, so you need to provide some other way for users to make these choices. The best way, in the context of a WordPress theme, is to provide the users with a theme options panel.

Newbies Guide To Online Hobby Profits

Newbies Guide To Online Hobby Profits

Many people are passionate about their hobbies. They make time in their lives for them, spend lot of money on them, and even sometimes move their homes, families and jobs just to be closer to their hobbies. But even if you just enjoy your hobby and perhaps wouldn't class yourself as a fanatic, wouldn't it be great if you could earn money online possibly even a full-time income, from simply telling others people about your passion?

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