[wp-hackers] Need help with: coding new Plugin options

Malaiac malaiac at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 00:40:08 GMT 2008

2008/11/6 Alan J Castonguay <alan at verselogic.net>:
> This is a question which I also would like to see answered. I have seen
> arguments both ways, and it seems like options.php is supposed to do magic
> for options-updates, but this isn't used by a lot of the plugins I've looked
> at. Is there any consensus on best-practice for options updating?

imho, there is no need to recode what's already been coded in WP core admin
options.php seems to be ready made for that, so that I don't see the
point in adding overhead to a custom plugin options page, unless maybe
if the plugin options are a massive part of the plugin (wp-o-matic
comes to mind)


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