Creating Customizer options for themes and plugins

In WordPress 4.1 the “Theme Customizer” was changed to the “Customizer” with the intent that it could be used as the interface for any settings for customizing WordPress themes or plugins. Very few developers are taking advantage of this built-in options panel. Through some examples, we will see how easy it is to use the Customizer API.

Some understanding of WordPress actions/filters, php and javascript.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to add settings to the Customizer for custom plugins and themes.