Mastering the WordPress Options API
Note: We’ve revised and expanded this article on the WordPress Options API as part of Up and Running, our multimedia guide to the principles of WordPress development.
Making an Admin Options Page With the WordPress Settings API
This article covers the benefits of the Settings API, how to use it to create admin options pages, and how to keep your sanity despite its oddities.
Why You Should Never, Ever Check “Discourage Search Engines”
In my work as a WordPress consultant, only once have I actually damaged a site I worked on. I left “Discourage search engines from indexing this site” checked on a live site, suppressing the site’s page rank over the weeks until I noticed the mistake.