Monthly Archives: January 2012

How To Use Screen Options in your WordPress Plugin

If you have used WordPress, you have almost certainly noticed the ‘Screen Options’ and ‘Help’ tabs located in the upper-right of just about every WordPress admin screen. These tabs let users get help or manage settings related to their current page. For example, while on the dashboard page, the number of columns can be set, as well as the sections of content to show. While on the posts page, specific columns can be enabled or disabled, and the number of posts to show per page can be set. These options are user-specific, and are stored in the WordPress database so that the next time the user logs in, their settings are retained. Continue reading How To Use Screen Options in your WordPress Plugin