textarea(sample)

Display a textarea input field.

Option Details & Parameters

Type: textarea

Returns: string

Can be placed in: Admin Panels , Admin Tabs , Meta Boxes , Theme Customizer

Parameter Type Description
name string The name of the option, for display purposes only.
id string A unique ID for this option. This ID will be used to get the value for this option.
desc string The description to display together with this option.
default string (Optional) The default value for this option.
livepreview string (Optional) jQuery code that updates something in your site in the live preview. Only used when the option is placed in a theme customizer section. Refer to Livepreview for more information on this parameter.
css string (Optional) CSS rules to be used with this option. Only used when the option is placed in an admin page / panel or a theme customizer section. Refer to Generate CSS Automatically for your options for more information on this parameter.
placeholder string (Optional) The text to display inside the textarea field when the field is empty
is_code boolean (Optional) If true, the font of the field will be monospaced to look better for code input. This does not perform any additional functionality. Defaults to false.

Examples

Creating a textarea option:

$panel->createOption( array(
'name' => 'My Textarea Option',
'id' => 'my_textarea_option',
'type' => 'textarea',
'desc' => 'This is our option'
) );

Or:

$panel->createOption( array(
'name' => 'Custom CSS',
'id' => 'custom_css',
'type' => 'textarea',
'desc' => 'Put your additional CSS rules here',
'is_code' => true,
) );