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Sean Pascoe17,151 Points
update_option() creates database entries?
So it looks like you use update_option() to actually create the initial database entries. Is this standard procedure (versus add_option())? A little more explanation on the add/get/update/delete functions would've been helpful.
Yojance Rabelo1,156 Points
It's just a safe way of saying if it hasn't been created yet, then go ahead and create it. In other words, update_option will first check to see if the option exists, if it doesn't exists, create it.