1.2 Theme Options Page vs. WordPress Customizer
As mentioned in the course introduction, the WordPress customizer is probably the easiest option for customizing the front-end. The main reason is that it’s built in; you don’t need to install additional plugins to use it. Additionally, it has a great live preview on the side that makes customizing really intuitive.
A theme options page, on the other hand, is custom, which means you need to need to hard code it in the theme files or use it as a separate plugin.
Let’s find out which is better.