[wp-hackers] Text ads in themes
miklb.online at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 16:52:14 GMT 2006
It's becoming more and more common. wpthemes.info all the downloads there,
I believe, have similar links in the footer as well.
And to think, my first release, I felt guilty putting a link back to my site
in the footer...
On 9/9/06, Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:
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> Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> > I just downloaded Barthelme from plaintxt.org and found this in the
> > Sponsor: <a href="URL_REMOVED" title="New York City Flower Delivery">New
> > York City Flower Delivery</a>
> > Is this common in themes now? For people running theme directories, what
> > is your policy on themes that have ads in theme?
> > Personally I'm fine with a credit link, but I'd rather not have someone
> > else's ads in my theme any more than I'd put their Adsense code.
> This is something that would put me off.
> I wouldn't mind it there if the list of features detailing the theme
> told me it was there _before_ I downloaded. But even then I would
> probably remove it.
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> Peter Westwood
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