[theme-reviewers] Draft Theme Development Checklist

Lance Willett nanobar at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 04:43:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Edward Caissie
<edward.caissie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm sure I can help with the "cleanup and copyediting" (cnc?) TODO items.

That's great, that would be a big help.

Copyediting tips:

- Capitalize the word "Theme", and the first time it's mentioned on
the page it should be "WordPress Theme" (Theme thereafter). (Same goes
for Plugin.)
- All inline code should be marked up as <tt> or <code>. Longer
snippets should be wrapped in <pre> tags.
- Use full sentences where possible, and end sentences with periods.
- Sections titles should be in title case (Testing Your Theme instead
of Testing your theme).
- HTML elements should be lowercase and formatted as code.
- Links to Codex pages should use MediaWiki formatting, and use the
name of the Codex page as the link text if possible.
- For all WordPress functions, actions, templates, et cetera -- link
the word or phrase to the appropriate Codex page (if it exists).

Cleanup tips:

- Make sure lists are nested correctly.
- Make sure heading levels are correct (per

See more at http://codex.wordpress.org/Codex:Styles and

Thanks again,

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