[theme-reviewers] Draft Theme Development Checklist

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 11:25:10 UTC 2010


Thanks for the tips and links.

This is going on my personal TODO list (*grin*)


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 12:43 AM, Lance Willett <nanobar at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Cais,
> 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
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Codex:Styles#Overall_Styles).
> See more at http://codex.wordpress.org/Codex:Styles and
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Codex:Guidelines.
> Thanks again,
> -Lance
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