[theme-reviewers] Draft Theme Development Checklist

Joseph Scott joseph at josephscott.org
Thu Jul 15 22:37:57 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Lance Willett <nanobar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just a quick reminder about the pages on WordPress.org that need
> updating. Am I correct that you are able to edit those?
> Here's a more detailed list of what needs to change:
> 1. http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/upload/


> - I think removing as much of the text from those WP.org pages as
> possible and pointing to the Codex will help in future updates.


> 2. http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/about/
> - Rename Checklist section to Guidelines, and point to all three of
> the related Codex links: Theme Development, Theme Review, and Theme
> Unit Test as starting points.


> - Then remove all the text under guidelines and tags and merge that
> over to the Theme Review page on the Codex so that volunteers can
> update the text without contacting Automattic. (Does that make sense?
> Or would you rather have full control of it?)

I did most of this.  I left the tag list because those are enforced by
the upload process, so we can move them to a wiki page, but then
someone would have to manually keep them in sync.

Joseph Scott
joseph at josephscott.org

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