[theme-reviewers] How much do you charge to list a them under featured section?

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Fri Sep 24 10:30:42 UTC 2010

Hi Satish,

The Theme Review team does not determine which Themes are selected as
"featured" Themes. I'm not sure who does, but I can assure you that we have
not influence or control over the "Featured Theme" selections.



On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 5:10 AM, Satish Gandham <satish.iitg at gmail.com>wrote:

> On what basis are the featured themes selected? Don't tell me they are
> selected for their uniqueness. Tell me how much should I spend to get a
> theme listed in that section?
> Almost 10 themes listed under featured section have been there for the
> last six months (That's since have been closely observing the Wordpress
> theme directory, so it may be longer than that). Themes like Atahualpa,
> constructor,Mystique are out of the box and deserve to be there but rest of
> the themes listed under featured section aren't so special to be listed
> there for years. I think pixel,light world, piano black,Retromania have been
> there for almost 2 years.
> How different is Motion theme from Pixel? Whats the point in listing two
> almost identical themes from the same author in featured section?
> Whats so amazing about Piano Black?
> Monochrome and Piano black are from the same author, is he a friend of
> your?
> Same with pixel and motion.
> If Piano black is such a great theme, how many people are using it?
> Listing 2 themes from the same author listed under featured section,isn't
> fair. I think you should have proper guidelines for listing a theme under
> featured section. Every developer should be given equal exposure. We spend
> lot of time in developing these themes. It's our choice and we enjoy
> developing these themes but, it's demoralizing when our theme which is
> better than other themes doesn't get the enough exposure just because the
> person reviewing the theme doesn't like it, or doesn't have the time to dig
> into see what the theme has to offer.
> Most of the themes listed under popular themes section are popular only
> because they are listed under featured themes, please do something about.
> I hope you will do something about the issue.
> Kind Regards
> Satish Gandham
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