[theme-reviewers] Plugin-Like Readme.txt for Themes
edward.caissie at gmail.com
Sun Sep 26 02:37:22 UTC 2010
I think the file itself should be required ...
... as to formatting and other related criteria, I think using the Plugin
repository version as a template would work well as a starting point.
If we can get some idea if this is possible, and a reasonable(?) time-line,
we can start working on what could be expected to be included in the file,
On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> That is exactly my reasoning for bringing it up.
> Being able to have repository listing-page sections for FAQs, Use
> Instructions, etc. would be an incredible boon. And getting Theme developers
> in the habit of adding readme documentation similar to what Plugin
> developers provide can only help end-users.
> Also, as the Review Team more and more require certain Theme customizations
> and intended uses (e.g. for "specialized-use" Themes) to be documented,
> having a standard readme format will help Theme developers comply with such
> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:
>> +1 to this idea.
>> It would go a long way to adding, in some cases, much needed theme
>> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 10:09 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>>> Mostly a question for Joseph and Otto:
>>> What would it take to implement the ability for Themes to provide a
>>> Plugin-like Readme.txt (using the same markdown, and generating the same
>>> sections on the Theme's repository listing page)?
>>> I know this suggestion has been kicking around for a LONG time... what
>>> can we do to make it happen?
>>> theme-reviewers mailing list
>>> theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
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