[theme-reviewers] Header Redirect: Any Good Reason For This?

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 18:54:20 UTC 2010

@Ken - This definitely sounds like a great idea to explore ...

... perhaps a public facing version of the style.css header block as a
starting point for the discussion?


On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Ken (WraithKenny)
<ken.adcstudio at gmail.com>wrote:

> Interesting technique. Perhaps this is an opportunity to specifically allow
> a colophon/about page (rather then allowing a redirect). If a user browses
> to the theme's directory then it might be nice to have some info about the
> theme and it's designer, IF it could be done without effecting the site's
> operation. It'd have to be considered whether it could be abused (links) or
> effect the site it's on (content index by Google, etc.) and if there's any
> realistic work-arounds (no-index, no-robot settings, no-follows, no links at
> all, links only to wordpress.org theme page, &c.).
> Perhaps a best practice recommended way of constructing the page, or an
> autogenerated page using data from the repo meta?
> It'd give a legitimate venue for designers who otherwise would like to add
> credits somehow. (As long as they don't claim that it can't be removed)
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