[theme-reviewers] TEMPLATEPATH/STYLESHEETPATH are being deprecated

Josh Stauffer joshstauffer at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 16:52:34 UTC 2011

Thanks for the heads up, Chip. I've made note of this.

I'm guessing the switch from constants to functions allows for greater


On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 8:40 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:

> Good morning, all,
> Just a heads-up, in case you're not aware: the TEMPLATEPATH and
> STYLESHEETPATH constants are slated for deprecation<http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18298>
> .
> The Guidelines haven't changed yet, but expect that they will in the future
> (most likely with the WordPress 3.3 release). I would strongly recommend
> going ahead and replacing these constants now, with their equivalent
> functions, get_template_directory() and get_stylesheet_directory().
> (See the in-ticket comments for why this is the best practice, anyway.)
> Chip
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