[theme-reviewers] A Question About Theme Review/Submission

Ryan Frankel ryan.frankel at gmail.com
Wed May 25 20:53:04 UTC 2011

  Is there a mailing list for plugin-reviewers also?  This has all been helpful and it would be nice to have someone look at the plugin conversion when completed.  


On May 24, 2011, at 9:19 PM, Otto wrote:

> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 7:45 PM, Edward Caissie
> <edward.caissie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It would simply require appropriate conditionals be added to the Theme
>> checking for the existence of your plugin that will be doing all of the
>> heavy lifting.
> Ideally, one would hope that the plugin piece adds appropriate
> template rules. For example, it would call thread.php for a forum
> thread request, or forum.php to display a whole forum. Maybe
> ticket.php to display a ticket.. This would allow for a much simpler
> approach to theme design suited to these extension type plugins.
> One could postulate the use of get_template_part() and
> get_query_template() for this as well. With proper use of the
> template_include filter and query processing (via rewrite rules), a
> plugin could easily define its own special templates, with fallbacks
> for themes that don't support it.
> -Otto
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