[theme-reviewers] unable to upload please advice

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Thu Aug 23 07:57:54 UTC 2012

Hi Petar,

So this is for backward compatibility only, I would leave this for Otto
(when time permits).


On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Petar Genev <petar.genev at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I am trying to upload a theme via
> http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/upload/
> I get the following two errors:
>    - REQUIRED: *add_contextual_help* found in the file *theme-options.php*.
>    Deprecated since version *3.3*. Use *
>    get_current_screen()->add_help_tab()* instead.
>    - RECOMMENDED: *get_current_theme* found in the file *theme-options.php
>    *. Deprecated since version *3.4*. Use *wp_get_theme()* instead.
> I do not consider those two as errors because in the code I make an IF
> statement that checks if the new function exists and if it does not it
> would call the old one. This is how I make sure I use the new function if
> the wordpress installation is new version and use the old function on old
> wp installations.
> I can easily use only the new functions but then my theme will not work
> fine on old versions of WP which I'd like my theme to support. By old
> versions I mean 3.3 and 3.4.
> For example:
> <?php $theme_name = function_exists( 'wp_get_theme' ) ? wp_get_theme() :
> get_current_theme(); ?>
> I think the theme checker finds the old function as a text in the codes
> and rises the errors without following the logic in the IF statements.
> Please tell me what can I do so I can upload my theme?
> Petar
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