[theme-reviewers] Reconsider requirement of dynamic_sidebar() and register_sidebar()

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Fri Aug 31 23:11:08 UTC 2012

Then if that's the case, I'd change my opinion to treating Widget
functionality the same as we treat all other add_theme_support() features:
recommended, but not required; but if implemented, required to support core


On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 5:39 PM, Justin Tadlock <justin at justintadlock.com>wrote:
>> I could be wrong, but I think it was originally added when widgets were
>> just getting added into core to replace the old "edit your sidebar.php"
>> type of thing that users were forced to do.  It was a way to tell theme
>> authors to update their themes to use the new system.  But, we're long past
>> that point now.
> 100% correct here. I agree we're past that point.
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