[theme-reviewers] Review of Child Themes?

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 18:16:03 UTC 2012

Although I do state my Child-Themes (in the repository) are such and note
their respective Parent-Themes, I agree this is redundant information given
the other visual clues and core functionality. I just haven't updated the
descriptions since the original Child-Theme inclusion discussions ...
probably should put that on my To-Do list (*grin*)


On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Dane Morgan <dane at danemorganmedia.com>
> wrote:
> >> Child themes in /extend automagically get a pretty blue button linking
> >> to their parent.
> >
> > But the description shows up in their dashboard if they managed to
> install
> > it without seeing the blue button.
> Generally speaking, I think the case of people downloading the ZIP and
> uploading it to their site manually is pretty rare. Most people use
> the auto-install mechanism, which as of 3.4 just installs the theme
> and then installs the parent if needed.
> If they did happen to install the child without the parent, then the
> theme list shows them the problem, tells them what the parent is, and
> I don't think it will let them activate (might be wrong on that last
> one).
> I'm sure there's interface improvements that could be made, but I
> think it's of the nature where core can do it. Theme authors should
> not have to specify this stuff specifically in descriptions as it
> might be redundant information.
> -Otto
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