[theme-reviewers] Unregistering default widgets

Merci Javier mercijavier at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 02:33:16 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:

> Deregistering core widgets should only be done if an enhanced version of
> that exact widget is registered that includes *all* of the original
> widget's functionality; otherwise just register a new *required
> theme-specific* widget.

+1 on this. I recall reviewing a theme where the Recent Posts widget was
deregistered and replaced with an "enhanced" widget with images and
excerpts but didn't include option for the basic Recent Post functionality
for just plain links.
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