[theme-reviewers] Unregistering default widgets

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Sat Jun 2 03:20:25 UTC 2012

So custom widget to replace a default widget while keeping default
functionalities and extending them should be good and "removing" the core
widgets without any replacement is not? If so that sounds good to me.


On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:33 PM, Merci Javier <mercijavier at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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