[theme-reviewers] Something we need to check for 3.4 appearance -> background

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Jun 11 19:07:22 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> I think this is the real key here:
> *Neither* the parent nor the child should be attempting to adjust the
> background image in the style.css file at this point.
> The only real issue is: right now, Themes are *not* required to support
> custom backgrounds. Should custom-background support criticality be bumped
> up from *recommended* to *required*?

No, I don't think that's necessary. If the parent uses
custom-backgrounds, then children can override them in the
functions.php file. If the parent doesn't use custom-backgrounds, then
children can either override them by adding custom backgrounds or just
changing their styles to accommodate.


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