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

Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) philip at frumph.net
Mon Jun 11 22:30:04 UTC 2012

Think of it this way, you're neither adding or removing any additional steps 
that they have had to take previous.   If they want to make a blank 
background, there are a number of different ways to accomplish it.   Having 
it this way will enable users to continue per-norm instead of learning a new 
methodology to accomplish the same thing.

-----Original Message----- 
From: Otto
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 3:21 PM
To: theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
Subject: Re: [theme-reviewers] Something we need to check for 3.4 
appearance -> background

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph)
<philip at frumph.net> wrote:
> While I see  what you're saying, and it's very valid.  It is not the
> behavior that would be the most beneficial to creators.

Here's one possible example of a rule that will need to be REQUIRED as
of 3.4 because of this reversion:

- If the theme uses the core custom-background functionality, and also
specifies a background-image for the site in the stylesheet, then the
background image MUST be on the body tag, and the
body.custom-background MUST have background-image: none as a rule in
the stylesheet as well. This is to ensure that the custom background
image functionality works properly when the user elects to not have a

You asked for it, you got it. Now make sure it gets done right.

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