[theme-reviewers] tracking code in themes

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Mar 8 17:08:56 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 6:12 AM, yulian yordanov <yul.yordanov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently reviewing a theme which has tracking code in its functions from a
> service called "PressTrends" http://presstrends.io/ This service fetches
> details about users to theme's author for statistical purposes, but I'm
> wondering is it's OK for a theme in WP repository?

This sort of thing will not be allowed in the repository if the code
is enabled-by-default. It must be explicitly enabled by the user, and
there must be text nearby this option that explains what data is sent
and where it is sent to.

That is the word.


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