[theme-reviewers] re-releasing an old theme under old name or new name?
brycead at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 00:17:33 UTC 2012
Even though the developer hasn't updated it in 2 years, without their permission you wouldn't be able to use the original name/page. I would re-release it under a new name like 'iBlog Reloaded' or something that makes it clear that yours is your own version and newer.
On Wednesday, 3 October 2012 at 10:07 AM, CONNOR Wayne and Jill wrote:
> The iblog theme has not been updated for 2 years, and the developer (pagelines) now has a 'pro' version they sell. I've been using the old version and plan on re'releasing it (under GPL, with credit to original author) with some improvements on wordpress.org (http://wordpress.org).
> Is it best to do it under original name (http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/iblog) and is this possible, or do I just release it under a new name?
> !This theme hasn't been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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