[theme-reviewers] Adding warnings to Theme-Check for remove_filter on wpautop and wptexturize

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 12:44:36 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:

> Given that Themes should not be adding post-content shortcodes, removing
> the wpautop filter from shortcodes should be a non-issue.

Some theme authors provide their own shortcodes for end-users to use that
are relevant to the theme and its uniqueness. I do not see a reason why
this should change

> I concur with making this (and any other filter that Themes shouldn't be
> removing) a *warning* level error.

As noted by @_mfields, there are reasonable use-cases where these filters
are removed (and re-added) as well. I would lean much more to the INFO or
RECOMMENDED notice levels versus the show-stopper WARNING level, but then
again we can always add appropriately written themes to the exempt list as


PS: Please excuse the inline reply. EAC
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