[theme-reviewers] Screenshot & "reasonable facsimile"!
chip at chipbennett.net
Fri Aug 2 13:20:14 UTC 2013
Yep, that's why the guideline includes "reasonable". :)
On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 3:07 AM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:
> IMHO, we aren't strict, as long as this isn't far, far away from what the
> Theme should be and look like you're good.
> On Aug 2, 2013 2:01 AM, "Zulfikar Nore" <zulfikarnore at live.com> wrote:
>> Hello team,
>> I am of the opinion that "the Screenshot must be of a reasonable
>> facsimile" of the theme with "default settings"
>> does not mean that it must be completely bare! i.e no sidebar widgets,
>> slider and features that take not much
>> effort to configure/enable.
>> "Default settings" can be user configurable and off by default - does it
>> harm to highlight the themes capabilities
>> if those are it's main features and purpose?
>> "Default settings" can also mean a simple drag and drop of a widget in
>> place, a check box or two to enable a feature
>> and the likes - I believe this constitute a "reasonable facsimile"
>> presentation of the theme.
>> Advanced settings are the ones that must be discouraged as it would take
>> a whole lot of configuration on the part
>> of the end user to get their site looking anywhere near what a screenshot
>> with the advanced features highlighted.
>> I could be wrong with this opinion and would therefore love to hear your
>> views from both side of the fence - as a
>> developer and as a reviewer :)
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