[theme-reviewers] Unregister core plugins

Justin Tadlock justin at justintadlock.com
Wed Aug 7 20:37:18 UTC 2013

Honestly, in the several years I've been doing this, I can't think of a 
single time this ever came up in my support forums.  However, I do write 
a custom description for the newly-registered widgets, so that probably 

On 8/7/2013 3:07 PM, esmi at quirm dot net wrote:
> on 07/08/2013 19:41 Edward Caissie said the following:
>> I've "drafted" it onto this Guideline page:
>> http://make.wordpress.org/themes/guidelines/guidelines-plugin-territory/
>> We may need to review this page's title to encompass widgets but let's
>> start with a quick consensus on this wording.
> Just a thought but, if a theme is de-registering a core widget, should 
> this be noted somewhere (eg the theme's readme.txt file & 
> description)? I'm just thinking of how users might react if they 
> suddenly see extra widget options appear/disappear with theme changes.
> Mel

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