[theme-reviewers] Need input from all ( if posssible )

Qamar Ashraf life.object at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 06:19:16 UTC 2013

Hi Jose,

My theme reviewing process is nearly similar to Emil, and the following *Theme
Review Points of Emphasis* by Chip Bennett are really helpful to me as well,


More, I usually study the tickets owned by *WPTRT Admins* to refresh and
increase my knowledge.


On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:

> Hey Jose,
> Just like anything else, we should always have a plan and method in place
> when reviewing Themes.
> For instance I tend to start from the bottom up and/or other way around.
> footer.php and header.php are usually where "you" can find the potential
> problems, such as improper scripts/styles inclusion, bad links, deprecated
> functions, plugin-territory stuff etc.
> If all this "checks-out" I like to open functions.php and go from there.
> Getting familiar with the guidelines<http://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Review> is
> the key.
> My 2¢ :)
> Thanks,
> Emil
> On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Jose Castaneda <jomcastaneda at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hey guys and gals,
>> Some time ago I asked what you felt makes for a good theme reviewer. Some
>> things of course included WP knowledge and coding chops. I know I don't do
>> as many reviews as I used to but when I do I feel like I could improve the
>> experience not only for myself but for the developer.
>> As of late there have been a few more people added to the reviewer list
>> and I think it's awesome to see more people wanting to help. :)
>> I would love to hear tips, advice from some of the more experienced
>> reviewers as well as new as to what you think makes for a good theme
>> review. What process do you use, what steps do you take, what things do you
>> look for?
>> Please share even if it's something simple as I use X-plugin or I really
>> like how _name_ does reviews.
>> I know for me when I assign myself a theme one of the first things I do
>> is look through the SVN link files and make sure there are no
>> custom-anything that could be lost when switching a theme. That does
>> include widgets, meta-data, meta_*, CPT and what not. A good portion of the
>> time I do use a localhost setup but try my best to use my domain to test. I
>> do use some custom posts for video, audio and images but for the rest it's
>> the TUT.
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Qamar Ashraf
Project Manager
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