[theme-reviewers] Theme isn't child friendly
pross at pross.org.uk
Tue Feb 12 23:39:20 UTC 2013
The author probably *thought* he was making it fully supported by
using get_stylesheet_directory_uri() in the 1st place. So maybe it
just needs to be easier to understand on the child themes codex page?
On 12 February 2013 23:20, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> Support for Child Themes is certainly recommended. I would be in favor of
> making Child Theme-friendliness required for repository-hosted Themes, but
> it would be something to put up for discussion first.
> I can't think of any reason *not* to require proper use of
> get_template_directory_uri() vs get_stylesheet_directory_uri(), in order to
> facilitate Child Theme-friendliness. But, others may think differently.
> Shall I start a discussion over on Make/Themes?
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM, esmi at quirm dot net <esmi at quirm.net>
>> Hi all,
>> Just wondered if you had any comments on
>> Not so much the lack of support complaint. More the fact that the theme
>> cannot be child-themed because of an over-use of
>> get_stylesheet_directory_uri() instead of get_template_directory_uri() in a
>> few places. Seems a pity that a nice theme is "spoilt" by this oversight.
>> Given that there is a big push in the support forums to stop people editing
>> themes in favour of using custom css plugins or child themes, should support
>> for child themes be recommended? If not even mandatory?
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