[theme-reviewers] Default images, Twitter demo, and an option to remove credit link?

Srikanth Koneru tskk79 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 02:03:06 UTC 2013

For issue # 3, simply make it a text link and it should be fine. I thought
it was footer logo too when i reviewed your ribbon theme but then i
realized it was a credit link.

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Trent Lapinski <trent at cyberchimps.com>wrote:

> Hey theme review list,
> Couple questions regarding a recent review that we need clarification on:
> Issue 1: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11164#comment:5
> The theme reviewer claims we need to remove our logo from the default
> image in the feature slider. It is literally just a default image so that
> when someone previews the theme they can see the feature slider in action.
> The image is included with the theme (is NOT hot linked), and doesn't have
> any promotional copy or anything like that.
> The images in question:
> http://wp-themes.com/wp-content/themes/eclipse/images/sliderdefault.jpg
> http://wp-themes.com/wp-content/themes/eclipse/images/slide3.jpg
> Is having my theme shop name in a default demo image a violation of any
> review guidelines?
> Issue 2: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11164#comment:5
> I also have a built-in Twitter feed in my themes, which the default simply
> has our Twitter account so users can see a functional demo of the Twitter
> feature working on the preview / demo page. Is this is violation of any
> theme review guidelines?
> Neither of these "issues" are promotional, and are simply for preview /
> demo purposes. I'm not really sure how were supposed to show the
> functionality of our themes without including defaults?
> Issue 3: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11163#comment:2
> "User should be able to replace/remove Cyberchimps logo located in the
> footer."
> A user can easily edit the footer.php or remove the image from the theme,
> or whatever they want since the theme is GPL. As far as I'm aware, there is
> nothing saying we have to provide an option to make it easier to remove the
> credit link in the footer. We are doing nothing to stop users from removing
> the link.
> Thanks!
> --Trent Lapinski
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