[theme-reviewers] Frontpage Templating
chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Feb 28 19:32:42 UTC 2013
In the future (depending on when the related core ticket is completed),
Themes will be able to declare that they are intended to display a static
front page by default. At that time, I would assume that the previewer will
be configured to support such Theme declarations. Until then, I believe
that all Themes display the blog posts index in the previewer.
Otto may be able to provide more details on that front...
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Evan Scoboria <evan at sheamediaco.com> wrote:
> Hi Chip,
> Thanks for the reply.
> I guess that was an awkward way of saying that without the custom front
> page set, the theme will not be displaying all the features I've tried to
> make available through the custom front page template.
> I've also built an automated example content loader that creates a front
> page along with some secondary pages, a few posts, a couple custom
> post-type items, generates a menu, and attaches featured images where
> useful. Would a feature like this be considered for use when setting up the
> Thanks again,
> Evan Scoboria
> Shea Media, LLC
> evan at sheamediaco.com
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>> Why will things not "really work the way they should" if the blog posts
>> index is displayed as the site front page?
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 2:09 PM, Evan Scoboria <evan at sheamediaco.com>wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have a theme that went through it's first round of review last week
>>> and as I'm fixing the few issues that were listed I realized I had a
>>> question about how themes are displayed on the directory. The theme I'm
>>> working on uses a custom frontpage template. Without applying it things
>>> don't really work the way they should. Will a "home" page with the correct
>>> template be applied as the Front Page in Settings >> Reading if this is how
>>> the theme works best?
>>> Thank you all for the guidance,
>>> Evan Scoboria
>>> Shea Media, LLC
>>> evan at sheamediaco.com
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>>> theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
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