[theme-reviewers] A Question - Theme with Plugin

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Tue Jan 29 06:51:47 UTC 2013

IMHO Themes should not bundle plugins with the Theme for couple of reasons:

   - User should be able to swap the Theme without possibility of loosing
   their content.
   - Updates, core and Theme

You are much better off with something like this:
(maybe not the perfect and the only way, but you'll get the idea)

Recommend a plugin instead and prompt your users that they're "missing" a

Quote from Michael FIelds :)

"If you're building a bathroom and you change the wallpaper, the toilet
shouldn't disappear, too."


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 12:18 AM, Ayan Debnath <iosoft at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Sir,
> I am developing a theme for general purpose.
> It will be free when released.
> *I have just one question -*
> My theme needs a 3rd-party WordPress Plugin to handle and manage properly.
> Its *Facebook Plugin* for WordPress.
> How to make sure that its installed together with my own theme ?
> Thanks for the guide.
> Regards
> Ayan Debnath
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