[theme-reviewers] Becoming a theme reviewer
jomcastaneda at gmail.com
Fri Jun 7 10:44:02 UTC 2013
It's funny, Peter, I don't know why I didn't even think about having an
understanding of WordPress as one. I do agree that giving back to WordPress
may be one of the bigger reasons for wanting to be a part as well.
I'd love to hear what the admin have to say as well if/when they get a
For me it is currently something I do on the side. The reason for wanting
to be part of the team is because I wanted to learn more about WordPress.
On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 10:55 PM, Peter Kakoma <kakomap at gmail.com> wrote:
> A good theme reviewer needs a solid understanding of the way WordPress
> works; Knowing PHP,HTML, CSS, JS is one thing, knowing how they gel
> together in the WordPress world is something slightly different. Hooks,
> filters, template files, plugins, etc
> Steps towards attaining that solid understanding come with , at the lowest
> level of the pyramid, creating a theme, submitting it for approval and
> getting it approved. It is one thing to read through all the rules; it is
> another reading through them knowing that the theme you submit is going to
> be judged by them. You'll comprehend them better and they'll become
> I wanted to review themes because I had a theme to give away; I read the
> rules to the dot, created the theme and hit submit. It was rejected; I
> realized I hadn't internalized the rules. Re-read the rules over and over
> and cleaned-up after myself. Became a reviewer to create better
> themes....and to give back to WordPress
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 5:09 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
>> Actually, I'd be grateful if people *did* reply here on the mail-list.
>> I'd love to hear what people have to say. Such honest feedback loops are
>> usually the most valuable means of improvement.
>> On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Jose Castaneda <jomcastaneda at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hey ladies and gentlemen,
>>> I am in the middle or writing a post on what it takes to become part of
>>> the WPTRT and would love to get your feedback. Of course the basic
>>> about not only experiences but what you feel makes a for a good theme
>>> reviewer and what made you decide you wanted to review themes.
>>> If this is in the wrong place, my apologies, but please don't hesitate
>>> to email directly so as not to flood the list with all the replies.
>>> Thank in advance,
>>> theme-reviewers mailing list
>>> theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
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