[theme-reviewers] Denied From Commercial List

Slobodan Manic slobodan.manic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 07:33:30 UTC 2013

I agree with you. Less themes usually means more time spent on each one.

Standard Theme is there (rightfully), that's just one theme, and it's
great, so if that was the only reason for your theme shop being denied, I
don't think that's good.


Slobodan Manic

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 8:25 AM, Bryan Hadaway <bhadaway at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, I finally got an answer back regarding this, and was denied despite
> meeting all criteria listed here:
> http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/commercial/
> The reason was that my theme shop only offers one premium theme. There is
> no rhyme or reason to this decision that I can see.
> Whether someone offers 1 or 50 premium themes makes little to no
> difference to the end-user, who by all reasonable logic, will be picking
> only one theme to purchase anyways.
> One could argue that by only offering one premium theme could only mean a
> better product, documentation, support because of it being so dedicated and
> specific.
> Furthermore, what is the importance of the individual theme shops having a
> variety of themes anyways, isn't this the point of the commercial list in
> the first place, to give users options of what premium GPL-compatible
> themes are out there should they want to go that route?
> Considering many of you are also developers or sale your own works and we
> also discuss issues of selling themes and a number of other issues besides
> always specifically theme review related issues, this list definitely seems
> like the most appropriate and relevant place to bring this discussion.
> Does anyone agree, anyone else turned down? Is there room for discussion
> here or is this hidden criteria to remain forever?
> Thanks
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