[theme-reviewers] Pages: date/time stamp should not be displayed?!
sabreuse at gmail.com
Thu May 16 16:33:42 UTC 2013
Sorry to follow up to my own email, but the first version of the Unit
Test codex page at
has "Make sure datestamps or timestamps are not visible." in 2010 --
as authored by Cais ;)
On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Amy Hendrix <sabreuse at gmail.com> wrote:
> The guideline that Posts should display timestamps but Pages should
> not has been around for as long as I've been using the Theme Unit Test
> -- I completely agree that stale information on posts is always an
> issue, but IME the norm for just about all the users I deal with is
> that static pages should be seen as static, not time-dependent.
> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:
>> I did not have time to check latest version yet, however I do agree
>> that timestamp should be displayed and not dictated if that is the case.
>> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>
>>> I was just reviewing the latest Theme Unit Test data (mostly because I
>>> cannot seem to get the entire data set to import into my local test
>>> environment) and noticed "date/time stamp should not be displayed" ...
>>> perhaps I missed some extensive discussion but where did this guideline come
>>> This is the single most common complaint about information found on
>>> WordPress installations that I hear, the reader generally has no idea if the
>>> information is current or stale ... and more often than not those search
>>> results that appear to rank highest tend also to be the ones that are
>>> I can see the category/tag meta data not being displayed (mostly due to it
>>> not being available in a default installation) but to not show the timestamp
>>> by reason of it being a guideline, that simply does not make sense.
>>> By design? Yes. By theme author prerogative? Yes. Dictated by the WPTRT?
>>> Edward Caissie
>>> aka Cais.
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