[theme-reviewers] Exposing admin urls

Srikanth Koneru tskk79 at gmail.com
Fri May 17 11:15:23 UTC 2013

I was asked to wrap current_user_can('edit_theme_options') around an admin
url once, so you are not being picky :)
You can ask the theme author to display that message only for admin of the

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 4:38 PM, esmi at quirm dot net <esmi at quirm.net>wrote:

> Just started my first theme review, so this may be the first of many
> questions. Sorry... :-)
> How do we feel about exposing admin urls when a user is not logged in?
> The theme I am reviewing uses admin_url() in the unpopulated sidebar and
> footer to direct the site admin to Appearance -> Widgets. But this link is
> also visible to non-logged-in users. I appreciate that the WP admin url is
> hardly a secret but, if was me, I'd only display the link within a
> conditional to check that the user is logged in & had the appropriate
> privileges.
> Is this worth noting? Perhaps as a recommended fix in a future version? Or
> am I being just too darn picky?
> Mel
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