[theme-reviewers] Up-sell theme
edward.caissie at gmail.com
Wed May 22 16:46:25 UTC 2013
Basically, the "free" version of the theme cannot be locking out any "core"
functionality behind its pay-wall ... although finding a good explanatory
example may be a bit difficult.
Let's consider, for example, the "free" theme offers basic Post-Format
support and the "paid" version offers enhanced styling and functionality
attached to the same supported Post Formats would be fine; but, offering
basic Post-Format support for only some of the types in the "free" version
and similar basic support for all Post-Format types in the "paid" version
would not be fine (especially given the new functionality being added to
core with 3.6).
Unfortunately this does create a bit more work (for example, researching
the "paid" theme) when reviewing an "up-sell" theme; and, this might be
considered part of what is meant by "more rigorous or additional
On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Greg Priday <greg at siteorigin.com> wrote:
> I've never been all that sure what those additional requirements might be.
> That said, I've actually updated this theme and removed the premium upgrade.
> Sorry Mel, I only got the update in after you started reviewing.
> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Srikanth Koneru <tskk79 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is no free to pro ratio.
>> Just stringent application of rules that apply to free themes.
>> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM, esmi at quirm dot net <esmi at quirm.net>wrote:
>>> Quite a few features in this theme are locked unless you upgrade to the
>>> premium version. Nothing that's a showstopper but, based upon:
>>> "Up-sell Themes may be subjected to more rigorous or additional
>>> Theme-Review requirements, at the discretion of the Theme Review Team "
>>> What should I be looking for/at?
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>>> theme-reviewers at lists.**wordpress.org<theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org>
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