[theme-reviewers] Theme and Author URIs

Daniel danielx386 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 22:32:02 UTC 2014

Hey Otto,

I don't know if this part of it but I'm sure that there are going to
be people who has a free domain such as .tk or .cz.cc and they
(sometime) are not under the user's control.
Daniel Fenn

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 9:19 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> Just a note to all:
> Theme and Author URIs should not be URLs on the wordpress.org domain.
> This isn't a requirement, and those are fine for temporary usage when
> an author has no URI of their own to use for the moment. But I would
> suggest to the author that they use a URI that is under their control.
> The URI fields do kind of matter in the long run, and they should be
> on their own domains or otherwise under their own control.
> The URIs are the most unique identifier we have for themes or plugins.
> They mark where a piece of code's "home" is. So if we eventually do
> use them as a unique identifier, they should be in places controlled
> by the author. This will help everybody long term.
> -Otto
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