[theme-reviewers] Theme and Author URIs

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Tue Jan 14 23:47:15 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 4:19 PM, 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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