[theme-reviewers] THEME URI

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Thu Jul 24 17:26:20 UTC 2014

I thought we did not require, but not a problem, it's all good :)

Current guideline says: *Avoid using WordPress.org as your Theme or Author
URI*, which I added while back.

Should we alter to not to use instead of avoid?

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 6:30 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:56 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:
>> Avoid using WordPress.org as your Theme or Author URI.
>> http://make.wordpress.org/themes/guidelines/guidelines-license-theme-name-credit-links-up-sell-themes/
>> But yes, they can :)
> I'm going to actually say no on this one. Unless you're an official
> wordpress.org theme like Twenty-* or so forth, you should not use the
> WordPress.org URI for your theme URI or author URI. There is no technical
> reason for this, we'd simply prefer it if you didn't.
> I would not fail a theme *solely* because of this, but I would put it in
> the "must fix" category if there were other reasons to not-approve the
> theme.
> -Otto
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