[theme-reviewers] How to request "grandfathered" exception to WP 3.9 Theme guidelines?
chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Mar 6 17:27:25 UTC 2014
Also, you have a functionality plugin already. Transitioning your users to
it should be easy. Just read the theme head/footer script option value and
write it to a plugin option.
On Mar 6, 2014 12:20 PM, "Bruce Wampler" <weavertheme at gmail.com> wrote:
> So the answer on getting a grandfathered exception is to discuss it here?
> header/footer would have them stripped from previous settings by changing
> the Settings API filter.
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>> For which *specific* guideline (s) do you want a grandfather exception?
>> On Mar 6, 2014 11:38 AM, "Bruce Wampler" <weavertheme at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> After reviewing the impacts on my themes of the proposed 3.9 theme
>>> guidelines, I've reached the conclusion that conforming to one particular
>>> new requirement will seriously impact my thousands of existing users - many
>>> many users would have their options simply disappear, thus breaking their
>>> sites. Because of the way the Settings API work, this particular option
>>> would simply be erased.
>>> I was working on complying when I discovered this serious problem. There
>>> is no solution I can figure out to avoid existing users losing settings
>>> upon update.
>>> How do I go about requesting getting a permanent "grandfathered"
>>> exemption to one of the new guidelines for my existing themes?
>>> Bruce Wampler
>>> theme-reviewers mailing list
>>> theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
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