[theme-reviewers] Can Options Framework be included with the theme?
chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Mar 26 13:34:57 UTC 2014
"An options panel is included for uploading logos and and changing the
The Theme claims to have an options panel. Without the Plugin, it does not.
Thus, the Theme does not work as-advertised, out-of-the-box.
On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:14 AM, Ulrich Pogson <grapplerulrich at gmail.com>wrote:
> @Otto - The full question would be: "Why do the setting/option frameworks
> need to be bundled into the theme and cannot be loaded as plugin?"
> It is possible for a theme to work without installing the framework. The
> theme would only be missing extra options. For me it is clear that all
> themes need to function without the need of plugins but they are able to
> provide support for specific plugins.
> You can see this theme that does it without any issues.
> On 25 March 2014 20:34, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Ulrich Pogson <grapplerulrich at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Thanks Emil for clearing that up.
>>> What is the reasoning behind the decision?
>>> Could we include this in the guidelines as a lot of themes are using
>>> settings frameworks and not every new reviewer will know to check this
>>> thread to find out about this guideline?
>>> Thanks :)
>> I don't understand the question here..
>> If the theme requires a plugin to work, then the theme doesn't work.
>> Should fail on that alone. Themes should work standalone.
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