[theme-reviewers] Theme Names
jomcastaneda at gmail.com
Sun May 11 07:10:47 UTC 2014
Yes and no. It would be like me submitting a theme called Solar and then
somebody else submitting a theme called Solar Flare. The biggest thing
really is communicating that with the author. If they really have an issue
with it we can, as a team, come up with a reasonable solution, right?
Granted some are more active than others but more feedback is better than
Let's just not turn this into a witch hunt.
On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Srikanth Koneru <tskk79 at gmail.com> wrote:
> But Business is toooooo generic and fair game according to Chip.
> On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 4:25 AM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:
>> Dear Reviewers,
>> (*while we hate to Police the names*)
>> Before we do an actual Theme review, can you please check the names first
>> and if the name is not appropriate, don't approve, or even continue with
>> the ticket at all.
>> We have been approving names similar to:
>> - My Business
>> - Your Business
>> - Our Business
>> - Flat Bootstrap
>> - Real Bootstrap
>> - Better Bootstrap
>> - Good News
>> - All News
>> - Real-Estate News
>> That's not good and also makes admins job difficult when we need to
>> reopen the ticket and close as not-approved because of the Theme name.
>> So if we already have a Theme called *Example*, *WP Example* won't be
>> appropriate, therefore should not be approved either.
>> Names must not be related to another Theme and no SEO injected keywords
>> This is a full-stop and instant not-approval, no questions asked.
>> Why? Two reasons.
>> 1) Our guideline says:
>> - Themes are required to use appropriate Theme Names.
>> - Themes are not to use related Theme names (e.g. WP Twenty Fourteen,
>> Twenty Fourteen WP, The Twenty Fourteen, etc.) in their name.
>> 2) When Theme name changes it goes into different priority and won't be
>> associated with first submission in anyway. It becomes a totally different
>> This is to avoid confusion, not only for users, but also for authors as
>> Once we mark the ticket live there's nothing more we can do about, so if
>> you can, let's try to avoid that please!
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