[theme-reviewers] theme-reviewers Digest, Vol 53, Issue 112

Srikanth Koneru tskk79 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 14:43:43 UTC 2014

Each theme need that copyright/license declaration, seems you get copyright
just by creating a theme, no need to register.

On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 7:57 PM, Bego Mario Garde <pixolin at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  Hello,
> being a Team Review Team Trainee I stumbled upon a theme review guideline
> that is somewhat ambiguous:
> https://make.wordpress.org/themes/handbook/guidelines/license-theme-name-credit-links-up-sell-themes/#copyright
>   Themes are required to declare copyright and license information as
> specified by the applicable license, e.g.:
>   "Twenty Fourteen WordPress Theme, Copyright 2014 WordPress.org"
>   "Twenty Fourteen is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL"
> Do I understand it right, that this only applies to themes that *have* a
> copyright and license information ("if a theme has a copyright, then do it
> this way…") or does that mean, each theme *needs* a copyright and license
> information ("Themes are required to declare copyright!")?
> My knowledge is, a Copyright registration is not mandatory (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_registration#Is_registration_required.3F
> ).
> Could someone give me a hand and explain, how it is meant … and probably
> rephrase it in the guidelines to make it less ambiguous?
> Thank you,
> Bego (@pixolin)
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