No, nothing like that. It just requires adjustments to the theme options page like you&#39;d see with plugins.<br clear="all"><br><br>Bryan Phillip Hadaway<br>
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<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:philip@frumph.net" target="_blank">philip@frumph.net</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

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<div>Have you experienced the activation, does it require a registration?† 
If it does Ė thatís crippleware.† I still say no either way; it cripples 
the theme by not activating by placing big huge words on the end users 
visual.</div>
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<div><b>From:</b> <a title="bhadaway@gmail.com" href="mailto:bhadaway@gmail.com" target="_blank">Bryan Hadaway</a> </div>
<div><b>Sent:</b> Saturday, September 22, 2012 9:20 PM</div>
<div><b>To:</b> <a title="theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org" href="mailto:theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org" target="_blank">theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org</a> 
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<div><b>Subject:</b> Re: [theme-reviewers] Theme 2-Step 
Activation</div></div></div>
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<div style="font-size:small;font-style:normal;text-decoration:none;font-family:&#39;Calibri&#39;;display:inline;font-weight:normal">Well, 
they&#39;re not trying to upsell or anything, so I don&#39;t think that applies exactly. 
It&#39;s just an unconventional setup that requires further &quot;user activation steps&quot; 
than normal.<br clear="all"><br><br>Bryan Phillip Hadaway<br>
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<div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 10:18 PM, Philip M. Hofer 
(Frumph) <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:philip@frumph.net" target="_blank">philip@frumph.net</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
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  <div>Itís been agreed that all features and functionality must work 
  out-of-the-box.†† No crippleware allowed.</div>
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  <div>- Phil</div>
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  <div><b>From:</b> <a title="bhadaway@gmail.com" href="mailto:bhadaway@gmail.com" target="_blank">Bryan Hadaway</a> </div>
  <div><b>Sent:</b> Saturday, September 22, 2012 9:15 PM</div>
  <div><b>To:</b> <a title="theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org" href="mailto:theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org" target="_blank">theme-reviewers@lists.wordpress.org</a> </div>
  <div><b>Subject:</b> [theme-reviewers] Theme 2-Step 
  Activation</div></div></div>
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  <div>I know a lot of plugins, after &quot;activating&quot;, still need to 
  actually be activated in the plugins settings, but is this allowed for 
  themes?<br><br>After activating a theme I&#39;m reviewing on the front-end of the 
  theme appears at the top:<br>
  <h1 style="MARGIN-TOP:50px;COLOR:red">YOU NEED TO CLICK ON THE CHILDISHLY 
  SIMPLE OPTIONS BUTTON IN ADMIN / APPEARANCE TO ACTIVATE THIS 
  THEME</h1><br>Now, respectively, some themes are more complicated than others 
  and need to be appropriately adjusted, but can an exception be made here or 
  not, any theme absolutely must simply just work out-of-the-box?<br><br>Thanks, 
  Bryan<br clear="all"><br><br>Bryan Phillip Hadaway<br>
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