Well I got some sad news yesterday and the news I received makes perfect sense. I am just sad that I didn’t think of it before submitting WP-Starter to WordPress.org.
WP-Starter was sent for final approval and the admin “karmatosed” rejected the theme for the following reason:
Hi, any theme (even child themes) should be different enough to the parent. In this case, your theme isn’t. As a result we are going to have to not approve your theme. If you would like to do changes we can then look at getting them reviewed.
Sucks, but I totally get it. WP-Starter, at least in my mind, is a “starting” point for the end user to create their own theme. However, she isn’t distinctly “different” from her mamma theme WP-Forge. Makes sense.
So do I pursue making WP-Starter distinctly different? At this point I am unsure. What do you think? If I do go the route of changing her does anyone have any ideas of how this can be accomplished? If so I’d love to hear them.
So for now she will remain on Github. Until next time, enjoy!