Spooky! A Halloween theme adoption

Last year, I released a Christmas theme, and I wanted to create a holiday theme this year as well.  While I was considering a name for my new theme, I found a theme in the WordPress.org theme directory called Spooky, that had not been updated since 2009.   I thought this was a great name for Halloween, and that it would be fun to see if I could revive it. So I found the contact information to the themes creator, Esther, from webmatter.de in the themes readme file, and to my surprise, she soon replied back and said yes, I could adopt the theme! To adopt a theme, you need to change the username of the author in the back end of the WordPress.org theme directory. So In order to do that, I contacted the Team Leads of the WordPress.org Theme Review Team who quickly transferred the theme over to my account. When…

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