Getting ready to do accessibility reviews

The scope of this post is reviewing accessible themes submitted to WordPress.org. Updated December 6 2017. The accessibility-ready tag has been available in the WordPress.org theme directory for over 2…

Things to consider when using underscores

I use underscores as a base for my WordPress themes, and many -if not most -themes submitted to the WordPress.org’s theme directory are based on it as well. But there…

How to get your theme live faster

When authors submit themes to the WordPress.org theme directory they are sometimes surprised that they might need to wait up to 8 weeks for a review. One of the resons…

My theme review process

Updated September 2017. The Theme Review Team on WordPress.org encourages reviewers to find their own flow and tools that work for them. There is no right or wrong way to…

You don’t need searchform.php

Searchform.php is only needed if you are actually making changes to the default search form. While reviewing themes submitted to WordPress.org, I often notice that authors are including searchform.php without making…