[wp-hackers] New Default Theme For 2.1 (sandbox)

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Tue Aug 8 02:19:25 GMT 2006

Trevor Turk wrote:
> I think this is a great idea. The k2 idea of "schemes" was really really
> cool, and I'm imagining a world where there's a WP foundation that could be
> used to build a CSS Zen Garden esque gallery of themes. This would help the
> problem of WP themes needing security audits, etc, which was an issue for
> Alex King's Theme Browser, I know. Sharing CSS is pretty easy, and having a
> standard-ish base to build on sounds really exciting.

WP's built-in CSS system already supports CSS-only themes. I don't think 
every theme should recreate their own scheme and UI for that. All it 
needs is this in its style.css:

Template: sandbox

Matt Mullenweg
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