[wp-hackers] Removal Of Over 200 Themes?

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 13:10:29 GMT 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 1:32 AM, Jeff Chandler <jeffro at jeffro2pt0.com>wrote:

> So, some big news came out the other night about someone removing over 200
> themes from the WordPress theme repository due to the external links within
> them. I've reported on the issue based on what I've been able to find out
> http://www.jeffro2pt0.com/why-were-200-wordpress-themes-removed Justin
> Tadlock and the original topic start Spectacu.la have all discussed the
> issue. Since there is no WP-Theme mailing list, I figured this would be the
> best place to get an official response from either Matt or a higher up
> explaining why the themes were removed. All points aside, it's my opinion
> that a lack of a public statement regarding the removal of those themes was
> a bone headed move and a good way to lose trust even if it was for a good
> purpose.

There's an update to Spectacu.la's post saying that they've been contacted
by Matt.  We'll see what the resolution is, but it may end up not being as
big of an issue as you might think.


More information about the wp-hackers mailing list