[wp-hackers] A question about donation link

Jordi Canals jcanals at alkivia.net
Sun Jan 17 13:05:12 UTC 2010

2010/1/17 Alex Hempton-Smith <hempsworth at googlemail.com>

> Thanks for letting me take a look, I'm no expert but here's my view on
> it...
> The label for the checkbox in the admin panel looks like this:
> "If disabling the credits, please, consider _donating to the project_."
> As a result of selecting that, the following text is removed from the
> footer:
> "SITENAME is powered by _WordPress_ - Site design by _Alkivia_."
> Could a user get confused as to what they are donating towards - you just
> say 'the project' but if it removes WordPress credits, perhaps a user might
> think that they've just donated to the WordPress 'project' instead of just
> the theme.
> Maybe if you were more specific in your language - "If disabling the
> credits, please consider donating some money to the designer to help fund
> the development of this theme?"
> That's the only thing I can think that WP.org folks might have an issue
> with.
> -- Alex  (Hempsworth)

Alex, thanks for checking it.

Anyway, the last release have the donation text and link removed, as them
asked me to do. And the theme is not approved anyway.
Perhaps I will change this to not include "powered by WordPress" as this is
optional on themes.

Jordi Canals

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