Theme Review Tools

From theme check to test data and beyond, we need to ensure our tools and future tools are the best they can be. This team could also begin looking at what future tools we need and could bring. It might do a lot of experimenting. This should also include the doing_it_wrong theme and any plugins that we may want to recommend in the future. SVNSVN Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after its command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system. Software developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). WordPress core and the released code are all centrally managed through SVN. access would come under tools as this is tools for reviewers and those being reviewed.

Currently recommended plugins:

Doing it wrong theme:

Currently recommended unit test:



I’ve listed some editors because some of these are very WordPress friendly when it comes to development and debugging. Some offer the ability to do regex searches to make finding things a little easier and have support for WordPress functions, filters, and hooksHooks In WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same..

One thing I would like to see is the addition of some videos on the resources page. I think accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( videos would be a great addition as well. I know the doingitwrong theme needs to be updated as well as the theme unit tests. If you would like to add, amend, please do so in the comments!