We are a group of volunteers who review and approve themes submitted to be included in the official WordPress Theme directory.
We do license, security, and code quality reviews.
We help build and maintain default themes.
The primary focus of the team is to help theme authors transition to blockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.-based themes.
Plugins for automated checking against the WordPress Theme Review Coding Standards and requirements are essential for the review.
The plugins can not replace a manual review, but they can help us do better and faster reviews.
Plugins catches things that we did not see, things we forgot to check, and gives us hints for things that may or may not be a problem.
If these plugins shows that there are errors in the theme, the errors need to be confirmed manually.
Example error report:
Our second pluginPluginA plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, the Theme SnifferTheme SnifferTheme Sniffer is a plugin utilizing custom sniffs for PHP_CodeSniffer that statically analyzes your theme and ensures that it adheres to WordPress coding conventions, as well as checking your code against PHP version compatibility.
The plugin is available from GitHub.
Themes are not required to pass the Theme Sniffer scan without warnings or errors to be included in the theme directory., is recommended for users who are familiar with PHPCSPHP Code SnifferPHP Code Sniffer, a popular tool for analyzing code quality. The WordPress Coding Standards rely on PHPCS. and the WordPress coding standardsWordPress Coding StandardsA collection of PHP_CodeSniffer rules (sniffs) to validate code developed for WordPress. It ensures code quality and adherence to coding conventions, especially the official standards for WordPress Core.. The plugin can be downloaded from GitHub.
The Theme Unit test on GithubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/: https://github.com/WPTT/theme-unit-test