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Closed 5 years ago

#11889 closed theme (not-approved)

THEME: SimpleWhiteBlog - 1.1

Reported by: bojroninad Owned by: matt_s
Priority: Keywords: theme-simplewhiteblog
Cc: bojroninad@…


SimpleWhiteBlog - 1.1

SimpleWhiteBlog is completely minimal and totally responsive blogging temeplate. It takes the text as the interface approarch for building a blog and is meant for blogging only. It has paged navigation for both posts and comments. Please note it does NOT provide you with any sidebar on blog home or single post pages.

Theme URL - http://qyerty.blogspot.com/2013/03/wordpress-theme-simplistic.html
Author URL - http://www.qyerty.blogspot.com

SVN - http://themes.svn.wordpress.org/simplewhiteblog/1.1
ZIP - http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/download/simplewhiteblog.1.1.zip?nostats=1

Diff with previous version: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?old_path=/simplewhiteblog/1.0&new_path=/simplewhiteblog/1.1

All previous tickets for this theme: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/query?col=id&col=summary&col=keywords&col=owner&col=status&col=resolution&keywords=~theme-simplewhiteblog&order=id


Change History (3)

#1 @chipbennett
5 years ago

  • Owner set to matt_s
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#2 @matt_s
5 years ago

  • Required: Author URI: If used, is required to link to an author's personal web site or project/development website
  • Required: Theme URI: if used, is required to link to a page specifically related to the Theme. If a demonstration site or page is being used, the content must be related to the theme itself. See Credit link

Code Quality


  • Document head should be placed in header.php
  • Required: Standard template files are required to be called using the correct template tag: header.php via get_header() (instead of get_template_part() )
  • Required: wp_head() must be included immediately before </head>


  • Required: Themes are required to use a unique slug as a prefix for anything in the public namespace, including all custom function names, classes, hooks, public/global variables, database entries...
  • Themes are recommended to use theme-slug as this unique slug

File includes

  • Required: All headers must be included via get_header()
  • Required: All footers must be included via get_footer()
  • Required: All sidebars must be included using get_sidebar()

Theme Namespacing

  • Required: Themes are required to use theme-slug (or a reasonable facsimile) as textdomain for translation. (At least two different textdomains found: "roots", "simplistic")

Theme Activation Tests

  • Required: Themes must not generate any WordPress deprecated-function notices, PHP errors, warnings, or notices, HTML/CSS validation errors, or JavaScript errors. Two php notices generated on homepage:
Notice: Undefined variable: additional_loop in [...]/wp-content/themes/simplewhiteblog/templates/content.php on line 45
Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in [...]/wp-content/themes/simplewhiteblog/templates/content.php on line 45
  • Required: Stylesheets and js scripts URLs are malformed and fail to load on test site:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/assets/css/bootstrap.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/assets/css/bootstrap-responsive.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/assets/css/app.css">
<script type='text/javascript' src='/assets/js/vendor/modernizr-2.6.2.min.js'></script>

Review Summary

  • This is NOT a complete review.
  • Theme has required issues (see above)
  • Suggested resolution : ticket to be resolved as NOT-APPROVED.
  • Please check Theme Development and Theme Review and address all issues in the next Theme revision.

#3 @chipbennett
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to not-approved
  • Status changed from assigned to closed
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