Here is my experiment in 2018 to develop wordpress theme which is free which will be uploaded to wordpress.org. This year (2018) , i success upload my first Coming Soon WP Plugin AmaUCP ( a plugin to show underconstruction / coming soon page ) in wordpress.org which take only 3 days for approvement. I want to try upload a free wordpress theme, because my my plugin not succesfull only 3 download in a week :)) ( Just like my 2013 plugin which i had forgotten the password for uploading, so this year i make a new account ) . Although it’s fail, but it’s ok , it’s just a hobby project. I want to make 6 – 12 free small high quality programs in a year which i hope can be usefull and have many users. It can be WordPress related or Android App or Any Programming Related Project .
So before theme development some months ago, i have made some research . And here is i think some free themes / plugin which can become base for my magazine theme :
And here my requirement for my theme :
- Using Bootstrap for responsive screen
- It must support Site Origin Page Builder : I like the page builder , it can include the widget too in the builder column.
- SEO Friendly
- Using WordPress Coding Standard
- Simple and Fast
Some notes. Free Themes which are uploaded in wordpress.org must be tested using :
- Theme Check : to check the standard code in theme
- Theme Sniffer. ( Just download Option 1 : Easy . There is a zip file for releases code . If you download using Clone/Download you must install node and do the hardway )
- Query Monitor
- Debug Bar
- Log Deprecated Notices
- Monster Widget
- WordPress Beta Tester
- Regenerate Thumbnails
I thinks those theme will be good concept for my magazine theme. I have made it 50% and i think it will be completed in some weeks.
I have uploaded my theme version 1.0.0 on 5 Febuary 2018 . Just using https://wordpress.org/themes/upload/
After i upload it, the website directly ask to reupload with version 1.0.1 , so which i must do only change style.css with version 1.0.1.
After that show scan message :
Just need some weeks to know if it’s approved or not