Call for Feedback: Automated Theme Testing

Author: WordPress.org

Date: February 1, 2021 

Category: Make WordPress Meta

Ensuring that a theme follows all WordPress Theme Directory requirements can be challenging. While theme requirements are important for maintaining a high standard for themes that are distributed through WordPress.org, checking that themes meet these requirements can be time-consuming for reviewers. Additionally, sometimes theme authors aren’t sure whether their theme meets our requirements, before submitting a theme to the directory.

The Theme Review team maintains a number of different tools and datasets to help theme authors. The Theme Check plugin and Theme Sniffer do a good job of informing theme authors of problems with their code but aren’t able to