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183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
says

I only found this blog http://marketblog.envato.com/author-resources/update-wordpress-theme-submission-requirements/

Is it the latest wordpress submission requirements?

Thanks

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
says

Great!

What framework you are using?

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
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Vafpress framwork looks awesome, especially the custom metabox feature, not sure can I use it for commercial theme like themeforest item? How about it? Anyone has experience? :)

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
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Oh…. I see. I should add “one page” tag into my item page. It’s very helpful!

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
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I tried to search “one page” sorted by best seller, http://themeforest.net/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&term=&view=list&sort=sales&date=&category=wordpress&tags=one+page&price_min=&price_max=&sales=&rating_min=&platform=

It’s strange that my one page theme has 3000+ sales, but it doesn’t show up in this page, however, some less sales items display as normal.

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
says

Xin Nian Kuai Le!

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
says

I found almost all my posts were inserted some HTML code like advertisement. Anyone has been met the same issue? It looks my wordpress or hosting is hacked.

Is there any way to strengthen the wordpress site security?

183 posts ThemeVan
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ThemeVan
says

I have a HTML template was soft-rejected, and the WP version was directly rejected, then I’ve already submitted WP version to another marketplace, can I still submit the HTML modified version to Themeforest once more?

Thanks!

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ThemeVan
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You should try a few more times :) I got approved after my 5th or 6th soft reject, and I ended up really improving my theme based on having to fix it each time to be better. Atleast it wasn’t a hard reject that many face.

Thanks for your encouragement!

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ThemeVan
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Don’t dispair, our latest template went through a few rounds of soft-rejects too. Most rounds were actually things that were there since the first submission and the reviewer only mentioned a few. So we had to keep going back and forth to get it live, but we did in the end.

Have a bit more patience, I know it can be frustrating, but consider this: Just as we make our own mistakes that we get rejected for, reviewers are humans too and can overlook things, or be too zealous. This is really not a bad template, definitely not one to give up on.

From where I stand, better spacing within each post box would be ideal, on all sides. Titles are too close to the excerpt text, which messes the visual hierarchy a bit.

On post pages, the blockquote could use some better styling and fonts. Looks a bit out of place. Also consider that on higher resolutions (basically any desktop these days), your paragraph lines are pretty long and that creates readability issues. You could try a 50px on .post_content and getting it to 30px on mobile combined with a max-width: 750px (or close) on .post_excerpt, #author_vcard, #comments & #respond. That might do the trick. Give it a try and see how you like it.

And I must say I’m not a big fan of the background photo, don’t really see its purpose in a template that’s already image-heavy. It steals away the shine of the post images. But this can be a very subjective opinion so don’t take my word for it.

Good luck in getting it live!

Alex

PS: Don’t move onto WP if you can’t get the HTML approved. The review standards are even higher there.

Thank you so much for your careful checked. You help me a lot! :)

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