Its definitely a human. How do we know? When we first started on the marketplace, we had our first 3 files soft rejected. But the reviewer (Siddarth), patiently (VERY PATIENTLY) responded to our emails and explained our documentation issues.
Getting rejected sucks, sure, but honestly whenever we’ve brought quality to the marketplace, it has never once been rejected.
We have seen it done of course, but most authors put their best foot forward in most cases..
Could someone please explain how the Extended License works, for example, could someone purchase the “Extended” License of our CMS script, edit the files to make their own “re-brand / add to it” and then re-sell end-product to as many end-users as they wish to?
Hey Thanks for the feedback,
Maybe that is the issue, coding is great..design is not! Very good point.
Wasn’t sure of the correct place
Another attempt to break into the theme forest market failed with
“Unfortunately we’re not able to provide more specific feedback for your submission at this time”.
We are not totally surprised, and have emailed support about the issue we have with the TF reviewers, but in the meantime, we are hoping that some authors from this elite club could make some suggestions as to what could be better.
@FinalDestiny and other authors from TF
I retract that statement and replace it with a less general statement, of trends with some authors (lately) is to bootstrap everything.
I do however stand by the fact that it takes longer to make a script then a template. Templates are not dynamic (minus WordPress of course), and most use core plugins already available.
The equivalent is to quit using flex-slider and write you own slider..ya I thought so.
WHAT! Building a theme takes longer than building a script? BAHAHA.
100% of all themes lately are made WITH BOOTSTRAP. These guys are starting with a base, and changing css now.
The problem is that the marketplace is stuck in the old days, and they price items according to 1999 charts.
I would think not, not to mention its morally wrong, you would almost have to have no skills as a web designer and / or programmer to even consider this. But the trend these days is to learn to use automated installs and then open a web design business, so this question should not bother me so much.