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moutheme says

How many colors exist to paint your home walls? Unlimited… but in the end everybody is using those 4/5 colors. Same is for wp themes. We all like new and different things, but when you have to sell a theme to your clients they will ask you something that looks familiar, like a white wall.

+1000 :)

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Ivor Envato team says


Copycats sell, original stuff is risky. Where would you invest your time? We’re also talking about stock items, which need to please as much people as possible. Though some authors have their own style even even if they share the same wireframe. I’ve seen hidden gems which deserve some more exposure as also ugly ripoffs which shouldn’t even been approved.

I agree with this that very bad design, very simple. ununique simply approved but another theme reject for this reason, each flower has own scent.

we can see themes in 10 top theme, simple, bad design…. but now they are in top because people like these. we can not tell to people what must to like or buy, different people have different taste and uniqueness in 0-100 must not standard of approval.

the standard must be only in technical Issues not aesthetic and coloring. african people loves thing that may be asian east people did not like it. and this is a reason that why some themes However are very simple, wrong design, ununique but have good sale.

I wrote this because I create 1 theme 8-9 month ago with complete admin panel http://themes.massoudjoveini.com/unique/ and until now I changed 3 time overall design and +6 time for improve but after 10 times this theme can not put in the site and every time time is a new excuse. (current minimum technical quality requirements, similar theme, aesthetic …).

it is not very pro or very unique…. but in compare with themes that any day are being accepted is not worse.

I really did not know, what I must do. when I see the accepted theme in site, really can not find the reason of theme rejecting. I did not understand reviewers purpose. I spend my real time, no free time for this to obtain money but after 8-9 month I have no anything.

also I capture image from home page of one theme that is now in top 10 and add 2-3 month ago, and in it point to some wrong, when they reject my theme for many time, but only response to me was this “Unfortunately, we are unable to compare/contrast items that have already been accepted. Also, all of our reviews are final and cannot be appealed”.

really now I did not know rejecting my theme is fair, just, impartial or not?

Hey Persian go ahead and lodge a ticket and ask for me. I wasn’t your reviewer but that theme in particular could be approved after a few more improvements.

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SomniaThemes says


Copycats sell, original stuff is risky. Where would you invest your time? We’re also talking about stock items, which need to please as much people as possible. Though some authors have their own style even even if they share the same wireframe. I’ve seen hidden gems which deserve some more exposure as also ugly ripoffs which shouldn’t even been approved.

I agree with this that very bad design, very simple. ununique simply approved but another theme reject for this reason, each flower has own scent.

we can see themes in 10 top theme, simple, bad design…. but now they are in top because people like these. we can not tell to people what must to like or buy, different people have different taste and uniqueness in 0-100 must not standard of approval.

the standard must be only in technical Issues not aesthetic and coloring. african people loves thing that may be asian east people did not like it. and this is a reason that why some themes However are very simple, wrong design, ununique but have good sale.

I wrote this because I create 1 theme 8-9 month ago with complete admin panel http://themes.massoudjoveini.com/unique/ and until now I changed 3 time overall design and +6 time for improve but after 10 times this theme can not put in the site and every time time is a new excuse. (current minimum technical quality requirements, similar theme, aesthetic …).

it is not very pro or very unique…. but in compare with themes that any day are being accepted is not worse.

I really did not know, what I must do. when I see the accepted theme in site, really can not find the reason of theme rejecting. I did not understand reviewers purpose. I spend my real time, no free time for this to obtain money but after 8-9 month I have no anything.

also I capture image from home page of one theme that is now in top 10 and add 2-3 month ago, and in it point to some wrong, when they reject my theme for many time, but only response to me was this “Unfortunately, we are unable to compare/contrast items that have already been accepted. Also, all of our reviews are final and cannot be appealed”.

really now I did not know rejecting my theme is fair, just, impartial or not?

Really, you should not compare your theme to other themes. The only thing you should look at are basic design principles (padding, typography, over-use of drop shadow and an overall professional look of the website). Some themes which are in the popular items have been approved months ago, the standards can be different now.

Besides, you already asked for help in this thread.

http://themeforest.net/forums/thread/10-time-rejected-is-it-fair-just-impartial-or-not-i-need-help/78419

You got alot of comments on that, try working on it. Stop comparing, start improving. :) I know maybe your motivation lacks at the moment, but in the end your item will get better and it will sell more.

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moutheme says



Copycats sell, original stuff is risky. Where would you invest your time? We’re also talking about stock items, which need to please as much people as possible. Though some authors have their own style even even if they share the same wireframe. I’ve seen hidden gems which deserve some more exposure as also ugly ripoffs which shouldn’t even been approved.

I agree with this that very bad design, very simple. ununique simply approved but another theme reject for this reason, each flower has own scent.

we can see themes in 10 top theme, simple, bad design…. but now they are in top because people like these. we can not tell to people what must to like or buy, different people have different taste and uniqueness in 0-100 must not standard of approval.

the standard must be only in technical Issues not aesthetic and coloring. african people loves thing that may be asian east people did not like it. and this is a reason that why some themes However are very simple, wrong design, ununique but have good sale.

I wrote this because I create 1 theme 8-9 month ago with complete admin panel http://themes.massoudjoveini.com/unique/ and until now I changed 3 time overall design and +6 time for improve but after 10 times this theme can not put in the site and every time time is a new excuse. (current minimum technical quality requirements, similar theme, aesthetic …).

it is not very pro or very unique…. but in compare with themes that any day are being accepted is not worse.

I really did not know, what I must do. when I see the accepted theme in site, really can not find the reason of theme rejecting. I did not understand reviewers purpose. I spend my real time, no free time for this to obtain money but after 8-9 month I have no anything.

also I capture image from home page of one theme that is now in top 10 and add 2-3 month ago, and in it point to some wrong, when they reject my theme for many time, but only response to me was this “Unfortunately, we are unable to compare/contrast items that have already been accepted. Also, all of our reviews are final and cannot be appealed”.

really now I did not know rejecting my theme is fair, just, impartial or not?
Hey Persian go ahead and lodge a ticket and ask for me. I wasn’t your reviewer but that theme in particular could be approved after a few more improvements.

Hello Persian,

Sorry but i dont think your theme its yet in condition to be approved, its not all important only to be approved, then u create a theme u need to think we got sales or not…for example its time than the theme you created and work it for months its Approved (very happy day) and than when 1 month its end and you see 10 or 20 sales in your work its very sad! (this is my opinion and i recommend to see what reviewer write you and to go with improvement because its very important)

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moutheme says



Copycats sell, original stuff is risky. Where would you invest your time? We’re also talking about stock items, which need to please as much people as possible. Though some authors have their own style even even if they share the same wireframe. I’ve seen hidden gems which deserve some more exposure as also ugly ripoffs which shouldn’t even been approved.

I agree with this that very bad design, very simple. ununique simply approved but another theme reject for this reason, each flower has own scent.

we can see themes in 10 top theme, simple, bad design…. but now they are in top because people like these. we can not tell to people what must to like or buy, different people have different taste and uniqueness in 0-100 must not standard of approval.

the standard must be only in technical Issues not aesthetic and coloring. african people loves thing that may be asian east people did not like it. and this is a reason that why some themes However are very simple, wrong design, ununique but have good sale.

I wrote this because I create 1 theme 8-9 month ago with complete admin panel http://themes.massoudjoveini.com/unique/ and until now I changed 3 time overall design and +6 time for improve but after 10 times this theme can not put in the site and every time time is a new excuse. (current minimum technical quality requirements, similar theme, aesthetic …).

it is not very pro or very unique…. but in compare with themes that any day are being accepted is not worse.

I really did not know, what I must do. when I see the accepted theme in site, really can not find the reason of theme rejecting. I did not understand reviewers purpose. I spend my real time, no free time for this to obtain money but after 8-9 month I have no anything.

also I capture image from home page of one theme that is now in top 10 and add 2-3 month ago, and in it point to some wrong, when they reject my theme for many time, but only response to me was this “Unfortunately, we are unable to compare/contrast items that have already been accepted. Also, all of our reviews are final and cannot be appealed”.

really now I did not know rejecting my theme is fair, just, impartial or not?
Hey Persian go ahead and lodge a ticket and ask for me. I wasn’t your reviewer but that theme in particular could be approved after a few more improvements.

Hello Persian,

Sorry but i dont think your theme its yet in condition to be approved, its not all important only to be approved, then u create a theme u need to think we got sales or not…for example its time than the theme you created and work it for months its Approved (very happy day) and than when 1 month its end and you see 10 or 20 sales in your work its very sad! (this is my opinion and i recommend to see what reviewer write you and to go with improvement because its very important)

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MagentaManiacs says

Design unique stuffs, you get satisfaction and good sales if you are lucky. Design common stuffs, you get some sales and never a satisfaction. Love to go with the first :) coz after all, its a great feeling when you look at your own portfolio of goodness! When each theme -> viewers comment “great work buddy, one of its own kind”, we get pleasure :)

Bless you ;)

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Anps says

Yes it works if you do not live of themeforest.

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AlphaPixels says

How many colors exist to paint your home walls? Unlimited… but in the end everybody is using those 4/5 colors. Same is for wp themes. We all like new and different things, but when you have to sell a theme to your clients they will ask you something that looks familiar, like a white wall.

+1.

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PersianArt says



Copycats sell, original stuff is risky. Where would you invest your time? We’re also talking about stock items, which need to please as much people as possible. Though some authors have their own style even even if they share the same wireframe. I’ve seen hidden gems which deserve some more exposure as also ugly ripoffs which shouldn’t even been approved.

I agree with this that very bad design, very simple. ununique simply approved but another theme reject for this reason, each flower has own scent.

we can see themes in 10 top theme, simple, bad design…. but now they are in top because people like these. we can not tell to people what must to like or buy, different people have different taste and uniqueness in 0-100 must not standard of approval.

the standard must be only in technical Issues not aesthetic and coloring. african people loves thing that may be asian east people did not like it. and this is a reason that why some themes However are very simple, wrong design, ununique but have good sale.

I wrote this because I create 1 theme 8-9 month ago with complete admin panel http://themes.massoudjoveini.com/unique/ and until now I changed 3 time overall design and +6 time for improve but after 10 times this theme can not put in the site and every time time is a new excuse. (current minimum technical quality requirements, similar theme, aesthetic …).

it is not very pro or very unique…. but in compare with themes that any day are being accepted is not worse.

I really did not know, what I must do. when I see the accepted theme in site, really can not find the reason of theme rejecting. I did not understand reviewers purpose. I spend my real time, no free time for this to obtain money but after 8-9 month I have no anything.

also I capture image from home page of one theme that is now in top 10 and add 2-3 month ago, and in it point to some wrong, when they reject my theme for many time, but only response to me was this “Unfortunately, we are unable to compare/contrast items that have already been accepted. Also, all of our reviews are final and cannot be appealed”.

really now I did not know rejecting my theme is fair, just, impartial or not?
Hey Persian go ahead and lodge a ticket and ask for me. I wasn’t your reviewer but that theme in particular could be approved after a few more improvements.

hello,

first of all I am very happy that you send this message specially for “that theme in particular could be approved after a few more improvements” but my english language is not good and I did not understand this term “go ahead and lodge a ticket and ask for me”. if you have any feedback please don’t hesitate for help to me.

thank you.

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argosmedia says

Yes, I agree that many templates look alike. As I posted in another topic.

They’re getting fancier and slicker and more complete all the time. And they’re responsive as well lately. All great.

BUT : where’s the originality? The’re all versions of the same setup, especually the homepage. A top menu bar, followed by a giant slider, followed by a row with blocks with text and pics and icons, followed by a row of portfolio thumbs, followed by this and that and a footer. But all nice graphics, and slick sliding, rotating and expanding content cannot hide the fact that so many layouts look the same.

Most original themes are creative portfolio ones, but when do you need a portfolio site? I am a website creator since 2004, and I had exactly one client who wanted a portfolio site. One. My clients are local and regional business that want a busines site that looks good, professional and attractive, with a nice twist that makes it stand out from the crowd, withhout going over the top.

They never ever ask for sliders, rotators, expanders and certainly not for giant sliders that fill your screen. They don’t need a blog, and they don’t need a portfolio with sliding categories. They want a decent flexible page layout, show content, news, images, product and service details, a contact page, etc. Basic stuff. A good foundation that looks modern, but aims at an optimal usability experience. Not a site where I can show off technical skills and fancy dynamics.

Also very important: it needs to function well at least in IE7 , 8, and 9, and of course the other browsers as well. But IE7 and 8 support is essential! IE6 can be some simple version, but it should not crash or not function in IE6 .

Many new templates don’t offer support for IE7 and sometimes not even IE8 . That’s fine when it’s used for an audience that uses latest browsers, but the average Joe and especially many company employees often still use IE7 and 8. They appreciate a professional looking site that focuses on content delivery, and supreme usability. I don’t make sites for other web designers, I build them for businesses.

True, there are lots of templates that offer that, but I’m getting bored of them because they all look the same in their layout stucture, and the new responsive one often don’t support IE7 and 8.

So PLEASE developers: create original templates and themes that offer a good foundation for general business use, and support IE7 and 8. Fancy stuff is okay, but I can add that myself if I want that. It’s an original business design that hooks me and my clients! Not over the top fancy dynamic stuff, no giant wide sliders, no beautiful images that look great in the theme, but are useless to me and often even don’t come with the package, no portfolio and blog oriented setups. I need original, appealing, professional, general, flexible business layouts. And again: get rid of those giant sliders, I can’t see them anymore! At least proved several homepage versions without a big slider.

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