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chipree says

Hi guys and gals. My latest theme was rejected and I’m not sure why. “File did not meet our criteria.”

This is the live demo of the theme: http://appchain.com/themes/TearDrop/

Can anyone tell me why it was rejected? thanks!

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chipree says

Yeah.. this is my last theme or item for envato.. I quit… so please.. anyone.. any suggestions? you can say “it’s perfect” too :P

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ThemePrince says

Hey!

Maybe it's too simple, it doesn't make it feel like a premium pro theme.. and very similar to other minimalistic themes here on envato.
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chipree says
Hey! Maybe it’s too simple, it doesn’t make it feel like a premium pro theme.. and very similar to other minimalistic themes here on envato.

How is it too simple? did you see all the pages? did you check the functionality?

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ThemePrince says

Yes, I’ve seen all the pages. Functionality is OK. The problem is in the layout I guess. I mean the design is not so classy. Sorry, but it’s my honest opinion.

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godonholiday says

I think it looks great!

but

I think you just missed the boat. I think it looks like a number of the other great themes on here. So they probably felt it was to similar.

Dont loose faith though, I like the design, I just think you are unlucky with the timing of uploading it. They are tightening up the accepted themes rules now.

:-)

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chipree says
I think it looks great!

but

I think you just missed the boat. I think it looks like a number of the other great themes on here. So they probably felt it was to similar.

Dont loose faith though, I like the design, I just think you are unlucky with the timing of uploading it. They are tightening up the accepted themes rules now.

:-)

Thanks!

I still quit ;)).. and yep.. I think it was the similarity issue

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