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bfintal says

First off, here’s what I got:

This File Did Not Meet Our Criteria

Thanks so much for taking the time to submit this template. Unfortunately, due to our current quality standards, your template has been declined.

Quality Standard Your template’s design does not meet our quality standards at this time and will need significant improvements before it will be ready to be reviewed again. You might consider taking a look at some of our popular premium items to get a better idea for the quality level of graphics, typography and general design that we require for approval.

What you can get inspired from the top files You can pay attention to the details of graphics, alignment, element placements and implementation of typography in the design, balance of spacing/padding and how to utilize the white space. But please do not copy / get inspired by their graphics styling, layout structure or features.

We are open to any general / unique / niche templates with different kind of features/options or approaches.

You don’t have to provide 100 options to get your submission approved but you need to provide a few unique and easy to use features to suit the template’s usage and make the user’s life easier.

Feedback At this stage in the design I am, unfortunately, not able to provide more specific feedback other than what I’ve stated above (the design needs overall, general improvements).

Which mean, the chances to get this file approved on ThemeForest is very low, at least for now. However, with further improvements (if you are going to try) I may be able to provide more specific feedback/guides.

Here’s my live-preview: http://themes.cubed.gambit.ph

Now what I don’t understand is that.. the reviewer said ‘but please do not copy’. I’ve had inspirations from the stripes, but designers use stripes in their designs..

I’m going to clarify also that the large quantity of color options are split into two categories: general and advanced. It’s good that people who aren’t devs can get total control of the styles if they want to.

So what do you guys think is wrong here?

I’m also afraid that since I strayed too much from the common design format of the top sellers, I may not be able to get this accepted. :(

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rvision_ says

Interesting idea :)

I think you should have told the reviewer to pay attention to the animated cube separators. It took me while to figure it out that they are animated. The remark ‘but please do not copy’ refers to one of the themes with similar 3D effect, can’t remember which one.

I think overall design of yours needs serious improvements.

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bfintal says

Yea the effect is intended to be subtle, I didn’t want them to catch too much attention.


I think overall design of yours needs serious improvements.

Can you point me in the right direction on this? Is it the design itself, or maybe just the composition of the contents in the frontpage?

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ThemeManiac says

hm it looks like yout take parts from some pages and put them together…my opinion only:)

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bfintal says

hm it looks like yout take parts from some pages and put them together…my opinion only:)

I’m sorry, I don’t quite understand what you are saying. :( Can you explain again pls?

Pls help guys, I need your comments. Maybe my wild coloring style is too wild?

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webdesignerart says

Your template subtle is WWWWAAAOOOnnnnnn

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bfintal says

Your template subtle is WWWWAAAOOOnnnnnn

C’mon guys, let’s be meaningful. I appreciate the feedback, but what do you mean by this? :confused:

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justinedelson says

Not a fan of the 3D or the logo.

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