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Hi all,

I just got hard rejected for the second time for my first magento theme. This is the demo site:


I read many resources on the envato site about the reviewing process. Until I find this article: http://notes.envato.com/authors/the-most-common-issues-with-rejected-files/

I was struck by the very first reason on that article: “The overall presentation is generic”. I just realized that my theme is indeed too generic. The slider, the scroller and all.

I start to think that I should just leave this theme and start a new one. I’m planning to just release this theme for free.

But before, I need second opinion from you guys. Do you think there’s a chance for my theme to get approved after some more improvement. Or do you agree about the too-generic-concept things, and I should just work on another one?

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I don’t think you ever need to completely scrap a theme. Everything can always be improved with CSS and some new graphics.

After looking at your theme, it does need a LOT of work, but it definitely can be saved if you updated everything significantly. It may take you a long time to update everything, but it’ll be even longer if you were to scrap it completely.

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Sorry but it is impossible to do that if I were you I will look for other Magento themes sincerely, if you are in need of a stunning ready-made Magento template then Mage-shop.com is a sensible choice. These templates are designed and integrated under a strict quality assessment process to ensure no minor css errors are found. Moreover, we also include advanced Search engine optimization feature and our helpful extensions in the templates in an effort to make them a more powerful tool compared to ordinary templates available on the market. Our Magento specialists would take great pride to help you customize the template as per your expectation at a competitive price. Take a trolley around our shop and pick up the one you find best.

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