The case for a better WordPress theme uploader

11 January 2011 comment icon1 | Categories: theme news

Today saw a fantastic post from Siobhan over at WPMU about why you should never rely on google search results when it comes to downloading WordPress themes. Seriously guys, this post is a first class education for anyone who downloads and plays around with WordPress themes – free or premium – and the things you need to be on the lookout for. I knew that dodgy practices were widespread but the findings of Siobhan’s research are astonishing. 8 of the top 10 sites in Google’s search results for “free wordpress themes” contained encrytped dodgy code and/or very poor theme standards.
Google gets over 200,000 searches per month for the phrase “free wordpress themes” (as estimated by …

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