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  • kjodle

    (@kjodle)


    Would it be possible to add a filter to the theme page to exclude themes which are

    • A free version of a commercial theme
    • A child version of a different theme

    For that matter, would it be possible to add a filter to exclude commercial themes altogether? It wastes a lot of time to find a theme that seems like what I need, only to find out I need to spend money to buy the pro version to get the features that I need.

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  • Joy

    (@joyously)

    I agree that the child themes should be identified more clearly, and filterable.
    But the “commercial” themes should not be misrepresenting what they are. Each theme should have a screenshot that is what the theme can do, as is, and all options must work.
    If you have found some that are not accurately representing themselves, please click the Report button so that can be addressed by the Theme Review Team.

    Hi guys,

    I’d like to add my 2 chips to the request for filters and/or tags for what is free (no price), by donation (free but with request to donate) ‘freemium‘ (free but with [often-required] upgrade ‘daisy-chains’ attached that cost a price) and entirely price-based along the chain.

    Joy,

    It is one thing to identify things clearly, but yet another to wade through a sea-and-minefield of information– especially as a newbie– to find the right kinds.

    Second, I would like to make a passing remark about the ethically-dubious idea of a ruse, dupe, hoodwink or something along those lines, where one can get hooked and then reeled into something they cannot afford down the line. This is not to necessarily suggest that as something by conscious design or malice in any case hereon, but just to offer that as a point of concern regarding the current crony-capitalist plutarchy system some people operate under and can be influenced and corrupted by.

    The horizon and paths would seem to do well to be much clearer and/or easier to navigate. We are, after all, dealing with computer technology that, presumably, excels at these sorts of sifting/searching tasks.

    Lastly, this is also in support of Twanneman in their ‘freemium tags for themes and plugins that upsell’ comment from about 10 months ago at time of writing.

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