Interview with Matt Mullenweg and Joseph Scott on the WordPress Theme Directory

| August 15, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Ian Stewart of ThemeShaper has interviewed Matt Mullenweg and Joseph Scott about the recently reopened WordPress Theme Directory. You’ll get a good idea of where WordPress theming is headed—for example, automatic theme updating just like plugins—and the general vision behind the official theme repository and its guidelines.

The WordPress theme directory addresses all of these, and as a bonus allows us to do a theme update mechanism like we have for plugins and give theme authors a canonical place to track their distribution.

Since there have been over 150,000 downloads in less than a month it seems to be working.

Read the whole interview here.

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