Ahmad Awais



Before you add plugins’ compatibility in Premium WordPress Theme

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Today when I woke up, and started browsing Facebook, one of my friends in WordPress community Matt Cromwell asked a question which deserved answer in form of a blog post. Or should I say, I started to comment, then built a flow diagram and finally ended up creating the featured image.


AΒ list of requirements for all your Premium Themes when it comes to support 3rd party plugins?

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My take on this matter#

I don’t have a particular list of third party plugins which my themes support but I do support some. When I first started building premium WordPress themes, I only took care of certain plugins which I used a lot. Then with the passage of time and the kind of clientele I built, my framework kept growing. I normally support the following 3rd party plugins

My workflow#

This is how I tackle with the 3rd party plugins’ compatibility issues in ref to my premium themes.

You can zoom in/out from the top left corner once you hover over this flow diagram, or can view it in new tab.

That’s all, I hope it helps. Any comments?

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