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Japh Staff says



@Japh Any update on this?

Hey there! I had this series on Wptuts+ commissioned recently, which I forgot to link here (sorry!), hope it helps:

http://wp.tutsplus.com/sessions/integrating-the-envato-wordpress-toolkit-to-your-theme/
That’s great for Authors, what I was talking about is a screencast for Buyers on how to use the plugin.

Oh of course! I’ll see what I can do. Will aim to get it done in February for you.

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Japh Staff says

@Japh Any update on this?

Hey there! I had this series on Wptuts+ commissioned recently, which I forgot to link here (sorry!), hope it helps:

http://wp.tutsplus.com/sessions/integrating-the-envato-wordpress-toolkit-to-your-theme/
366 posts WordPress Guy
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Japh Staff says


Guys, do you know what might cause pain in this area? http://prntscr.com/2kgigy It starts only sometimes, not everytime I run. :confusedsad:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin_splints

Pretty common for new runners. I had my time with those. You must find a running pace that the least pressure on your legs. If you hear your legs clapping with the road, you are doing it wrong. :)
Also, it’s not something that can be ignored. Can give a lot of trouble.

The backs of the legs between the ankle and knees are your calves, not your shins (they’re on the front).

If it’s your calf muscles hurting a little, that’ll happen a bit after running if you’re working the muscles harder than they’re used to. It means they’re really working and will get stronger.

If the pain is sharp though, or if it is your shins (bone in the front of your legs), then you should stop running and check with a doctor, imho.

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Japh Staff says

I later changed my form to forefoot running. This wasn’t easy at all to adapt to but I have not had any issues since other than initially breaking my toe nails (surprisingly didn’t hurt and I noticed this by accident :D ), my toes would swell sometimes and get blistered etc. All good now ^^ I discovered that when heel striking, i.e. landing on my heels, I’d take all the impact in my knee. This does not happen when I land on my forefoot, I feel the impact in my calf muscle. So my advice for you is to find your running form. If your feeling injury in your knee, hips etc, look into your form. Good luck!

I’ve been thinking about this recently myself. Wondering if I should try to change my form to forefoot running, and how I should go about doing that.

I’ve also heard that barefoot running, or using the Vibram Five Finger shoes, can be an added improvement to that. Have you tried those?

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Japh Staff says

I’m so glad you guys postponed, I’m totally in now :D

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Japh Staff says

Japh,

Without TGMPA or alike the plugin is embedded in theme hard coded which means no theme no plugin. However with TGMPA the plugin stays there without the theme itself. And it is strictly against your license terms.

And your requirements are in conflict with your licensing is what I say.

We have asked in-stock usage permissions as well as TGMPA or alike permissions to authors of plugins we have in our theme (which is not on theme forest) and we are eager to use our private repo system for the plugins. However to avoid future headaches we need to be sure that your bending of your own licenses will also apply to us who are not selling on theme forest.

I understand what you’re saying, and as I say, we’re not bending our licenses.

You currently have an arrangement with an author that permits you to integrate a plugin into a theme, rather than distribute it alongside.

Our requirements simply say that plugins distributed alongside the theme are recommended to be installed via the TGMPA class.

If you couldn’t distribute in this way according to your current license agreement, nothing has changed. Using TGMPA doesn’t exempt you from adhering to license terms.

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Japh Staff says

Ok, let’s consider by names :)

I have visual composer extended license. I want to bundle it with my theme I use TGMPA or alike (private repo etc) to make user install it.

Now user disables my theme but has visual composer in plugins dir. Which is against extended license terms.

This is exact issue I am talking about.

This issue exists with or without the TGMPA, and with or without the WordPress Submission Requirements.

As I mention, it’s not a requirements issue, it’s a licensing issue. You as an author need to ensure that you’re abiding by the license terms of code you use, and so do buyers.

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Japh Staff says

Hi graphix2html, as I said in my last paragraph above, if a plugin is being bundled with the theme, it should be installed via the TGM Plugin Activation class. If the plugin has licensing that doesn’t allow for bundling, then it shouldn’t be bundled at all.

This isn’t an issue with the requirements, it’s an issue with bundling.

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Japh Staff says

Hi graphix2html, the WordPress Theme Submission Requirements do not cover licensing. Licensing is a separate concern.

It sounds like you are implying that the requirements force authors to do something which is not allowed in the licensing, but that’s actually not the case. There is more than one choice for authors in a scenario like the one you outlined.

If an author is distributing a theme that relies on a plugin that can be bundled with the theme according to the relevant licenses, then that plugin should be installable through the TGM Plugin Activation class (or similar).

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Japh Staff says

Wonderful news! :D

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