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ragzor says

Hello! I’m planning to convert a theme from fixed to responsive, So is it better to just edit and make current theme Responsive and upload or create a fresh new one with same design. Add more features and make it responsive. Will it be accepted?

Thanks alot for reading! :D

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UBLThemes says

Hello! I’m planning to convert a theme from fixed to responsive, So is it better to just edit and make current theme Responsive and upload or create a fresh new one with same design. Add more features and make it responsive. Will it be accepted? Thanks alot for reading! :D

it all depends if all your css is fixed width or if most are percentage.

If they are fixed width it may be easier to start a fresh.

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corethemes says

An easy way is to make use of the Skeleton framework:

http://www.getskeleton.com/
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CODE9RS says

The base to do it is add some media queries to the sizes:

- Tablet - Mobile Landscape - Mobile Portrait

Then, edit the things to each size ;D

Cheers, Rafael Angeline

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squaredWeb says

Wow, looks like nobody reads threads anymore ^^

To answer your question, i would say it depends on how many functions you add. At least morally it seems a bit questionable if you only add responsiveness and not much more.

But i have no clue how the official envato policy is about this.

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Pirenko says

Hi,
I went through the same proces and I decided to make the previous theme responsive. I think this is the correct approach.
One thing that I think it’s essencial is to have the option to turn on/off the responsiveness on the Dashboard. This will make that on eventual future updates your previous buyers don’t have to use the theme responsiveness if they don’t want to.

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ragzor says

awesome thanks for the help guys. I’ll just make the current one responsive with an option to chose from responsive or fixed. thanks

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CodingJack says

The old rule on ActiveDen was that you could make up to 3 versions of a product as long as each version had enough differences to qualify as a new version. Personally I think responsive qualifies as a new version. But only if the template is 100% responsive (lightbox, sliders, etc.)

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DoubleMThemes says

Of course it will!!! Why not!!!

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WPVault says

I’d just edit the current style sheet. This way, you don’t have to recode everything, that’s what I did with my current theme.

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