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corethemes says

Hello everyone,

Today I recieved my third rejection on my jQuery powered template, Quartz. What really bummed me though, is that I got another general rejection reply:

We’re sorry, your item Quartz, jQuery powered Portfolio & Gallery Templat has not been approved for sale on ThemeForest. This is the reason given by our item inspector:

We would like to thank you for your submission but are, unfortunately, unable to approve it at this time as it does not meet our current quality requirements. Please continue reading as we’ve explained why we’ve declined your submission.

=== Why We’ve Declined Your Submission ===

I’m sorry but your latest rejection messages stands. There’s no significant improvements and changes. Right now your template does not provide the necessary design quality to compete in the marketplace.

If you’re unsure how to proceed and need further feedback, you might consider asking for input from other community members and designers via our forums. http://themeforest.net/forums

- Important: Improvements or fixes MUST be made to the above described areas before resubmitting. Resubmitting without making any of the requested changes violates our policy and repeated attempts may result in a temporary or permanent suspension of authorship rights.

I really thought this time I was ready for at least a more specific reply, meaning that I am close to approval… I still won’t quit and work harder still, yet I can’t help but wonder. Am I that far off approval? Please share your opinion, and some feedback would be great, however harsh.

Link : http://roussounelosweb.gr/quartz1.2

Thank you in advance, Nikos Roussounelos

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dexterous says

I think it is very nice and there are lots of options. Just improve on the typography and make the whitespace uniform across the design.

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corethemes says

I think it is very nice and there are lots of options. Just improve on the typography and make the whitespace uniform across the design.

First of all, thanks a ton for your time, friend.

When you say whitespace, you mean macro or micro? or both? will definitely polish both typography and whitespace before another upload.

But, if it was just typography and whitespace, wouldn’t the reviewer be more specific, offer a bit of feedback? I feel really sad, I thought I was close :-(

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corethemes says

http://awesomescreenshot.com/0d5tgazf5 -Scott

Thank you Scott, your feedback is very much appreciated! About the font, you think the Serif choice is bad, or the font itself?

Will look into all your pointers, thanks again. Nikos

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http://awesomescreenshot.com/0d5tgazf5 -Scott

Thank you Scott, your feedback is very much appreciated! About the font, you think the Serif choice is bad, or the font itself?

Will look into all your pointers, thanks again. Nikos

I’d try a sans-serif, have a look through google fonts.

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parksandparker says

Try a font like Bebas Neue or League Gothic.

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dnp_theme says

Nikos, do not despair, it happens all the time with everybody especially with the first item.

Your theme need a spacing concept. My reviewer finally made me understand that making equal spacing for everything does not work as design concept. Look at the blog pages of my templates, I am also using some lines, or entire block borders, to break these equal heights and force a more organized look over the layout.

Logo: just disable all of it’s effects, don’t work.

All graphics need cleaning, need to be unique and creative.

I agree with Scott on his graphic review mostly.

Good luck,
Danny

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corethemes says

Nikos, do not despair, it happens all the time with everybody especially with the first item.

Your theme need a spacing concept. My reviewer finally made me understand that making equal spacing for everything does not work as design concept. Look at the blog pages of my templates, I am also using some lines, or entire block borders, to break these equal heights and force a more organized look over the layout.

Logo: just disable all of it’s effects, don’t work.

All graphics need cleaning, need to be unique and creative.

I agree with Scott on his graphic review mostly.

Good luck,
Danny

Yeah, thanks for the pat on the back, as well as the feedback! It’s just that I thought I’d get a more specific reply this time; anyways, back to work! I won’t rest until this gets approved! :-)

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designsatnight says

I think the main problem is with spacing.

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