Checklist for perfect premium WordPress theme development

  • Theme localization
  • Implementation of hooks
  • Add theme control panel
  • Widget ready sidebars
  • Creation of different template files for different layouts
  • Efficient use of query based template files
  • Follow wordPress PHP coding Standards
  • Follow wordpress CSS coding Standards
  • Follow wordpress data validation Standards
  • Escape dynamically generated content
  • Load scripts dynamically

Theme Testing :

  • Activate debug mode to check and fix php errors
  • Test cross browser compatibility
  • Check for W3 Validation of HTML and CSS
  • Check for javascript errors
  • Verify with wordpress theme unit test
  • Check for compatibility with major wordpress plugins