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Opened 7 years ago

#40502 new defect (bug)

Add the check version and template attributes method for /themes/update-check/1.1/ API

Reported by: mxp's profile mxp Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.7.4
Component: HTTP API Keywords:
Focuses: template Cc:


I created a child theme for work, but WordPress noticed me that new theme has an update. That is so weird. So I traced the code and found that problem is API( did not check the whole theme's info between local and WordPress DB.

Here is my steps:

  1. install the base theme named site
  2. create a child theme named royal
  3. add theme info in royal/style.css and royal/functions.php

Theme Name: Royal
Author: Knockers
Version: 1.0
Template: site


  1. login to wp-admin/themes.php and the update notice shows up!

I think the API must check the Theme Name, Version, Author and Template attributes at least and make sure the theme package is current belong to someone.

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