If you want to publish your theme on the official theme repository at WordPress Extend, you need to make sure your theme meets a long list of requirements (see the checklist below). You also need to localize your theme so it can be translated. I'll talk about localization and internationalization in Chapter 9 in the context of plugins. The process of localizing themes is very similar, so I won't repeat it here. Also in Chapter 9, I'll explain how to use Subversion to maintain different versions of your theme.
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