Wordpress documentation team bans links to commercial websites

WordPress suspended the Astra theme for five weeks for violating prohibitions on affiliate links. Theme publishers denied that the theme added affiliate links.

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Following link lớn the official WordPress Astra theme repository shows that the theme is completely gone from WordPress.
A search for Astra theme on the WordPress theme repository shows zero results. Only an unrelated theme with a similar name shows up.

This screenshot from an example that WordPress linked to lớn clearly shows a ShareASale affiliate referral code.

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Astra Theme Suspension is Live

The theme suspension is live. The theme is no longer available from the WordPress theme repository for tải về.

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That means that over 1 million Astra theme users will not be able khổng lồ update their theme via WordPress for five sầu weeks.

Astra announced that it has released an update that removes the affiliate referral codes. They say that this new version complies with WordPress rules.

But the update has to be downloaded directly from Astra or from their GitHub repository.

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WordPress has officially suspended the popular Astra theme. Brainstorm Force has requested to have sầu the suspension lifted. Given how WordPress already tried khổng lồ resolve the issue prior lớn the suspension, it doesn’t appear likely that Astra will be restored until the five week suspension is over.

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