I just got my WP theme submission Soft Rejected with the following message:
We already have a number of submissions with the same overall design and concept and we have to draw the line somewhere…
Minimal templates can be clean and simple when you manage to handle the white space and details to provide a simple but yet unique template. But if you can’t, it will look like an incomplete template – blank template.
In this case, the submitted template is more like a ‘framework’ than a full fledged design. If you’re going with minimalism, you need to make sure all the little details check out.
The theme in question is Adaptation - wp blog theme
At this point I’m too close to the current design and I’m kind of stuck, so if anybody got any tips or can push me in the right direction so I can tune the theme up and get it accepted, that would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.