Theme Review Process Updated for WordPress Theme Directory
During the past few months many changes have come to the Theme Review process and scope for submissions to the WordPress Theme Directory. These guidelines are set in order to ensure newly submitted themes support current WordPress features and functionality. So whether you’re submitting a theme or looking to use one from this directory, you’ll know exactly what is expected for the licensing, code quality, documentation, functions and hooks, etc.
Check the codex for a list of version specific changes.