[Vtigercrm-developers] Extensions Store Guidelines
comaggi at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 10:44:20 GMT 2017
I agree with matus, the criteria to approved extensions is so subjective
and takes so long that I complete abandoned the idea of adding anything new.
The entire process is complete broken
In my case I have some extensions rejected because of the link to my site,
and other rejected because no demo link. Now you have an example with links
to their site
Even a simple change like removing a link from the description takes weeks
to be reviewed
In my personal opinion, guidelines are not equally apply to all vendors.
Vtiger need to decide whether make this more transparent and
straightforward process or close down the marketplace
El El mié, 6 dic 2017 a las 11:26, IT-Solutions4You <info at its4you.sk>
> Thanks Alan,
> the biggest problem for us is, that some clients contact our support
> team and they have other PDF Maker extension. It's really hard to
> explain why there are 2 extensions with the same name in oficial vtiger
> Marketplace. And yes, the extension ist still published.
> About Links and Description. For us it was not allowed to write any
> Links to demo or company name because the publisher is visible in the
> right side of marketplace page. In Smackcoders marketplace there are
> many links and many information about company.
> I really don't understand this, why we are so banned.
> Dňa 5. 12. 2017 o 19:31 Alan Lord napísal(a):
> > vtiger devs - that sucks.
> > IMHO Smackcoders are leaches. As far as I can tell they give little to
> > nothing back to the community.
> > We have had a few customers use some of their extensions in the past
> > (ones that are encrypted with ioncube and sold directly, not on the
> > Marketplace) and our customers had many problems with poor quality and
> > poor support from them.
> > When did Smackcoders produce a product called PDF Maker? (Marketplace ID
> > = 359)
> > When did IT Solutions produce PDFMaker? (Marketplace ID = 14)
> > And since when are demo links a problem? In fact, yesterday you wouldn't
> > accept one of our extensions because there was *NO* link to a demo???
> > I really think you guys need to get your priorities right.
> > I am in full support of Matus here.
> > Al
> > On 05/12/17 11:41, IT-Solutions4You wrote:
> >> Dear vtiger Team,
> >> many times we have big issue and time delay for publishing vtiger
> >> extension thru marketplace. Currently I see in your Marketplace
> >> extension which broke more Guidelines.
> >> PDF Maker
> >> https://marketplace.vtiger.com/extensions?id=359
> >> 1. Naming Guidelines
> >> 1.4 Extension name and identifier should be have unique short prefix
> >> that avoids collision with other extensions published.
> >> There is currently PDF Maker extension in Marketplace so I think this
> >> name totally avoids collision with other extensions published
> >> 4. Acceptance
> >> 4.5 Extensions should not copy the functionality and UI of other
> >> extensions or services.
> >> This is a full copy of our extension ;-). Anyway I understand it but
> >> please with another name.
> >> 6. Extension Description
> >> 6.3 Description should not have any links to external pages, nor
> >> advertise any other products or services
> >> You don't publiseh our extensions because of links to our page minimal
> >> 10 times (not demo link was allowed). Now in this extension there is a
> >> lot of links to external pages. See how our Description looks:
> >> https://marketplace.vtiger.com/extensions?id=14 and compare it.
> >> We are really very disappointed about this situation. Because we feel
> >> to be deceived. Many of our extensions cann't be published for a small
> >> link to our demo and on the other side another company can write what
> >> it wants ?
> >> Matus
> >> ITS4You
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