Astra popular wordpress theme widely used by many website builders, one of greatest wordpress theme to be used with any wordpress page builder.
Recently Astra Team celebrated 1 Million Active Installs! The Highest Number Any WordPress Theme Has Achieved.
Except default WordPress themes (Twenty Fifteen, Twenty Fourteen, Twenty Thirteen, etc..) No other theme has not reached this grand milestone, Even the another popular theme like OceanWP with 600,000+ and GeneratePress WordPress Theme with 300,000+ Active Installations Only.
Astra’s Journey from 0 to 1 Million took 36 months, 28 months to hit the 1st 500k installs, and then 8 months to reach the 1 million milestones.
Now lets see why WordPress Suspends Astra Theme, this thing has affected 1 Million active users?
Here’s the facebook post from official Astra WordPress Theme Community by Sujay Pawar, Co-Founder at Brainstorm Force,
Also Checkout the official statement by WordPress Theme Review Team Bot,
So Astra theme will be suspended for the next 5 weeks (until September 11th, 2020). Once the penalty time has passed They’ll reinstate and check your theme update.
This doesn’t affect the Astra PRO Users, they will get updates regularly. If you need to update the Astra Free Theme you can download the file from official website following this link(They have fixed the issue)
WPAstra is a amazing theme that has helped thousands of users in creating fastest and amazing websites. Hope soon the issue is resolved.