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Can themeforest track me if I share my bought theme?

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by Gofree, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. Gofree

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    Can themeforest track me if I share my bought theme?
    I decided to pull my link down just after posting thinking I don't know how to null which I just share raw one of my WP theme brought from Themeforest.net.
    Does the theme need to be nulled or can I share without issue? If needed to null, which line do I have to remove?
     
  2. MrBlue

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    Honestly, I don't think you need to worry about that.
     
  3. lord1027

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    I am not sure, but I think it's best to get it nulled by someone who knows how to do it. Unfortunately, I'm not that guy.

    Anyway, worst case scenario is that you lose the license.
     
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    They will have a hard time sueing you as wordpress is gpl and all stuff that is using wordpress code needs to be gpl too. ;)
     
  5. intruder2600

    intruder2600 Junior Member

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    you should be fine :)
     
  6. xNotch

    xNotch Registered Member

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    from a quick search the gpl version 2, which is what is listed for wp on wikipedia, allows for "commercial use".. which im guessing means you could sale work based off it for money. The one big stipulation in gpl is that the source must be disclosed.
     
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    They don't have that free time to track each customer what is he doing with their product. Dont worry
     
  8. Mr.Whitehat

    Mr.Whitehat Senior Member

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    none gonna sue u for a measly priced theme lol :p
     
  9. cleanguy2

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    Is there any license associated with it? If not I dont think they could track you.
    Also you could claim theme was stolen if anything happens.
     
  10. ugjunk

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    Shouldn't be a problem at all as none of the themes rely on the licensing system (Only if you need auto updates)
     
  11. member8200

    member8200 Regular Member

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    I don't think that would be a problem. Besides, i don't think they have time tracking whoever tries to crack the theme.
    don't worry, You should be fine.
     
  12. salmanseo982

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    yeah they can track u butt if u have licence paid themes u can use where u want or if u use nulled theme they have lot of bugs i use lots of nulled theme but no good result
     
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    Almost 90% themes from themeforest have the callback function. If your site become popular they will ask you for licence. If you dont have it they will just callback and ruin the site :D
     
  14. LoftPower

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    ThemeForest sells thousands and thousands of themes daily. I don't think they worry about someone sharing those themes around.