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Does Wordpress theme authors track their themes?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mrJohn42, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. mrJohn42

    mrJohn42 Newbie

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    Hello,

    Does Wordpress theme authors track their themes ?
    I have bought Avada once, does they know if I use same theme on my 30 different webpages ?
    Same question would be to entire envato.com

    Any thoughts ? :)
     
  2. $Bunny$

    $Bunny$ Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Most of the themes/plugins won't track on how many sites the theme/plugin is installed unless there is a license key and you need to activate it before using the theme/plugin on particular website.

    If the theme/plugin you have bought does not require license to activate you are good to go although envato recommends to buy seperate license for each website.
     
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  3. lawyal

    lawyal Regular Member

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    I think they try to use their new API which more and more developers include in their themes/plugins to keep track of the usage. As well as the licence key as mentioned before.
    Bute standard theme feature: not that I know of.