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I created a wordpress plugin... now how to insert a license type system?

Discussion in 'PHP & Perl' started by zx123, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. zx123

    zx123 Senior Member

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    I created a wordpress plugin, but I want sell it. Its based on my country so its useless here for you :)
    Now I want insert a license system on it, what do you suggest?
     
  2. goldenrule

    goldenrule Newbie

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    You probably don't want to use a public licensing script unless you want it cracked and shared publicly.. this is BHW after all.
     
  3. simey69

    simey69 Regular Member

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    Hi,

    most protection and/or license mechanisms fail to protect the product.

    It really depends upon what you want as protection and who from?
    - if it's general release and 'typical' user, that should be an easy task, there are many ways
    - if it's against places like BHW and people like me, that's a very different matter...

    The best and only real way to protect a product is to retain critical functions on a remote server, rendering the plugin useless without it, making sure there is authentication and call-homes in the critical function calls to ensure you can trace offending users/attempts etc

    That said, depending upon what function you keep remotely and if it can be analysed and replicated, there is still a risk

    You can invest in the latest version of ioncube etc, as that will give a window of safety, as the decoders follow some months after sometimes, depending upon complexity of the new release.

    It all comes down to cost or purchase agaisnt cost of hacking - also volume of product you intend to release.

    If you want, you can drop me a pm, and/or the plugin - I'd be happy to identify any weakness and/or possible protection mechanism

    Please note, that I would never share your code/plugin/info etc - I simply don't do that.
    I null in response to other peoples shares (as a challenge/hobby - never for money or other reward) and I only share stuff I've purchased or found myself wandering the net...

    Cheers,
    Si
     
  4. deepakmadhu

    deepakmadhu BANNED BANNED

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    this thread help you , ask here

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blogging/438996-wordpress-help-ask-your-questions.html
     
  5. 4trsuted

    4trsuted Regular Member

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    Check out "ionCube loader" for licensing and encrypting your plugin.