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Is it possible to steal website design?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by BacchusBeats, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. BacchusBeats

    BacchusBeats Newbie

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    Hey, is it possible to go on a website like Facebook for instance and completely duplicate it? I'm not talking about Facebook specifically though, it's something much simpler. How much would something like this cost if I got someone to do it?
     
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    Don't copy a design or an artist's work exactly as it is, make the needed or advanced changes on it. Else It'll be a copyright violation.
     
  3. Billy Batts

    Billy Batts Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Of course it's possible, I rip certain sites/pages all the time.
     
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    Yes, it is possible. But usually better to create something unique or add extra functionality
    As for cost that will vary depending on the website and the method used.
    If simple cloning of a static html site then shouldn't be expensive but if it is a dynamic site then it will be more complicated and might need to be built from the ground up.
     
  5. Skaterchu

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    You shouldn’t be copying other people’s work, however to answer your question it is possible to copy a site visually.

    If you want to copy all of sites functionality this wouldn’t be possible as these files are stored on the server rather than client side. Popular websites such as Facebook have scripts available online.
     
  6. MisterF

    MisterF Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Yes it is possible.
     
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    yawn where is the guillotine
     
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    Haven't you seen the 170 nutra landing pages featuring 1 Ukrainian woman and animated rose petals?
     
  9. Juneja

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    Yes it is possible but if you copy as it is then you might get in trouble.
     
  10. iterate777

    iterate777 BANNED BANNED

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    Yes it is very possible not even that hard if you know what you're doing.
     
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    You can download the whole website as HTML, but it will be very difficult to modify something or reapply design/css files to your own site
     
  12. BacchusBeats

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    Yes, but how?
     
  13. Billy Batts

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    Not really.

    Start with this

    https://www.httrack.com/

    Your welcome ;)