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Question about ThemeForest themes

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by StrixMedia, Apr 7, 2014.

  1. StrixMedia

    StrixMedia Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    hi


    Is there any problem to use the themeforest themes, which are freely downloadable by some other sites?

    i'm not sure this topic is discussed for the first time but i can't find any solution for this problem in many palces..that's why i chosen BHW....
     
  2. mysterysolver

    mysterysolver Regular Member

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    Yes its risky if you dont know for sure that the theme or plugin is ok before you download it.If you want to make a business website i suggest to buy the theme so you can have support and free updates.
     
  3. datomcat

    datomcat Newbie

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    Many of the premium themes you can download for free from dodgy sites have been modified by the 'hacker' who released them. Sometimes their modifications are as innocent as adding their own links into the template, other times it might be popup ads (which they get money for), worst-case scenario is they embed some nasty scripts that give them remote access to your server.

    The themes you can buy at ThemeForest are fantastic value, I recommend you find the best one to suit your needs, buy it and consider it an investment.
     
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  4. Conor

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    It's the same concept as pirating any software. There's always the risk of infecting your pc, or your web server, if you use anything that isn't directly from the source.