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Wordpress-Themes without footerlinks?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by killerbabe, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. killerbabe

    killerbabe Newbie

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    Hello, do you know themes for wordpress without footerlinks?

    Or do you know themes where it is allowed to remove the footerlink to the author?

    How do you guys handle this? Do you just don't care about the copyright or do you use themes with footerlinks to the author of the theme?

    I have also seen that somebody provide themes from themeforest here for free. Do you think it is safe to use them?
     
  2. Gogol

    Gogol Elite Member

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    Wordpress is a GPL licensed software, so yeah you can remove the links if you need to. To remove footer links, go to footer.php under your theme folder and remove it.
     
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  3. switch_2012

    switch_2012 Power Member

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    Hi, as the above poster mentioned, download the theme you like(check the download section for premium themes) install it and go to them> edit> click on the footer.php then you can update the info there..

    if its tricky, send me a PM, 'm happy to help you.
     
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  4. killerbabe

    killerbabe Newbie

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    Thanks for your answers, but I know how to remove them.

    So you say I can remove every footerlink in every theme without getting problems because of copywright?

    And do you recommend to use for example themes from themeforest without buying the licence or is it too risky?
     
  5. Gogol

    Gogol Elite Member

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    Here's a good discussion which focuses on what you are looking at.
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    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/theme-licensing
    In layman's language, do whatever you would like to do. Nobody's gonna say anything to you. Now, some parts of the theme might really be copyrighted, like the default logo, or a PSD that came bundled with the theme. As for the code, do whatever you need.

     
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  6. Gogol

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    Bring them in ( if not in the Do not share list) and I will nullify them :)
     
  7. WebLab

    WebLab Junior Member

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    You don't have to worry until your website gets famous.
    & If it gets famous, nothing wrong spending some 30-40 bucks buying the theme.
    There are some wp theme websites that allow removing footer link by donating some $10.
    Some famous themes are being used by thousands of people, so if you remove the link, i dont think the owner will notify and mail you. But still, if you get mail, just reply that you downloaded theme from somewhere and you aren't aware about any footer link.
     
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    Remember, link in footer is the support for the author.
     
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  9. turbovid

    turbovid Newbie

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    a simple one , gonna be cute