Wordpress Themes

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by frankdm, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. frankdm

    frankdm Newbie

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    Hello all,

    I need to start earning some money quick and my knowledge is limited ... I know how to set up wordpress and woocommerce and was wondering if I could sell wordpress themes. I already got lifetime accounts on Woothemes, Elegant Themes and others. Can I just add those themes/plugins to my site or do they need to be "nulled"? I contacted Woothemes and they told me I could use the theme infinitely on as many servers as I wanted. This means there is no install limit right?

    Thank you!
     
  2. frankdm

    frankdm Newbie

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    anyone with some knowledge of themes/plugins and "null" ?
     
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    linuxsmtp Power Member

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    dont sell nulled buddy , build your own :)
     
  4. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    You may be surprised, but it's actually legal. Elegant Themes are all under GPLv2, you can do whatever you want with their themes.
    They recently had a similar "suprsise" with one of their plugins, Lead Pages took it, rebranded it and distributed it for free.

    In case you want to hear the story:
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    http://wpin.me/elegant-themes-bloom-plugin-forked-by-leadpages/
    Not ethical, but legal. Altough I don't think you'll make any money, people buy the packages for support and updates (+ all the marketing and branding they've done), you can't offer anything besides the code (which can be found just about anywhere)
     
  5. frankdm

    frankdm Newbie

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    I actually tried to buy cheap themes and landed on a clusterf*ck of add riddled pages, false links, porn popups and everything in between. I would setup a very clean professional looking store that doesn't have any advertisements or false links or porn or "going in circles". That should have SOME value right ? right ?? (im desperate for some cash flow)
     
  6. frankdm

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    So I can just publish the themes from my ET lifetime account download without any issues ?
     
  7. nocare

    nocare Junior Member

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    Elegant themes actually pitch themselves as a framework and have dev license options so I don't see too much of a question of ethics here.
    You probably don't want to go and nuke any mention of elegant themes (consult license/support) but you should be fine to use the themes.

    Just don't think you are going to modify a theme and suddenly start banking. Just doesn't work that way. You're already taking a shortcut by not wanting to do work so i'm concerned for you there.
     
  8. RoyJoh

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    I would not buy a budget theme again. Recently did and the service was non-existant, though I did not learn that until I actually tried to download my theme. Then turns out the vendor had a dead link posted for the contact link. I went through Paypal to contact the vendor and was finally able to learn how to download my purchase. The vendor made no attempt to be affable or facilitate me as a customer. They have my money but I will never use the theme now because I do not trust them and they do not communicate. In a nutshell: ZERO customer service.