You could create some convoluted process yourself, but frankly there will always be a way around it. Even then, what if it fails and ends up locking a customer out of the theme they purchased? That would be unacceptable. If you end up doing an online check, what if your authentication server goes down? Again, unacceptable… Not to mention easily circumvent-able.
You need to realize, you are basically selling a set of files that are easily edited, so the only way you are going to minimize piracy is by reporting any unauthorized versions you find.
The API method is a check against the purchase key I believe, so that will only be useful for checking if a certain user truly purchased your theme when they register for your own support forums or something similar. I could be wrong on this part, as I’m not an author.
He did not copy you. Those two items are very different. They are for the same purpose, and share similar labeling elements, as well as a font, but that is pretty much it. Definitely not a copy/rip.
Also, it is against the rules (“Please do NOT” section, #2) to post links like you have. Typically if you have a qualm with another author, you should utilize the ticket feature in the support section. (support.envato.com)http://themeforest.net/community/community_guidelines
PR Release = Preview Site? I’ve seen people use things like game screenshots, etc, typically things that are meant to be passed around and re-upped anyway. I’d think pictures of cars and movie posters would call under that category – free publicity for them, right? The only issue I can see there possibly being is if it’s specifically against Envato’s rules.
I imagine you may have to credit them, though, but frankly I’m operating on pure opinion right now.
“Aesthetic motivation” you say… Hmm… I’ve never known Envato to decline on the principle that the design is too good.
People have made threads asking for a step sort of like this (many times actually) before, in order to find out if the design is up to standards. I don’t understand the reasoning behind your idea, though, because you are saying it would be after the theme is coded and ready to be submitted anyway. Can you clear that up?
- You have a liquid header but a fixed width footer. (Talking about the bgs)
- You only have one font for everything! Another no-no. This can sometimes work, but the font style has to be very different.
- When you are hovering over something basic like the archives widget and it changes the bg color, I should also be able to click with that change. Otherwise some users will click it expecting to be taken to another page, and then not be, and it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth when you have to re-click right over the text itself.
Couple things to get you started…
Nice, this place needed a face-lift. My only suggestion would be to add some more space to the top and bottom of the drop-down menus.
Sorry for my english ^^
BTW it wasn’t about your grammar or something like it (I myself am a non-native English speaker and I know how hard it is to learn a new language) it was just about the words you use, your sentences structure and so on. It’s just funny, not necessarily wrong that’s it-roch
Yep, definitely didn’t have trouble understanding you OP, sorry if my message seemed that way.
biyanpasau saidYes, agreed. Also responsiveness does not affect page loading speed. You can create a responsive grid with no more than 200 lines of CSS code (and 200 is probably more than what’s needed to).
-1, since most responsive themes also come with option to disable this feature.
Retina ready themes will load slower on retina devices, but this thread is only about responsiveness.
Agreed. There is nil performance hit when it is done right. The only con is the extra time required to build/design out to different breakpoints.