148 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 1 year
loveetc says

There’s a new WordPress theme today, it seems to be already quite popular already, however the design has been completely copied from an existing website.

Is it even legal that just look at any site and copy all the design (or well 99.9 %) ? Isn’t it an unethical practice especially if done by an ‘Elite’ author?

3430 posts
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $500,000+ on Envato Market
  • Located in United States
  • Helps us moderate the forums
+10 more
sevenspark Volunteer moderator says

If you notice a theme infringing on a copyright, please report it to support, thanks!

447 posts
  • Has referred 50+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+3 more
phpbits says

There are some information you should asked to the website owner first. Are you using this theme? And send the item link, or is this site developed by this author?

If you are pretty sure that it’s illegal theme copy then report it dude!

Cheers!

428 posts
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Has collected 50+ items on Envato Market
+6 more
Jaynesh says

I’ve seen items deleted just for having similar headers. Interested to see what will be done about this one. The author is being accused of copying this design: http://jackietrananh.com

He has said that the he used that design as inspiration and I wouldn’t say it’s a 99% copy.

1527 posts
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
+4 more
Bedros says

I’ve seen items deleted just for having similar headers. Interested to see what will be done about this one. The author is being accused of copying this design: http://jackietrananh.com

:O

by
by
by
by
by
by