- Author had a File in an Envato Bundle
- Author had a Free File of the Month
- Author has had an Item Featured
- Author was Featured
- Bought between 10 and 49 items
- Exclusive Author
- Has been a member for 5-6 years
- Referred between 50 and 99 users
- Sold between 10 000 and 50 000 dollars
Code derived from GPL -licensed code (eg. WordPress plugins) can legally be sold, but the product must also hold a GPL license.
In other words, if you sold it, you grant purchasers the right to redistribute (for free or otherwise) your plugin. That would interfere with ThemeForest’s ‘Single Use’ license, so I don’t think they’ll be accepted.
Yes, that makes sense now danharper.
Hey guys. To be honest, we actually considered selling WordPress plugins for a short time. The rule is that the item must be sold with the general public license. Technically, this means that the purchaser could then redistribute the code for free. However – as I understand it – we wouldn’t be in violation if we chose to charge a fee for each sale.
With that said, we determined that it wasn’t a proper path to take on ThemeForest.
So to clarify – no, you may not sell WordPress plugins on ThemeForest.