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digitalimpact says

Hey,

I need to ask if the exclusivity terms were recently changed on Envato.

I’m asking this because I see cool new EE and Drupal themes from a big player, player that’s exclusive here but also sells those themes on their website.

Are we now allowed to make 50%-70% while selling the items in other sites too? Just curious, nothing personal.

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JamiGibbs says

Are you sure they aren’t just linking back to their ThemeForest item?

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digitalimpact says

Are you sure they aren’t just linking back to their ThemeForest item?

Check for yourself, it’s a 2CheckOut-processed form :)

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luckykind says

+1 – Good question…

Although… if they want to partner with WooThemes… Envato just needs to hide their little “checkmark” badge and the rest of us minions would never know… ;)

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JamiGibbs says


Are you sure they aren’t just linking back to their ThemeForest item?
Check for yourself, it’s a 2CheckOut-processed form :)

I see what you mean.

I rarely mosey on over to the Drupal and EE stuff and now I’m a little shocked to see Woo there in the first place. Does this mean WP is next for them?? Yikes.

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digitalimpact says

I don’t care if WP is next for them.

They’re very good at what they do and I personally have HUGE respect for them.

But this is… embarrassing…

What would happen if a regular TF author would do this? I bet you his account would get blocked, credits frozen and all that “until the situation is dealt with”.

What will happen in this case? Nothing, because they’re a huge name in the industry…

Times like these make me think twice about all the “ethics” around here…

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Pixelworkshop says

It takes 30 days to opt-out of exclusivity (My account > My settings > Exclusivity), but that’s a good question anyway.

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digitalimpact says

It takes 30 days to opt-out of exclusivity (My account > My settings > Exclusivity), but that’s a good question anyway.

Yep.

Knowing that, in these 30 days, they could simply redirect from their site to TF, right? Well, that’s not the case.

I don’t want to be misunderstood, I’m not a hater or anything like that, but it always bugged me how “the big guys” can “get away with it”.... (please read with quotes included)

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jeffeatworld says

I’m sure support will comment but I’m fairly sure this is just some kind of deal iwith Woo Themes to get a bunch of Expression Engine themes on Themeforest to kickstart a new category.

That happend with Magneto themes.

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