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Nick Zachary
Nick Zachary
6,816 Points

If I buy a wordpress premium theme, Can I use it on multiple domains(websites)?

If I buy a wordpress premium theme, Can I use it on multiple domains(websites)?

Bonus Question: If it can only be applied on one domain(website), can I deactivate it and add the theme to another domain(website)?

5 Answers

Nick Zachary
Nick Zachary
6,816 Points

Appreciate your insight Sam

-Nick

I have been using premium wordpress themes for a long time so I will try and answer your question the best I can.

As mentioned above, check the licenses, for personal use many themes will let you re-use it. If you are thinking about selling the website you build to a customer, they usually require you to buy an "upgrade to your license"

In your question I notice you asked if you could, not if it was legal to do so. I will answer that one too ;)

So the answer is yes, you can upload a theme to any website. There is no way they can limit to how many times you upload/use their theme.

On most large theme selling websites the license will be clearly shown and so will the cost of an upgraded license.

Nick Zachary
Nick Zachary
6,816 Points

Thank you Jack, your answer helps me out a lot.

Best Regards -Nick Z

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

+1 For checking the license

samiff
samiff
31,206 Points

This should be described in the license of wherever you buy the theme from, usually including information about re-purposing/reselling the theme as well. I'm not a legal guy, but if the license is for "one project", you should still be able to transfer the theme to a different domain as long as it's still for that specific project.