[theme-reviewers] Nifty theme: copyright infringement
justin at justintadlock.com
Fri Jan 4 07:19:31 UTC 2013
I was looking for the WordPress plugins email address but couldn't find
it. I know Otto reads this list, so I just wanted to point out that the
same guy has copied my code and is passing it off as his own in some
Is a copy of my Breadcrumb Trail:
And, Improving Caption:
Is a copy of my Cleaner Caption:
The guy has a few other plugins, so I wouldn't be surprised if they were
copied from other people's code as well.
On 1/4/2013 1:04 AM, Justin Tadlock wrote:
> I hate to bring topics up like this because it saddens me that these
> sort of things are still happening in the WP community. But, I must
> do it in this case.
> I wanted the mods to be aware that the Nifty theme is blatantly
> copying my Prototype theme and Hybrid Core framework without proper
> Nifty theme link:
> Prototype theme link:
> Most, but not all, of my copyright notices have been removed from the
> code. Many copyright notices have been replaced with the theme
> author's name as well.
> I can give a full, line-by-line report of the code if I need to
> sometime tomorrow. But, my guess is that anyone that takes a look at
> both themes and their code can see that it's clear.
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