csmcsm wrote : my new website is an free template portal where you can get many free wordpress templates (...)
jekonel wrote : I have to underline that these templates DO contain a sponsor Link bar at the bottom of the page and fit into the design so not to overwhelm the site.
Sorry... But no. Simply no...
Your footer is encoded. It's not just a "sponsor Link", it's an encoded footer, a closed source, a "locked" source.
I'm so enthousiast with WP because I feel the developpers, and the people on this forum, strongly belive in the "open source" philosophy. This is why I spend some time on this forum... Somebody helps me, I help somebody... I'm totally "free" to do it, it's my liberty... This is the deep meaning of "free"... It cost nothing.
What you're doing is the totally contrary of "free"... It's a deal : use my theme, and you make some advertisement for me. It's a trade. More... My code is encrypded, you're not "free" to change it, you can't do what you want with it... It's mine...
So, you hijack an open source and copy left project to sell your stuff. You rip someone else's harvest. Perdiod.
More... You use this forum, where I spend time, helping people for free, to advertise your publicity deal, your "closed source" theme... I call it a scam.
I strongly advise any Worpress user to do not use a theme with a encoded footer. Une another theme, try to learn how to build your own, we will help you to do so, for free, here on this forum, but for the sake of the open source and copyleft way of life, do not use a "closed source" theme.
Do not use any templatespin.com's theme... This site try to bypass an open source project to trade their &?(&?9 advertisement.
WordPress is free, my knowledge is free, everybody on this forum will help you for free... So get rid of these so called "free" theme with encrypted footers...