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I have downloaded a theme and modified few things and customised it according to my needs. Now I want to remove the credits i.e. the back link to the designers site. I want to know if its legal for me to remove that. What are the terms and conditions?

Theme is http://diovo.com/links/voidy/ Credits is a backlink: Theme by Niyaz Diovo (with link)

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How are we supposed to know what theme it is.. – Wyck Oct 8 '11 at 4:43
Which theme is it? Name please. – Rutwick Gangurde Oct 8 '11 at 4:48
Please specify clearly what is theme name, from where u download, where the credits are mention in the theme. eg -footer, header, sidebar etc.... – w3uiguru Oct 8 '11 at 5:21
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Theme licensing information is typically included in style.css. According to that Voidy theme is at least partially under GPL license (version not specified):

The CSS, XHTML and design is released under GPL

There is no issue with removing front-end credits/link from GPL-licensed theme.

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