Questions tagged [licenses]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
1 answer
59 views

How to comply with Apache License V2.0 when self-hosting fonts

I am considering self-hosting a font licensed under the Apache License Version 2.0 for a commercial progressive web app. My goal is to ensure full compliance with the license, and I have a few ...
S. G.'s user avatar
  • 81
1 vote
0 answers
21 views

Is it possible to apply a Creative Commons license to a multi-user web forum?

My website will contain various posts, which may be posted by me or another user. Basically, it will be a sharing forum platform. My website contains different posts, and each post may contain ...
Shinance's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
227 views

Do I need to apply a license to my website?

I am currently developing my own personal website. The website content will basically be like a personal blog. Please refer below for the website content. I will post some of my personal interests, ...
Shinance's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
136 views

What prevents self-hosted licensed fonts being pirated?

I understand that web fonts are distributed in one of two ways: They are hosted by the type foundry, who can, to a degree, enforce license restrictions (e.g., hit rate, referral host, etc.) You just ...
Xophmeister's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
88 views

How to appropriately give attribution (CC BY 2.5) for splash image on landing page

I plan to use a splash image licensed by the CC BY 2.5 for a website's landing page. Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. ...
stephanmg's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
2 answers
894 views

SQL Server Licensing for Web hosting

I'm struggling with finding the correct SQL Server edition for web hosting. And couldn't find a clear source/article. Basically I have a dedicated server and hosting my own websites. I'm not selling ...
Sam Salim's user avatar
  • 141
4 votes
1 answer
981 views

Opengraph image and license

For our website, we sometimes re-syndicate articles and blog posts that mention our organization in our own blog on our site. We summarize the article, and include a link back to the original source. ...
user4994's user avatar
  • 263
3 votes
1 answer
282 views

How should one include the license notice of a frontend framework?

Angular and VueJS are both under the MIT license, which contains the following declaration: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial ...
Digital Ninja's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

What do I need to know about proprietary fonts?

I'm a contract web developer, and I'm working for someone who has a view to create his own web development consultancy. For the project we're currently working on - the graphic designer has provided a ...
dwjohnston's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
27 views

Logos of known brands [closed]

Where do webmasters find logos to use on their websites? I mean, I have a product that is compatible with Windows, Linux, Java, NodeJS, SQLs etc etc... I would like to use their logos somewhere on my ...
Pijotrek's user avatar
  • 111
2 votes
1 answer
58 views

For the purposes of using a theme, what is generally considered to be "one website"?

I'm buying a theme for my "website". The license for the theme allows me to use the theme on one "website". Sounds easy enough, right? But what is a "website"? Domains? It sounds like a troll ...
Coomie's user avatar
  • 215
3 votes
3 answers
980 views

Can I take images directly from Google for my affiliate site?

I have an affiliate site and I am new on this platform. I want to add images into my site. Can I take images from Google directly without changing anything for them?
Tanjina Sharmin's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
61 views

Using licensed image in a blog

I would like to use some images which are not mine in my blog (which is in development stage). Since I don't own the image I searched for images on Google which are labeled for reuse with ...
Geek's user avatar
  • 159
0 votes
2 answers
24 views

Which license would allow to open source my web application while protecting myself from duplicatas?

I would like to give my community the ability to contribute changes to my web application. My site already has an active community with thousands of users. I do earn a little bit from affiliate ...
Bleep Bloop's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
62 views

Where should I put image meta data and license information?

I have a PNG picture in a web page. The page has a CC-BY button and links (with a rel="license" attribute, as the CC license picker generates) at the bottom, it has a title, and some more descriptive ...
Robert's user avatar
  • 143
0 votes
1 answer
59 views

Can I use free fonts on a website which contains banners?

I should choose a font for my website, which is hosted by a web platform (Altervista) and has its own second-level domain with the .com extension. It will be a blog basically, but it will contain ...
franz1's user avatar
  • 823
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

top-level domain registration: does "updating" imply a license extension (Whois report)?

I created a blog and I want to purchase a second level domain, that's to say I want to move from domain.altervista.org to -> domain.com. I would like to register that domain with the .com extension ...
franz1's user avatar
  • 823
5 votes
1 answer
2k views

Do banner ads make my website a commercial website?

I am preparing a small wiki based tutorial website.I will have to be grabbing lots of contents under the Creative Commons (CCL), and I'm planning to place some ads on the website, to cover the costs ...
K.H.'s user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
0 answers
68 views

What structured data is used for the license info in Google Images?

Google Images allows filtering by copyright license - What is used for it: Microdata, Microformats or RDFa?
nsb's user avatar
  • 111
2 votes
1 answer
662 views

Does a Creative Commons "Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License" classify a nonprofit as a "commercial entity"?

If something this license applies to is used by a nonprofit, is the nonprofit considered a "commercial entity"? Because the license says: "NonCommercial — You may not use the material ...
leeand00's user avatar
  • 1,101
3 votes
1 answer
326 views

How can I customize the Apache licence for my template design?

I have a template with the following license: /*! * name of original creator - name of theme (originalcreator.com) * Code licensed under the Apache License v2.0. * For details, see http://www....
Ritchardo's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
481 views

What kind of license does a website in India need to offer song downloads? [duplicate]

I have seen many many websites which allow you to download latest songs for free I am doubtful that they have any kind of license or partnership with any music company so if they do not have any such ...
Khan Shahrukh's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
25 views

CreativeCommons licence

I want to use some pictures that are published unter the CC Attribution 2.0 Generic licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ The licence says that I have to provide a link to this licence ...
WhiteIntel's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

Google lists this gif several thousand times as not having a license, is it safe to post on my company's Twitter account?

I found a GIF of a guy skeet shooting listed on several sites and I've posted it in my Twitter account below: https://twitter.com/leeand00/status/488894537599680515 I looked up the image on Google ...
leeand00's user avatar
  • 1,101
1 vote
1 answer
146 views

How does licensing affect my website?

I like to use prebuilt CSS/JS such as Foundation and PureCSS and I'm curious as to how I should go about displaying the licensing information, as well as how the license will affect the code that I ...
zer0t3ch's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
140 views

Wordpress theme usage rights with GPLv2

I've been searching for a great looking wordpress theme to use on a small magazine website idea that I had and I've just found one that would be ideal, with lots of blank spaces specifically designed ...
user3177012's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
67 views

What if I void a license for an HTML5 website?

We are developing a new website for a group of people initializing their first startup and started looking for good looking templates and found one interesting from a popular site selling web ...
user894795's user avatar
15 votes
1 answer
6k views

Is it legal and ethical to remove license notices from third-party code?

I want to use third-party code as my front-end framework, for example Bootstrap. In the code for Bootstrap and jQuery, there's a license. For example in boostrap.css: /*! * Bootstrap v3.0.3 * * ...
john's user avatar
  • 193
1 vote
1 answer
367 views

How to give credit about an image I display in my website?

I looked for an image for decorating the main page of my website. I found a great image in Wikipedia. The license allows me to use the image, but, I must give credit to the creators (which includes ...
Erel Segal-Halevi's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
197 views

Does the GPL v2 license allow sharing and backlink removal?

I'm confused I've seen a lot of softwares with GPL License but those specific softwares don't allow sharing the software or remove backlinks for example... (some devs charge 100$ more for the same ...
ananas's user avatar
  • 11
5 votes
1 answer
1k views

Converting Free / Paid Fonts via fontsquirrel for Web Use

I was trying to upload a GillSansMTPro-Book font to fontsquirrel.com/fontface/generator But I got this message Monotype has requested that their font Gill Sans MT Pro Book be blacklisted by the ...
EPQRS's user avatar
  • 193
2 votes
2 answers
162 views

Are logos really free to use?

On my website, I want to use several logos as icons next to files whose mimetypes are associated with those logos. Most of the logos are Apple and Microsoft. Can anyone provide a source for the claim ...
Intra's user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
1 answer
102 views

Am I allowed to display a small image on top of a Google Maps Static Api map?

I am the webmaster to my company's website. I was asked to make the Google Map on this page smaller, but the interactive map doesn't work well at all at 300x200. I was asked to place a screenshot ...
Fábio Santos's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
639 views

.pro domain as a web designer/professional

I am looking at getting a .pro domain for my portfolio page as a web designer. I realize that .pro domains are for licensed professionals such as lawyers, engineers, etc. What kind of certifications ...
MLM's user avatar
  • 113
2 votes
2 answers
336 views

Make money off a website developed in Visual Web Developer 2010 Express

Is it legal to make money of a website developed in Visual Web Developer 2010 Express (which is free)? Or do I have to buy a license or something?
hhh3112's user avatar
  • 173
1 vote
0 answers
73 views

a good licence for a CMS? [closed]

Going over quite a bit of Open Source licenses on opensource.org I am still not very clear which one I should aim for. What I want the license to do is the following. Open Source license Initial ...
Cl''s user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
2 answers
117 views

Creative Commons License question

You are free: to Share—to copy, distribute and transmit the work, and to Remix—to adapt the work Under the following conditions: Attribution—You must attribute the work in the manner specified ...
Andrew's user avatar
  • 103
3 votes
1 answer
187 views

How to best protect my web designs? Licenses?

I'm afraid one of my clients might ask his fellow software engineer to design a few page templates for a WordPress-based community I'm redesigning, according to my code and design. He just bounced me ...
João's user avatar
  • 347