GPL license means that we can copy the whole PHP and HTML?

Hi guys,

Just one quick question, in the readme file of a plugin says “(1) the PHP code and integrated HTML are licensed under the General Public
License (GPL)”, does it mean that we can copy the PHP code and HTML to make a similar plugin (just need change CSS, UI)?

Thanks for your answers.

Essentially Yes, only design/ui/CSS assets are exempt from the GPL license.

That being said it then becomes a moral/ethical dilemma as to whether you choose to use that work in your project if it is paid or a subsequently licensed project.


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Thanks Steve @3FortyMedia for the information :wink: