Themekiller.com is becoming a very popular site for nulled premium WordPress themes, plugins. They also have templates for Joomla, Drupal as well as other host of codes.
It is important to note that themekiller.com is just one of the many websites offering free premium WordPress themes and plugin download. However, according to themekillers.com ‘s WhoIs record, the domain was registered on the 15-April-15 but it is already ranked 12,389 in alexa.com global ranking.
This is a significant rise in popularity for a website that is less than one-year-old at this date.
Why such popularity?
As WordPress becomes more popular, many people are in search for free themes especially if a premium theme or plugin can be obtained for free. Although, viruses and hacker attacks have deterred people from this kind of websites, the popularity of themekiller.com might be because they do not include malicious codes into their themes and plugins (this not a guarantee). As times goes on, we will see more reports from users about themes and plugins from themekiller.com to be sure that they have viruses.
The consequence of downloading a premium theme for free far outweighs its benefits.
- Your website might be hacked.
- Your website might be used to host malicious script leading to google blacklisting your website.
- Your host might suspend your hosting account.
- Your visitors can be redirected to another website.
Many more unwanted things can happen to your website.