en WordPress.com Forums › Support are themes portable? Author Posts August 29, 2014 at 3:24 pm #2023715 hannahlgrayMember If I buy a theme, can I download it and use it on my own self-hosted site? The blog I need help with is starfishvi.wordpress.com. August 29, 2014 at 3:38 pm #2023817 timethiefMember Not if they are third party themes. Read more detail in this support doc. http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes/premium-themes/#how-to-get-a-premium-theme Scroll down to the section that commences with “Note: Premium Themes that are licensed for WordPress.com use only cannot be transferred to self-hosted WordPress.org sites. … Author Posts The topic ‘are themes portable?’ is closed to new replies.