jqWidgets

FAQ

What is jQWidgets?

jQWidgets is a jQuery based framework for building modern responsive web sites and mobile web applications that work on any web-connected device. All widgets in the suite are built from scratch based on the jQWidgets Framework. The suite does not have any dependencies on the jQuery UI.

What is a commercial website?

A commercial website is a website which purpose is to generate revenue or cash flow of any type, and is not owned by a non-profit organization. If you’re selling a product, selling advertisements, providing a service or just marketing a commercial business, your site is commercial. A company website is also commercial even if it doesn’t sell anything, as its purpose is to front a commercial company.

How is jQWidgets suite licensed?

The suite is dual licensed.

Non-commercial license
If you want to build very cool Web apps or improve your personal blog or website, you can use jQWidgets for free under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License. It is costly to build good developer tools. We will appreciate if you help us make jQWidgets popular. If you like it, tell your friends or link to our web site.

  • For non-profit organizations, public schools and non-commercial personal websites.
  • For developing and testing applications using jQWidgets
Commercial License
The commercial license is suitable for commercial or governmental websites and projects or a corporate intranet. Each license includes product updates for one year from the date of purchase and royalty free distribution. License renewal is optional and costs 50% of the price of a new license. To purchase a commercial license, please visit our License page.
  • Website License – For 1 developer and 1 website.
  • Developer License – For 1 developer and unlimited number of projects. Includes full source code.
  • Enterprise License – For all developers within one organization and unlimited number of projects. Includes full source code.

How do you define a developer?

Each person who directly or indirectly develops an application, website or other product that uses jQWidgets is considered a developer.

How many websites or projects can I build with the jQWidgets Developer or Enterprise License?

You can use the Developer or Enterprise license to build as many websites and projects as you need. The licenses include royalty-free distribution.

Do I have to pay you royalties if I use your product?

jQWidgets never charges royalties or per-server deployment fees.

I’m developing a product that I provide for free. However, I do charge for supporting this product. Can I use the non-commercial license for developing this product?


No. Even though the product you develop is free, it is part of a commercial offering because you charge for support.

Do I need separate licenses for production and build machines?

No. The licensing is not per-machine and therefore you don’t need additional licenses for production servers, test and build machines. The product is licensed per-developer seat.

Do you offer competitive upgrades?

Yes, we do. Please contact our sales team at sales@jQWidgets.com for more information.

What is considered a support incident?

Any support request sent to support@jqwidgets.com is considered to be a support incident. One support request may cost more than one support incident if multiple questions are asked for unrelated issues.

How do I receive the invoice for my purchase?

To request an invoice, please send an e-mail to sales@jQWidgets.com. We will send you a PDF invoice.
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