WordPress is the best blogging platform for self-hosted blogs. Now people are also using WordPress CMS to create portfolio, personal and business websites. Recently, I’ve been myself a victim of copyright infringement. Therefore, I decided to start looking for plugins that can at least solve partially the problem.

For WordPress users, there are different methods to add copyright notice to footer as well as you can use copyright badges. So, here in this post we are going to share with you some of useful free wordpress copyright plugins for your wordpress blogs. If you like this post, share it with your friends through email and social networks.

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1. WP Content Copy Protection

The WP Content Copy Protection plugin uses multiple techniques in protecting your valuable site content (text, source, images) from being stolen.

WP Content Copy Protection
WP Content Copy Protection

2. Tessa Authorship

“Tessa Authorship” allows to set and handle authorship and relations with every WordPress content that exists on your site. This allows you to present works by other people, think of an online gallery, for instance.

Tessa Authorship
Tessa Authorship

3. iCopyright Toolbar

The iCopyright Toolbar adds a Republish option to your Posts menu where you can search for news items and monitor topics relevant to your site and republish them.

iCopyright Toolbar
iCopyright Toolbar

4. Credit Tracker

The effective use of stock images and photography on your website and blog can have a massive impact on the number of visits which your site receives, and the positive response which visitors have to your sites content.

Credit Tracker
Credit Tracker

5. Watermark

This plugin allows to add a watermark on the images uploaded. It applies watermark on new images as well as images already uploaded. By deactivating the plugin, the watermark will be removed on all images.

Watermark
Watermark

6. Copyright Footer RSS

An easy way to protect the RSS feed from the theft is possible with this WordPress plugin. You are able to customize the copyright message you will add at the bottom of your feed articles.

Copyright Footer RSS
Copyright Footer RSS

7. Add Link to Copied Text

Add Link to Copied Text plugin is capable to add a link to your website/page along with your desirous setting whenever a visitor copy content from your website. Alternatively you can also stop visitor to copy your content or replace copied text with your custom text.

Add Link to Copied Text
Add Link to Copied Text

8. Copyright Proof

A copyright notice with teeth! Prove ownership, protect your copyright, and copy protect. Obtain a digitally signed and time-stamped certificate of content of each wordpress post (for proof of copyright).

Copyright Proof
Copyright Proof

9. WP Content Copyright and Plagiarism Protection

Digital Media Rights protects the copyright of all your Internet publications legally certifying the authorship of your posts. Digital Media Rights is an independent witness that digitally certifying the exact date of publication of any digital content.

WP Content Copyright and Plagiarism Protection
WP Content Copyright and Plagiarism Protection

10. Fantastic Copyright Free

This plugin adds a Copyright notice to the bottom of your WordPress site. Reset Button to Reset the Plugin to the default values. Option to Display the Additional Link in Only Homepage or All Pages.

Fantastic Copyright Free
Fantastic Copyright Free

11. DMCA Protection Badge

The DMCA.com Protection plugin for WordPress allows you to easily integrate DMCA.com’s page protection badges into your WordPress site.

DMCA Protection Badge
DMCA Protection Badge

12. Tynt Insight for WordPress

With the Tynt Insight Plugin for WordPress, you can easily add Tynt to any WordPress blog or website as quickly and easily as other popular API platforms such as WP Stats or Askimet.

Tynt Insight for WordPress
Tynt Insight for WordPress

13. Genesis Widgetized Footer

Changing the footer ‘Copyright/Credits’ & ‘Return to Top’ in Genesis is already easy with the use of Genesis Footer Shortcodes or some other plugins.

Genesis Widgetized Footer
Genesis Widgetized Footer

14. WP-Copyright-Protection

A simple way to protect the content on your website. For most browsers: disables text copy, image copy and will keep your site out of an iframe.

WP-Copyright-Protection
WP-Copyright-Protection

15. Copyrights for WordPress

KANKOD’s copyrights plugins restricts visitors from copying your site contents, by disabling the common web copy methods, such as right clicking,text selection image dragging and more.

Copyrights for WordPress
Copyrights for WordPress