If you are a photographer or a blogger, you should have a pretty good idea about the importance of using watermarks to protect your images from unauthorized use. Watermarking images is the best thing you can do to protect them from unauthorized usage. WordPress enables you watermark your images so that no one can use them without your permission.

To protect our images from being copied we tested some watermark plugins. And we found some best free watermarking wordpress plugins, and sharing here. We hope that you will like this collection and find this collection useful for you. You may be interested in the following posts: WordPress Lifestyle Premium Themes 2014, Star Rating Widgets for WordPress, Featured Posts WordPress Plugins and Free WordPress Advertising Agency Themes.

1. WP Optimize By xTraffic

WP Optimize By xTraffic automatically optimizes SEO’s benefits for your site by building internal links with keywords and focused links. In case you don’t set focus links, this plugin will automatically link to a post/page having the highest related content through optimized algorithm.

WP Optimize By xTraffic
WP Optimize By xTraffic

2. Ebook Store

eBook Store Plugin for WordPress has been built by professionals in eCommerce extensions working more than 6 years in providing paid downloads solutions for both Joomla nad WordPress.

Ebook Store
Ebook Store

3. WP Photo Album Plus

This plugin is designed to easily manage and display your photo albums and slideshows within your WordPress site. You can create various albums that contain photos as well as sub albums at the same time.

WP Photo Album Plus
WP Photo Album Plus

4. Image Store

This plugin was created because there was a need in the WordPress community to have an images store that did not required the installation of multiple plugins.

Image Store
Image Store

5. Simple Photo Gallery

If you are looking for an effective, reliable, yet simple to use photo gallery plugin, then you will love this one! Setting up your gallery literally takes a couple of minutes using the intuitive and simple user interface and settings of this plugin.

Simple Photo Gallery
Simple Photo Gallery

6. Easy Watermark

Easy Watermark can automatically add watermark to images as they are uploaded to wordpress media library. You can also watermark existing images manually (all at once or an every single image). Watermark can be an image, text or both.

Easy Watermark
Easy Watermark

7. Slideshow Satellite

Satellite’s goal is to present a responsive and beautiful slideshow experience to visitors of your WordPress site. Choose from multiple easy to use themes like Slideshows with full thumbnail displays, Flipbooks for that animated-gif style slideshow, or the brand new Infinite Scroll!

Slideshow Satellite
Slideshow Satellite

8. CyberProjekt Image Watermark

Watermark can be text, image (png or gif) or both. Plenty of options can be set – from position, and size of watermark – separately for different types, text color, transparency and font, size of target images. It is able also to rotate uploaded images by exif data.

CyberProjekt Image Watermark
CyberProjekt Image Watermark

9. Smart Watermark

Plugin allows you to add image watermark to images uploaded to the WordPress Media Library and add watermark to old images via bulk processing tool.

Smart Watermark
Smart Watermark

10. Image Watermark

Image Watermark allows you to automatically watermark images uploaded to the WordPress Media Library and bulk watermark previously uploaded images.

Image Watermark
Image Watermark

11. Watermark WP Image Protect

Watermark WP Image Protect allows you to watermark all the images on your site. Unlike other watermarking techniques and plugins, the original images are unaffected and you do not need to edit or re-upload the images, it is done automatically for you on-the-fly.

Watermark WP Image Protect
Watermark WP Image Protect

12. 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

13. Signature Watermark

This plugin allows you to Automatically add a watermark to all images as they are uploaded to the WordPress Media Library. The plugin uses PNG watermark images with transparency for precise control over the appearance of the watermarks.

Signature Watermark
Signature Watermark

14. Watermark RELOADED

This plugin allows you to watermark your uploaded images. You can create watermark with different fonts, colors and apply those watermarks to different image sizes (thumbnail, medium, large, fullsize).

Watermark RELOADED
Watermark RELOADED

15. Transparent Image Watermark

This plugin allows you to Automatically add a watermark to all images as they are uploaded to the WordPress Media Library. The plugin uses PNG watermark images with transparency for precise control over the appearance of the watermarks.

Transparent Image Watermark
Transparent Image Watermark

16. Scissors and Watermark

This plugin adds cropping, resizing, and rotating functionality to WordPress’ image upload and management dialogs. Scissors also allows automatic resizing of images when they are uploaded and supports automatic and manual watermarking of images.

Scissors and Watermark
Scissors and Watermark

17. Watermark My Image

This plugin enables you to watermark your images, by placing a simple, yet very customizable watermark beneath the original images. Watermark My Image enables you to independently customize two texts, by modifying their font family, font size and color.

Watermark My Image
Watermark My Image