How to protect website content from being copied?
Do you own any website or blogs? Did you share any excellent information through those sites and blogs? But you are afraid of your essential information can be grabbed and utilized by someone else their production of their content. If you are in the dilemma of your content not to be used by any others as theirs and utilized as only yours, then here is the solution for all questions hitting in your head right now. This article guides you in all the ways to protect website content from being copied. When you are ready with your content to write a blog or articles that moment you should be aware of protection policies to save your unique content not to be used by anyone in the internet world. This task is harder than writing and publishing the article or blog. To reduce the chances of theft or to copy your content you can utilize the copyright policies when you published the content online. Copyright technique is very useful and unique policy for protecting your content. Read how to write great blog content.
What are the ways to steal your content?
The minute you have created a website, blog or shared a photo and an article it can be steal by hackers and miss used users in the internet world and they can manipulate your contents and pictures according to their own and publish their content. It is very easy anyone who has the minimum internet knowledge people can do it spontaneously. Therefore there is a need to protect your hard work and ideas as yours by using copyright policies.
How to prevent your blog from those copying your blog content?
All bloggers want that no one copies their content without their permission. I also feel angry if someone copies my content from my blog. Use it own credit or misuse the content. There are few ways by using these methods you can protect your content from others.
- Disable text selection on your blog?
Good news for WordPress user, there is a plugin in WordPress directory wpcopyprotect install this plugin. It’s automatically done its job.
- WaterMark your images
If you are the original creator of your images, then watermark your images with your website name company name. A watermark on image shows that you have copyrighted of this image. Many software or utilities on internet watermark your images. If you want to use photos of others on your website, then read their license term and condition. Sometimes you have to give credit to the author for using his/her image.here is the 25 places where you get free stock photos.
- Manage your RSS Feeds
Sometimes hackers or scrapers scrape your main content from RSS feed. After that, they replace your main keywords with synonyms and republish on different platforms. There is many software also available in the market to scrap the feed content. Those software called sploggers. Isn’t that so scary?
To stop such things you should either allow partial/short RSS feeds( so sploggers doesn’t take all of your content) or add custom signature with copyright notice in the feed footer.
Example: ©2016 all rights reserved| tricksacademy.com
HTML code: <p>©2016 all rights reserved</p> <a href=https://www.tricksacademy.com> Tricks Academy</a>
Use your blog or website name instead of my blog name.
If you are WordPress user, install WordPress SEO by Yoast. This plugin automatically adds website signature in feed footer.
How do you know if your content has been stolen?
You can find who has stolen your content. There are a lot of ways available to know about copying your content.
Google alerts are best tools to find who is stealing your content? You have to find some unique phrase and use in your content. After that ask Google to send email notification any time these phrase published elsewhere on the web.
- Plagiarism checker
Plagiarism checker is a tool that can find the duplicate content all over the web. On the internet, there are many tools that can find how many places where your content published. But I prefer Copyscape premium tool, smallseotools.
Tynt is an online service that provides code for you to insert in your website. It will tell you how many times your content has been copied and pasted. Tynt would add a link back to your website if someone copied your content on his website.
You can read here how to use Tynt.
What You Should Do If Your Content Has Been Stolen?
Sometimes you found that your content had been stolen, and someone is using anywhere else. Now it’s time to ask some questions to yourself. Is this content profitable to person? Second, it harms your reputation? If your answer is yes. Then this Is the red alert for you.
The first step you have to take sends a friendly letter by using email or contact form to thief who stole your content and asking to remove your content to his website or blog. Or give backlink(credit) to your website.
If this trick doesn’t work, then this time to take another action
You can start finding the hosting details of the website and contact to hosting company. If they found, they are hosting website which is stealing other content. They prevent access to website which breaks the other’s copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. You can send a DMCA request to hosting company to have the website takedown. You can find hosting details by this website who is hosting this.
Remove Content from Google
To remove content from Google search index, you have to complain DMCA request with Google
How does the copyright policy work in the protection procedure?
If you opt to use the copyright protection for your content then the moment when you share your information, content, and blogs, etc. are automatically saved from the thief’s and protected by the copyright system. It is very useful methodology in Internet world. To use the copyright methodology you need to aware of the secure systems and how the copyright is useful for your and works for your blogs and articles. If you strictly prohibit reusing your content in the blog, then you can use the secure information system in copyright policies if you allowed reusing your content but with your permission then also you can choose the option called ‘borrow.’ You need to add a legend to your information as copyright protected content; it will give a bright idea and protection rules for the others before they try to steal it.
Let me know how much this guide helpful for you? Had you experienced with content theft? Share your experiences how can you stop to stealing your content?
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