If you’re smart, if you stay on top of your website, and if you read this simple guide you have a great chance to Protect Your Content from being stolen, or getting copied.
What will be your reaction if you came to know that one of your site’s content has been copied to another website without your permission? Of course, this is the most annoying situation for you and for every website owners.
Therefore, most of the site owners are following several handful tricks to protect their content from the people who are stealing their content as soon as it gets published. One of the effective ways of protecting the content is by making the use of purpose-oriented WordPress plugins.
Top 7 WordPress Plugins to Protect Your Content
In this blog post, we will look at some of the incredible WordPress plugins that will help you protect your content from being stolen, or getting copied.
So, let’s begin with the most powerful plugin:
01. WP Content Protection
Another robust WordPress plugin that will help you protect your content, without any membership. It is a very simple, easy-to use and useful plugin that will allow you to protect your blog posts and articles in a best possible way.
However, the WP content protection plugin follows three different ways to protect your content (all are effective):
- Content protection by password.
- Content protection by logged in user
- Content protection by User roles
In fact, it let you add content protection module on any post, page or custom post type. You can even apply any one method or all (mentioned above in this point) in a post.
02. Opt-In Content Locker for WordPress
Price: $ 15
It is a great premium plugin that will allow site owners to lock the content on their WordPress site. The best thing about this plugin is that the content will be displayed only to the subscribed users.
Well, it is a very simple plugin as you only need to cover the protected content with shortcodes [optinlocker]…[/optinlocker]. If a user wants to see this content, then they have to submit their name or email. After this, the user will be able to view the locked content easily.
03. iCopyright Toolbar
The iCopyright Toolbar is an ideal WordPress plugin that embeds a Republish option to your Post menu, where you can find out new items, and monitor the topic related to your site and re-publish them.
With this plugin, you can republish online content in a matter of few seconds. Plus, it will help you add a Republish icon to your articles and feeds them into the network for others.
The iCopyright Toolbar plugin basically adds a built-in copyright protection to your articles and blog post. So, when a reader clicks that toolbar, a digital “tag” displays on the screen to ensure that your © follows on your content all around the web market.
04. WP Content Copy Protection & No Right Click
It is one of the most popular WordPress plugin, used to protect content from being copied by another site.
- Restricts users to save images from your site
- No right click or context menu option
- Display alert message
- User-friendly Admin panel and lot more.
Note: It also offers a pro version to give you more advanced features and function that you will use for protection your content from being copied to other site.
05. Smart Content Protector
Price: $ 18
Smart Content Protector is an incredible premium WordPress plugin that will let you protect your site’s text and images.
It is an easy-to-install plugin as it works automatically after you activate the plugin. Smart Content Protector also offers lots of advanced features such as Text protection to disable the shortcut keys (ctrl + c) for copying the test. It also comes with an Image protection feature used to disable the image dragging and original image to view options. Plus, it also offers other exciting features such as:
- Image Watermark
- Text highlighting option
- Log IP Addresses that copied content
- Disable right click for Internal/External links
- Supported for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, etc.
06. Simple Feed Copyright
This is our last WordPress content protection plugin that lets you add a copyright notice at the end of your blog posts and articles in full-text RSS feeds, along with the back links to the blogs and original content.
However, it becomes essential to add a copyright notice at your blogs as your feeds get distributed across the web for free, and is re-published without your permission. With this plugin, the RSS scrapers will link back to your site that will display your blog or article was the original source.
07. Content Protector
The Content Protector is one of the most powerful WordPress plugins that allows the website owners to password-protect a part of a Page or Post.
It protects the content of your Page or Post section, where the users need a password to see or edit that content. It works by adding a shortcode in order to guard the content that you want to protect. So, a user needs to fill an access form with the correct password if he wants to see the protected content.
It also allows you to build multiple protected sections on a single post. You can also see the protected content inline through AJAX or by reloading the entire page.
For more protection, you can also set custom passwords or use a CAPTCHA to authorize your potential visitors.
The Revive Old Post plugin auto-shares your old posts with minimal effort from you.
Author Bio: Lucy Barret is a Sr. WordPress developer with more than 5 years of experience. She provides PSD to WordPress conversion service along with her team of developers. When she gets from time, she loves to read and write tutorials, mostly on WordPress. You can even follow her on Facebook.
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