WordPress Plugin to Automatically add Copyright Message to your RSS / ATOM Feeds - Angsuman’s Feed Copyrighter Plugin

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Background
  3. Technical Details
  4. Download
  5. Installation
  6. Configuration and Usage
  7. Uninstallation


Overview

This plugin adds a copyright message to your feed items. No customization is required. This acts as a deterrant to feed-stealers (you heard the word first here) who unscrupulously and blatantly displays your full feed contents (often with their own advertisements) in their site(s) without your permission.

It doesn’t affect when only excerpts are shown nor it adds anything to the feeds when you decide to publish only article summary in your feeds.

Angsuman’s Feed Copyrighter Plugin for WordPress 1.5 and above is of the class of upload-activate-and-forget Plugins (like WordPress 1.5 Plugin to disable nofollow from comments or WordPress Referrer Bouncer Plugin to bounce referrer spammer bots), Plugins that simply work.

Note: Please refer to WordPress Plugins (Free) Developed and Supported by Taragana.Com for a comprehensive list of all the plugins we have developed and provide for free. Any new plugin development requests (or enhancement requests) should also be indicated there as comments.

Update: This plugin has also been tested on WordPress 2.3.x.

One of the best ways to prevent plagiarism of your work is to clearly mark it as yours. Covered previously on this site, the Feed Copyrighter Plugin is a simple plugin does exactly that.

It is a simple plugin that adds a short copyright notice to the footer of each feed entry. By default, this notice warns users that, if they are reading the content on any site other than the original, the person is guilty of copyright infringement. However, the plugin can be trivially modified, even by a non-coder like myself, to say just about anything else, including express a Creative Commons License.

This plugin is also completely combatable with Feedburner and most other feed plugins. All in all it is a simple install and simple set up that can work wonders for your feed.

- PlagiarismToday



Background

Recently there has been lots of web based aggregator sites. Some of them like diabetologica blatantly displays the full content from the feed. So now you work hard to create your content and unscrupulous aggregators like diabetologica reap the benefits by displaying them along with their own advertisements. If that doesn’t sound fair to you, then this plugin is for you. Others have also expressed concern over this issue.

In my article - How to Protect your RSS Feeds from Unscrupulous Aggregator’s I have essentially proposed the solution which I now incorporate as a WordPress plugin.

Discussion
October 25, 2012: 5:34 pm

this is very nice blog thanks

January 20, 2012: 7:01 pm

Large organisations – both public and private – can be well known for being inflexible. But for initiatives like this (and those in the future) to have a better chance of succeeding we need to look at how we can bring down the barriers to change. This is too big an issue to get in to here it and the reasons are both big and many, from too many stakeholders requiring approval to a ‘wait until the summer vacation’ philosophy, from long term budget planning to knock-on affects across the organisation (change in department A means training/documentation/website of Department B needs to be changed first). Hmmmm, seemed to have moved away from TILE and on to a general rant offending the entire UK HE sector!

January 20, 2012: 7:00 pm

very thanks for you!!

January 19, 2012: 6:23 am

nice post! thanks for sharing

August 7, 2011: 11:05 am

Thank you for sharing a very nice useful plugin

August 4, 2011: 1:36 pm

I agree with angsuman “Thanks MacManx for the appreciation and for encouraging me to write the plugin.”

March 24, 2011: 8:28 pm

thank you admin

February 20, 2011: 1:11 am

Thank you for unshared.

February 4, 2011: 9:00 am

Prefabrike yapilarda:
kuskusuz mimar-mühendisleri, teknik ekibi ve uzman kadrosuna aittir

January 26, 2011: 6:34 pm

The first priority of the site administrator for your comments right know, thank you. Really very good information-sharing gives you.
Thanks in knowledge

January 26, 2011: 2:13 pm

My admin you Very nice, attractive and eye catchy theme site in

January 19, 2011: 5:56 pm

thank you very much.. very nice post good

January 5, 2011: 2:54 pm

Wow. This is insane. Truely the tale of a knight.

January 3, 2011: 4:53 pm

This is great article. Thank you very much for this post. thank you

January 1, 2011: 9:10 am

great sharing, thanks…

December 31, 2010: 10:20 pm

Hi I like your site very useful articles are writing really wish you continued success.
If you would like to add a few backlinks. Shaolin

December 23, 2010: 4:20 pm

site design is very stylish

December 22, 2010: 5:14 pm

thank you gaeatimes.. very nice article


Radyo Hosting
December 22, 2010: 2:58 am

Thans you , very nice blog
Thans you for me post
thans you for admin
My Name is emel tiryaki :)

December 21, 2010: 4:33 pm

Thank for sharing useful information to your blog admin best studies of TAF


hasta karyolası
December 20, 2010: 4:51 pm

thanks you bro.

December 20, 2010: 4:48 pm

This plugin is also completely combatable with Feedburner and most other feed plugins.

December 20, 2010: 12:15 pm

Thank you very much for that great informations..

December 20, 2010: 12:08 pm

Thank you very much for this great information…

December 20, 2010: 8:16 am

Thanks for admin, nice nice ;)

December 20, 2010: 2:32 am

its very nice and amazing.

December 13, 2010: 2:48 am

Karmod uzman üretim ekibimizle çift katli Karmod Konteyner sistemleri 10,000 m2 üretim alanıylaTürkiye’nin en önde konteyner üretici firmasidir. olay monte edilebiliyor.
http://www.kabin.info

YOUR VIEW POINT
NAME : (REQUIRED)
MAIL : (REQUIRED)
will not be displayed
WEBSITE : (OPTIONAL)
YOUR
COMMENT :