Protecting your content is common practice these days. But how can you do it? Users of the self-hosted version of WordPress have always had a lot of tools up their sleeves to help them protect their websites and their feeds. They’re spoiled for choice with a wide range of plugins for protecting content, as well as for anti-scraping, content theft detection, and the like.

In today’s article, we’re going to present to you some of the very best free and premium WordPress protected content plugins to use for your website. Check out their features and see how they can be of use to you.

Enjoy!

iCopyright Toolbar

iCopyright Toolbar

iCopyright Toolbar is a WordPress plugin that adds a republish option to your posts menu, where you can search for news items and monitor topics that are relevant to your websites, and republish them. The plugin also adds a ‘Republish’ button to your articles and feeds them into the network for other people to discover and license.

Watermark RELOADED

Watermark RELOADED

This plugin for WordPress enables you to put a watermark on your uploaded images. With it, you can create your own watermark with different fonts and colors, and apply those watermarks to different image sizes (thumbnail, medium, large, full-size). Additionally, you can position the watermark anywhere on an image within the plugin’s settings. The settings are simple and easy to use, and provide you with instant preview of how your watermark will look like on the uploaded image.

WordPress Protection

WordPress Protection

The WordPress Protection plugin provides comprehensive security for your WordPress-based website or blog, so that plagiarists couldn’t copy your content and steal data or images from your web pages. By using this plugin, you can block keyboard shortcuts like CTRL + C, CTRL + A, CTRL + X, and CTRL + V; disable text-selection; and block the right-click functionality on your website.

Simple Feed Copyright

Simple Feed Copyright

This WordPress plugin adds a copyright notice at the end of your articles in full text RSS feeds, with backlinks to the website/blog and the original article.

WP Content Copy Protection

WP Content Copy Protection

WP Content Copy Protection is a simple yet powerful plugin for WordPress that uses multiple techniques in protecting your content from theft. Some of the most common copy methods like right-click, image dragging, image saving, text selection, source code viewing, and keyboard copy shortcuts will be disabled with the use of this plugin.

No Right Click Images Plugin

No Right Click Images Plugin

This WordPress plugin uses JavaScript to change the right-click action on IMG tags in order to disable the context menu on images only so other right-click actions, like links, will work normally.

Opt-in Content Locker for WordPress

Opt-in Content Locker for WordPress

Opt-in Content Locker for WordPress lets you lock important content on your website, and displays them for subscribed users only.

DMCA Protection Badge

DMCA Protection Badge

This plugin for WordPress allows you to install protection badges on your website in order to prevent content thieves and plagiarists from stealing your content.

Download Protect

Download Protect

The Download Protect WordPress plugin lets you encrypt download links, protect it against leeching, and hide downloads from non-members. Non-members can view predefined replacement text that will default to the global option specified in the settings. You can specify a download directory in the settings area.

Smart Content Protector

Smart Content Protector

This WordPress plugin protects text and images in your website. In order to avoid content theft, the plugin will serve as a content protector for your website. It works automatically once it’s installed and activated in your website.