How can I check if anyone is stealing my website content?
Unfortunately, with the ease of anyone being able to copy information contained on your website or blog and post it on their own, it's almost inevitable that someone is going to copy your information. There are different methods and services on the Internet that help allow you to determine if any of your content has been placed on other pages on the Internet. Below is a short list of different methods of finding plagiarized material.
Plagtracker is a fast, free plagiarism and grammar checking site. Mainly for academic purposes.
A fantastic and easy to use method of searching for other pages that have copied and used images from your site.
Google can help find content that has been plagiarized. For example, if you have a popular section on your site copying a few lines into a Google search can pull up results of users with the same content.
This example content is unique to the site, it's original, and it's mine.
Copying and pasting the above line of text into Google, surrounded by quotes causes Google to perform an exact match on that string and display any matches if found. For example, you would be searching for: "This example content is unique to the site, it's original, and it's mine."
- How can I Copyright or otherwise protect my images online?
- See our Copyright and DMCA definitions for further information and related links.