Your WordPress blog or website marks your own unique online brand.
If you’re using images extensively on your site/blog, you definitely want to protect them from unauthorized use. Well, one of the best techniques of protecting your web images from theft is watermarking them.
Considering the great deal of time and efforts that are consumed in watermarking images, you can always choose to use the WordPress plugins that can automatically watermark your images.
In this blog, I bring to you 7 WordPress plugins that are tailor-made for watermarking images automatically.
WordPress Plugin No.1- Easy Watermark
Installing and activating this plugin for your WordPress website/blogs allows you to add watermark to each single image or all the images stored in your library. The best part of this plugin is that it allows you to watermark a group of images at once. Easy Watermark can be easily configured to automatically watermark .gif, .png or .jpg images and set watermark opacity. This WordPress plugin has been downloaded for 24,533 times till date.
WordPress Plugin No.2-Transparent Image Watermark
With Transparent Image Watermark plugin, you can automatically add a watermark to all the images as they are being uploaded to your WordPress Media Library. Supporting simple text watermarks, Transparent Image Watermark plugin comes with adjustable size, color and transparency. Equipped with user friendly settings page, you can easily use the plugin for controlling the appearance of your watermarked images. Transparent Image Watermark plugin has been downloaded for 44,735 times till date.
WordPress Plugin No.3- Scissors and Watermark
Scissors and Watermark is a WordPress plugin that supports both manual as well as automatic watermarking of images. With this plugin, the images that are resized in the post editor are automatically re-sampled to the desired size. This is done with the help of bilinear filtering performed when a post is saved. Scissors and Watermark WordPress plugin adds the functionality of resizing, rotating and cropping to WordPress image uploads and management dialogs. This plugin has been downloaded for 9,684 times till date.
WordPress Plugin No.4-Watermark RELOADED
Watermark RELOADED is an excellent WordPress plugin that allows you to watermark your uploaded images.The best part of this plugin is that it lets you create watermarks via a variety of colors, fonts and sizes(medium, thumbnails, large and full size). With simple to use settings, you can easily preview how your watermark will look like once embedded on the uploaded image.
WordPress Plugin No.5- Watermark My Image
Watermark My Image is a WordPress plugin that allows you to watermark your images by placing a highly customizable watermark beneath the original images.In addition to watermarking the images, Watermark My Image plugin also enables you to customize the height, JPEG quality, size and background color of the watermarks.
WordPress Plugin No.6- Bulk Watermark
Bulk Watermark is yet another brilliant WordPress plugin that lets you use both text and image watermarks to protect your images. It enables you to use your favorite handwriting as your unique ‘signature’ in the center of the watermarked image. If you’re using a logo image, you can choose it to add towards the bottom right of your image.
In addition to watermarking images, you can even choose to change the text watermark, font size etc. Bulk Watermark plugin positions highest quality watermarks using the Image Re-sampling process. With a lifetime priority support and update license, you need not give a second thought to choosing this plugin for your WordPress website/blog.
WordPress Plugin No.7-Image Watermark
Image Watermark is an excellent WordPress plugin that automatically watermarks all the images that have been uploaded to the WordPress Media Library. Some of the exclusive features available with this WordPress plugin include the ability to choose the position of watermark image, ability to set watermark offset, ability to select from 3 methods of applying watermark size(original, customer or scaled), ability to set image quality, flexibility to protect your images from copying via drag & drop, flexibility to disable right mouse click on images, flexibility to disable image protection for logged-in users and many more.
So that was a list of 7 finest WordPress plugins that work wonders for website owners who want to protect the images placed on their web pages via watermarking. Hope you’d have liked the collection of WordPress plugins covered in this blog.
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Liza Williams is a web developer by profession and a writer by hobby and works for OSSMedia Ltd. that provides open source software development services. She loves sharing information regarding wordpress, Magento, Drupal and Joomla development tips & tricks.