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Preventing HTTP content copying / Hotlinking

Hi all,

We are putting a lot of effort into creating our our own content, both in photography and seo text.

How can you suggest I prevent people from copying it?

Is there a way to do that?

Thank you!
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Ray Paseur

8/22/2022 - Mon
E-Z-D

you can disable rightclicking on your website followed by a copyright popup.

there's also programs online that hide your sourcecode:

example : YKhoon HTML Protector



<!-- ********************************************************
                                                                 
  This web site source code is protected by yKhoon HTML Protector.  
                                                                 
******************************************************** -->

that's another way to prevent people from copying sourcecodes.

edit: there's still lots of ways to copy data by simply taking screenshots but that usually results in lots of quality loss...
intangiblemedia

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Thank you for that - that seems to be more specific to Joomla but a step in the right direction nevertheless..

what about preventing copying using htaccess?
E-Z-D

unfortunately I'm not too familiar with linux apache servers , yet. But what I do know is that you can restrict access to certain files such as the htaccess file.

I don't have a linux server at hand but the manpage should direct you to how to use authentication.

i quickly checked online and found this http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/howto/htaccess.html

hope this helps
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Dave Baldwin

The info about preventing hot linking is good... but if you put it on a visible page, I CAN get a copy of it.
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I CAN get a copy of it.

Of course you can... hotlinking prevention is to stop bandwidth stealing, it does zero to prevent grabbing an image off of a page.

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