WordPress is the most popular CMS that powered millions of websites online. It has a large community of developers who contribute in plugins and themes. This is why we can do any kind of task in WordPress with available plugins. In this post, we will see few nice plugins to add a watermark to your WordPress website’s images. By adding a watermark to your photos, you can show branding and prevent unauthorized use of your images anywhere else. Whenever someone copies your images, he will have images with your watermark. People will easily identify that images belong to you. There are many WordPress plugins are available for free that can add watermark on your images.
Watermark Plugins for WordPress
These are few good plugins to add watermark images automatically on a wordpress blog.
1. Image Watermark
Image Watermark is also a good WordPress plugin that automatically watermarks images uploaded to the WordPress Media. It also offers the option to add bulk watermark to previously uploaded images. It also offers the option to remove watermark as well.
You get flexible watermark positions, watermark preview and many other options to customize the watermark before you apply. It also allows to disable right mouse click on images. You can also disable the image protection for logged-in users.
2. Signature Watermark
Signature Watermark is a nice WordPress plugin that lets users add watermark on all images uploaded in WordPress media library. This plugin can add text or image watermark at any position decided by you. It also has a preview option to let you know the exact position of watermark on the image before publishing it on a live website.
It is available for free but a premium version with much more features is already available.
3. Watermark Reloaded
Watermark Reloaded is another popular WordPress plugin to place a watermark on your website’s images. You can add watermark with customizable fonts, size, and position. This plugin requires PHP5, GD extension, and FreeType Library. It is also available in free and premium versions. These are the main features of the plugin:
- Watermark opacity
- image watermark
- background color
- Text watermark with an outline
- Text watermark with variables
You can also add time to automatically turn off watermarking.
4. Watermark My Image
Watermark My Image is another nice plugin for watermarking your WordPress blog’s images. In this plugin, you can customize the height and width of the watermark. Text size, font, and placing can also be customized. In case you need to apply the manual font, you can upload it to the fonts’ directory of the plugin. It also requires GD extension for PHP and FreeType Library.
In case you want to get back to older images that didn’t have watermarks, you can use the remove watermark option. It is fully translatable with translation available in 5 languages.
5. Easy Watermark
Easy Watermark is another similar kind of WordPress plugin that automatically adds watermark to images when they are uploaded to the WordPress Media Library. You can also add watermark to existing images manually. It can add text or image watermarks. Image watermark can be a jpg, png or gif. Text watermark is generated using ttf fonts. In text watermark, you can set color, size and rotation.
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Most of these plugins have not been updated for long, but work really good. You can still try to add watermark automatically. As soon as you upload images, these plugins add watermark. These are not the only WordPress Plugins for watermarking images. You can still find lots of others. If you know any plugin that is better than listed in this article, you can tell me in the comment. I will update this list with the new name.