Copywriting your website is as simple as adding a little notice to the bottom of your website. According to Love2Dev, “The copyright notice most of us put at the bottom of our pages visibly proclaims all the site or page’s material and contents cannot be used without permission of the owner. It does not matter if the person or organization copying the contents sees the notice or not. In 1989 a public notice requirement was eliminated.”
The simplest possible footer for copy + paste:
Obviously, swap out your company name – but here’s a quick example similar to the one that we have on our website.
Here’s another format – that I think looks nice!
© 2018 – 2022 Your Company Name | All Rights Reserved
Footer with a dynamic year (only for WordPress PHP files):
This will show the current year if you add this to a PHP template for WordPress (normally your footer.php file.)
Add a Copyright to Divi WordPress Theme
In your WordPress admin go to Divi->Theme Options.
Paste this code under the “Integration” tab in the header code section:
Termsfeed suggests using Copywrite notices for these 3 reasons:
- A copyright notice can help deter infringement/plagiarism, and
- You can use the notice to declare what rights you wish to maintain.
- In the event that you need to bring legal action against someone for copying your work, having a copyright notice in place can be a very useful thing.