How to Add Read More Attribution Links to Copied Text in Blogger

The given below, are steps on how to add read more attribution links to copied text in Blogger.

Not everyone who copies part or all of your blog's content refers to your blog as the source.

Some ignore doing this intentionally in order not to give you a backlink or referral traffic, while others are done unintentionally.

Whichever is the case, you deserve to always get credit for your work especially now that plagiarism is on the rise in blogging.

It is not uncommon to see different blogs on the net with your site's content and without any reference made to it, but today, you can make a difference by adding automatically adding a copyright Javascript code to your blogger blog.


How does the Read More Attribution Widget Work? 

Adding a read more attribution link or copyright to every copied text on blogger automatically includes credit links to the original source of the content.

This means that each time someone copies part or all of the content from your blog and pastes it into an email, social network, or in a blog post, the link to your blog post will be attached to the post.

On visiting most blogs, you'll notice that the read more attribution has been implemented because it has several benefits

These includes:

  • It improves a blog's rank in search engines because it helps in building backlinks to the site that has been referenced.
  • With this script, you're assured of getting meaningful traffic to your blog since the page URL is inserted into the shared or copied content, enabling users to click through to view the full content on your site.
Also,
  • Making sure that every post copied from your blog has a link pointing to your site ensures you get credit for your content.


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Add credit links to copied text in blogger

Who Should Use The Read More Attribution Links?


This read more attribution links blogger widget is limited to those who don't include codes in their blog post that have to be copied by their readers, that is, non-tutorial blogs.

For blogs that have programming codes, blogger gadgets and widgets codes and so on, it is not advisable to implement this.

This is because of the errors your readers might encounter while running the codes since your link has been added to it.

The best solution would be to disable right clicking of part of your content to disallow copy and paste.

That aside,

Below are the guidelines on how you can get a link back to all the post copied from your blog.


How to Add a Source Link or Copyright In Blogger


To add a source link or read more attribution link to your blogger blog,

  • From your blogger dashboard, go to 'Template'.

Before you proceed, ensure you backup your blogger template first.

Next,

  • Click on 'Edit html'.
  •  Click on your template, using ctrl+f  keys search for </head>.
  • Copy this code and paste 'above' the </head> tag.


<script type="text/javascript">

function addLink() {

var body_element = document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0];

var selection;

selection = window.getSelection();

var pagelink = "<br /><br /> Read more at: <a href='"+document.location.href+"'>"+document.location.href+"</a><br />Copyright &amp;copy; techlass"; //change the copyright to yours

var copytext = selection + pagelink;

var newdiv = document.createElement('div');

newdiv.style.position='absolute';

newdiv.style.left='-99999px';

body_element.appendChild(newdiv);

newdiv.innerHTML = copytext;

selection.selectAllChildren(newdiv);

window.setTimeout(function() {

body_element.removeChild(newdiv);

},0);

}

document.oncopy = addLink;

</script>


  • Save your template.

And now, you've successfully added a read more attribution link to any post that is copied from your blog.

Conclusion:


Adding a  Read More Attribution Links to Copied Text in Blogger will not only make your blog popular but improve its domain authority and page authority because, for every content referenced to your site, a backlink is built.

So,

Were you able to add this copyright codes to blogger or did you encounter problems?

Tell us, we'll like to know and help you out if you did encounter any issues.





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Comments

  1. Hi Gracia,
    It's a wonderful tutorial you've shared here, this could be very useful in terms of getting backinks, you know google likes gained backlinks than the ones we create ourselves, and this is a great method for bloggers to gain backlinks.

    Thanks for sharing, and do have a wonderful day ahead.
    Happy Xmas.

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    1. Hello Larry, thanks. I agree with you, this is one of the easiest ways bloggers can use in getting backlinks to their blog and also increase their pageviews

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  2. I'm a Wordpress user (the free) variety. Do you know if this is something I need to add for my platform?

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    1. Hi Sharon, yes you can also add a link to copied text on your wordpress blog. This can be done easily by downloading the plugin, then upload it in your blog.

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  3. Have been searching for this..thanks grace, gonna try it tonight

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  4. Have been searching for this. Thanks Grace, gonna try it tonight

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