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If you come across content or images licensed with Creative Commons (like all of the content and images on wikiHow), it's your responsibility to credit the creator in the manner they specify. These instructions are clear in theory, but many people who ...


This interactive page helps you choose the correct license for your work



Where can a conscientious business blogger find free, legal images to use on their blog? Creative Commons is the key.


Yes, the absolute correct way! I previously asked how you credit a CC photo from Flickr. Since then I’ve been doing my research and here is the results – The correct way to credit a photo.


All Creative Commons (CC) licences require that users of the work attribute the creator. This is also a requirement under Australian copyright law. This means you always have to acknowledge the creator of the CC work you are using, as well as provide a ...


These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of Creative Commons, our licenses, and our other legal and technical tools. They provide basic information, sometimes about fairly complex topics, and will often link to more detailed informatio ...


This blog post explains the different creative commons licenses in easy speak.


A forum thread on Flickr's help forum discussing image attribution.


All Creative Commons licences require that users of the work attribute the creator. This is a guide to such attribution from the Australian Creative Commons.


Creative Commons is a system that photographers can use to license photos for use by others. Flickr helps facilitate this sharing process by making it easy to find and use photos that Flickr use ...


Credit line or attribution line holds information that author of the work requests all users to include with the work, as a condition of use enforced by the license. Specifically widely used ...


According to our research, more than 90% of Creative Commons photos are not attributed at all. To make matters worse, less than 10% of the photos that do credit the original work are attributed properly. This means that more than 99% o ...


Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web.



Images engage visitors, break up text and are even important for SEO. Learn where to find free stock photos to visually spice up your content. This article not only list 46 free image websites but explains the different "Creative Commons" licenses and ...


You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here are some good (and not so good) examples of attribution. Note: If you want to learn how to mark your own material with ...


The Creative Commons copyright licenses and tools forge a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates. Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple ...


Do you know for sure that the images you use in your blog posts are actually legal for you to use?

This article discusses this topic.


Example of Image attribution. This is a really easy and smart looking way of attibuting an image.


Recently someone informed me that I violated copyright [by posting] one of his cartoons on my blog. I apologized and removed the image. Now I’m worried about other images I’ve used. My blog is simply to connect with other writers and I don& ...