From simple blogs to elaborate user-generated content sites,there are easy ways to share website content by publishing itunder a Creative Commons license. This document providesa basic overview o how you may integrate Creative Commonslicensing into your website.
Ater reviewing the conditions and selecting a license, grab thebasic HTML code that is produced and add it to your website. Forexample, users who choose the Creative Commons Attributionlicense receive the ollowing code snippet:
<a rel=”license”href=”http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/”><img alt=”Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License”src=”http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/3.0/us/88x31.png”/></a><br/>This work is licensed under a <a rel=”license”href=”http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/”>Creative Commons Attribution 3.0United States License</a>.
The code will display an icon as well as a link to the ulllicense deed hosted at the Creative Commons site. This is theappropriate way to mark your CC-licensed content.I you are using multiple licenses on your website, replace the licenseURLs with the appropriate variables that signal another license.
RDFa allows building metadata into XHTML and other XMLdocuments with attributes. It is a good way to exhibit semanticrelationships or search engines. RDFa allows users toannotate human readable notices on individual assets thatinclude the custom properties needed or attribution and otheruseul properties.
Creative Commons IntegrationWith Your Website