How to Get Backlink for Your Copied Contents with Tynt

Most bloggers are often faced with the problem of their blog contents being copied without giving them credit for their hard work by linking back to the original post. It disheartening to see your blog contents copied and published elsewhere without giving you credit for it. Plagiarism has really plagued the internet as a report by Tynt revealed that 82% of contents shared on the internet occurs via copy and paste. As much as Google and other search engines are trying to tackle plagiarism problem, blog owners can also gain backlinks for contents copied from their blogs and I have always said here that backlinks are very important for search engine ranking because search engines use it to determine the relevance of a web page.

How to Get Backlink for Your Copied Contents with TyntToday I want to share with you how you can gain a backlink for contents copied from your blog using Tynt. Tynt is an analytic tools used to keep track of all the contents copied from a site and automatically linking back to the original article source. Tynt can help you track all the content copied from your blog and add a link back to your blog.

How to Add Tynt to WordPress Blog

Download and install the Tynt WordPress Plugin on your blog.

Activate the Tynt WordPress Plugin

Create an account on Tynt website and obtain your Tynt ID.

Login to Tynt with your Tynt ID and password, and then visit the Tynt Settings Page.

Customize your Tynt settings for Attribution and SEO link, Address Bar Tracking and Speed Share.

Save your Tynt Settings and you will be given the Tynt Javascript to add just before the closing header tags </head> of your blog’s Header.php file.

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To install Tynt on other types of website other than WordPress check the Tynt install page for other types of site. Click on the individual links below for your type of site.

How to install Tynt for Basic Website

How to install Tynt for Blogger

How to install Tynt on Tumblr

How to install Tynt on Joomla

Simply follow the guides provided in the links above to install and setup Tynt on your website/blog for the various listed platforms. Remember it is imperative to link back to the original source of content you copy from the internet at least to appreciate the hard work of the original owner.

I hope you find Tynt interesting to add to your website/blog so you can keep track of all the content copied from your blog and published elsewhere and at the same time gain backlinks to your blog.

Must Read: How to get quality backlinks from Google+, LinkedIn and Tumblr

I will like to answer any questions you may have about Tynt, you are free to use the comment form below to ask your questions or share your contributions to the topic. Remember to subscribe to my RSS feeds so you will receive my next articles on your email.


  1. says

    Hello Nwosu,
    This is an informative post and well drafted. It is good to know that there is a plugin that can protects ones blog from copy and pasters :) my question here is; is it 100% effective?

  2. says

    Yes it is, you can use either CopyRightPro to prevent copying your content or even disable right click or you can use Tynt to gain backlinks from your copied contents. Try copying from my blog and pasting anywhere to see a backlink attached to what you copied.

  3. says

    Hi Nwsou,

    I will look in to this, thank you. I know some people won’t like this, but it is only fair that the original writer gets the attribution.

    Beth :)

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