A WordPress plugin has been developed to allow WordPress users time stamp contents on the Ethereum Blockchain.
The plugin which was developed by an Amsterdam based firm WordProof helps WordPress website owners with Copyright issues by giving assurance to traders who the creator of a content and the integrity of same content considering blockchains cannot be tampered with.
WordPress is one of the largest Content Management Systems on the internet powering up multitudes of websites of various types.
The plugin was announced by WordProof on the 22nd of October, 2020 at the London BlockDown 2020 3D virtual blockchain conference. At the event, WordProof Head of Product, Jelle van der Schoot revealed the firms envision itself to be the most user-friendly timestamping tools for use across all Content Management Systems and e-commerce platforms.
According to WordProof, it also supports other blockchains such as Telos and EOS.
Speaking on the support of Ethereum on WordProof, Jelle van der Schoot said “Adding support for Ethereum marks an important step towards achieving this goal, so we’re excited to welcome the Ethereum community!”
It’s no doubt content theft is a serious challenge and alterations of published contents that could impact truth poses a serious concern to information flow. But with the ability to timestamp contents on WordPress just like Steemit and Hive blockchain blogging platforms, the defining features of blockchain become available to millions of WordPress users for use.
Other WordPress based crypto plugins
While the development of WordProof and its integration with Ethereum, it’s not the only WordPress plugin. Over the years, there has been several blockchain and cryptocurrency plugins offering features to enrich the WordPress user experience. There has been plugins that display cryptocurrency prices, plugins that allows automatic publishing to Steemit, that allows the buying of cryptocurrency amongst several others.