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You can add a CC license to any website you control with the following instructions.

1-chooselicense.gif Step one: Choose a license

If you already have your own website and you'd like to put others on notice that they can use and share your works, start by choosing a license for your work.

Choose a license

2-copycode.gif Step two: Copy the code

On the "Mark your content" page of the license process, copy the code provided by highlighting it with your mouse and hitting ctrl-c (command-c on a Mac).

3-pastecode.gif Step three: Paste code into your site

The specifics of the last step will depend on how you edit your website. Most desktop website tools like Dreamweaver, Frontpage, or GoLive offer a "code view" that lets you see the code that makes up your page. Near the end of the page where you are hosting your work, before you see </body></html>, paste in the code copied in the previous step by clicking the page and hitting ctrl-v (command-v on a Mac).


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