WordPress Plugin Facilitates Time Stamping Content on Ethereum Blockchain
Contents published through the popular web publishing platform WordPress can now be time stamped on the Ethereum blockchain using a plugin.
The tool can assist in handling copyright problems, provide doubt free proof of the creator of a content and guarantee alteration free content to readers.
WordPress commands a market share of about 37% of content publishing platforms used by websites and has a 60% share of the CMS market.
WordProof, headquartered in Amsterdam, made the announcement at the London BlockDown 2020 3D virtual blockchain event yesterday. Timestamping is crucial because it offers a distinct fingerprint, or hash, for the recent variant of the content which has been included in the blockchain.
This offers proof regarding the owner of the content, in addition to any kind of edits or alterations made. Furthermore, the website will have proof of publishing time, which can be utilized for any kind of copyright issues.
Jelle van der Schoot, Chief of Product at WordProof, stated that the company’s aim is to become the best ergonomical time stamping tool that can utilized in all kinds of content administration platforms and e-commerce solutions. Notably, WordProof is also compatible with Telos and EOS.
“Adding support for Ethereum marks an important step towards achieving this goal, so we’re excited to welcome the Ethereum community!”
WordPress continues to see a rapid integration of crypto related plugins. Back in April, Draper Goren Holm, a firm focused on fostering blockchain startups, rolled out the foremost DEX plugin tailor made for the CMS platform. The plugin facilitates those who run websites to display a built in DEX that facilitates users to convert crypto to stablecoins and vice versa.
The official WordPress website currently has three pages full of plugins dedicated to crypto. One of those plugins, associated with a crypto payment portal, has more than 10,000 active installations and a cryptocurrency price ticker widget with more than 7,000 downloads.