A plugin for the WordPress net publishing platform now permits customers to timestamp content material on the Ethereum blockchain.
The plugin will help with copyright points, proof of who created a chunk of content material, and to reassure readers it has not been altered. WordPress at present powers round 37% of all websites and has a 60% share of the CMS market.
Amsterdam-based WordProof made the announcement on the London BlockDown 2020 3D digital blockchain convention on October 22.
Timestamping is necessary as a result of it supplies a novel fingerprint, or hash, for the newest model of the content material which has been added to the blockchain. This supplies proof that the proprietor of the content material created it, and it has not been edited or tampered with. Moreover, the web site has proof of publishing time, which can be utilized for potential copyright conflicts.
Head of Product at WordProof, Jelle van der Schoot, acknowledged the corporate’s imaginative and prescient is to be probably the most user-friendly timestamping software to be used throughout all content material administration programs and e-commerce platforms. WordProof additionally helps EOS and Telos.
“Including help for Ethereum marks an necessary step in the direction of reaching this aim, so we’re excited to welcome the Ethereum neighborhood!”
Crypto is more and more being built-in into WordPress. In April 2020 a blockchain startup incubator referred to as Draper Goren Holm, unveiled the first DEX plugin for the CMS platform. The plugin permits web site homeowners to characteristic a in-built DEX that enables customers to trade between crypto tokens and stablecoins.
The official WordPress web site itself already has three pages of plugins categorized as crypto. The preferred embody a crypto funds portal with over 10,000 lively installations, and a crypto worth ticker widget with over 7,000 lively installations.