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Can I put a footer on every page of my book to help prevent piracy?
Can I put a footer on every page of my book to help prevent piracy?

Keywords: footer, DRM, piracy, watermark,copyright

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Written by Leanpub Support
Updated over a week ago

At Leanpub, we currently don't do any DRM or watermarking.

However, we know everyone doesn't share our opinion on this issue, and we do have a "Custom Footer Text" feature you can use to add a copyright message to the bottom of every page, if you would like to.

To add a custom footer to every page of your book, go to the "Generation Settings" page for your book here:

https://leanpub.com/YOUR_BOOK/settings/generation_settings

...making sure to replace YOUR_BOOK with your book's unique web address.

You can also find the "Generation Settings" page on your book's "Overview" page:

On the Generation Settings page, scroll down and you'll see the "Custom Footer Text" section:

You can add a copyright-related text here, like this:

When you've added your text, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click "Update Book"

When you create a new preview of your book, you'll see the custom footer text at the bottom of most pages, like this:


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