Beginners guide to Open Licensing your Images

Thank you to Museums Network Warwickshire for drawing our attention to this great beginners guide to how to publish your images online under various  types of open licenses or creative commons licences, written by Andy Mabbett, aka PigsOnTheWing.

You can find the guide at

The guide is divided into the following sections:

  • Creative Commons
  • What is the best license to use?
  • How do I open-license an image?
  • My images are on flickr, how do I change the license?
  • Won’t I lose money doing this?

It’s clearly explained and simple to follow – highly recommended!


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