In today’s world plagiarism exists everywhere, may it be movies, songs, IT companies or online content especially with respect to blogging.
What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is nothing but the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.
There are already hundreds of thousands of blogs and every single day new blogs come up. A lot of people who want to earn money online start a blog for the sake of it, but are not really interested in blogging. These people copy other people’s content from their blogs and pass it as their own. This is known as plagiarism.
Also See An Article On Plagiarism By Aliza Beth.Top 5 Plagiarism Checker Tools & WordPress Plugins of 2020
Plagiarism Detection Tools
There are different websites available to detect plagiarism (duplicate content). A few such websites are mentioned below,
Copyscape Plagiarism Checker is a free plagiarism checker. The software lets you detect duplicate content and check if your text is original. You have to simply enter your website URL in the search box in the picture below and hit Go. Copyscape will scan the web and find out duplicate content.
Now-a-days there is so much content online, that it is virtually impossible to find out who has copied your content. That’s where Copyscape Plagiarism Checker comes into play. It helps you find out who exactly has copied what. It has both a free version and a premium version available. In the free version you can get limited results, but to remove the limitations you have to get the Copyscape Premium Version. If you have any questions regarding Copyscape Plagiarism Checker, please visit their website at FAQ page.
SmallSEOTools is another free online plagiarism checker. To use this plagiarism checker, you will have to copy and paste the content on their website, click on the button, sit back and watch as your article is scanned for duplicated content.
You can also upload a document from your computer. The document formats that are supported are .tex, .txt, .doc, .docx, .odt, .pdf, .rtf , and you can also choose to upload the content from DropBox or Google Drive. SmallSEOTools also has other features such as What Is My IP to check your IP address, Grammar Check to check your grammar and Reverse Image Search to search the web with a photo instead of name or any other information. There are many other such tools as well. You can check for those on SmallSEOTools official website.
Dupli Checker is also one of many plagiarism checkers available online. It works similar to SmallSEOTools and support the same document formats .tex, .txt, .doc, .docx, .odt, .pdf, .rtf etc.
This online checker is similar to SmallSEOTools in so many ways than you might know. It also has a Grammar Checker and Reverse Image Search tools similar to SmallSEOTools. To check out what other tools they have please visit their website.
BibMe helps in checking the grammar as well as finding duplicate content online. You can copy and paste the content in the given box and then check or you can simply upload the file from your computer or Google Drive. Its one of the best tools to avoid unintentional plagiarism. It has both free trail as well as paid version.
Plagiarisma is a free plagiarism checker. It works on Windows, Android, BlackBerry and Web and it supports Google, Yahoo, Bing, Scholar and Books. Although the paid features of Plagiarisma are better and allow you to customized, using the free subscription for purely duplicate content scanning is good enough for you.
Few More Honorable Mentions Of Plagiarism Detection Tools
There are many websites such as mentioned above. A few more plagiarism checker websites are given below.