We all want our classifieds advertisements to stand out from the competition. An important part of those advertisements are the pictures that users upload to your classified ads website. This are unique pictures that your customers upload. If you don’t want others to clone those pictures and preserve their origin, you can activate the watermark on the pictures options.


  1. Go to your Admin Panel
  2. In the sidebar, go to Settings > Images
  3. Scroll down and search for Watermark
  4. Activate it by selecting ON
  5. Add the Watermark text
  6. Change the other options to make your watermark unique: Watermark text size, Watermark text color, Watermark background transparent, Watermark background color and Watermark position.
  7. click SAVE.
  8. Keep in mind that only the new ads would have the watermark!

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Before doing this simple activation, please be aware you need to have the GD library installed in your hosting. To activate watermark in pictures:

  1. Upload the image you want to use as watermark on /images folder of your website.
  2. Go to your Admin Panel
  3. In the sidebar go to Settings > Images
  4. Scroll down and search for Watermark
  5. Activate it by selecting ON
  6. Add the Watermark Path of your image example for http://yclas.com/images/wm.png should be images/wm.png
  7. You can select where you want the watermark to be placed: at the top, center or in the bottom of the picture
  8. Press Save
  9. Only new ads would have the watermark.

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