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Plagiarism Checker

Umbraco 8 Content App | Plagiarism Checker 

Author: David Armitage
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This app extends the Umbraco backend to add plagiarism checks on your content. This is a great app to compliment your blog section if you are into SEO and worried about duplicate content.

Please note the below requirements when using this app.

Copyscape API

This app makes use of the Copyscape API. Users of this app must have a Copyscape premium account and active API credits.

You can register a Copyscape premium account here.

API Credentials

Once you are signed up to Copyscape and you have purchased some credits you should be able to access your API credentials here.

Web Config Settings

When you have your Copyscape API credentials you need to add these settings to your web.config in the appSettings section. Please add the two app config settings remembering to replace the details from your Copyscape account.

<add key="CopyscapeAppUsername" value="YOUR USERNAME HERE" />
<add key="CopyscapeAppApiKey" value="YOUR API KEY HERE" />


If you have any problems getting up and running please feel free to drop me an email to



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