Watermarking images and videos with Publitio

By Publitio • Sep 13, 2018 • In Blog 1 3 2452

Watermarks are great way to safeguard your media assets. They come on top of media as small transparent images/logos. Let's see how it's easy to watermark your images & videos with Publitio.
If you didn't do it already, please create Publitio Account to begin with.

1.) Create your first watermark


Please go to Watermarks Dashboard page. While there, click on Create Watermark button in top right corner. Please select some transparent PNG or JPG file to upload as watermark. Here you can enter unique name (id) of your watermark (that you will user later as on option on your images & videos so chose something that you will remember), together with desired position of watermark. (default is bottom-right), while padding is optional (and will move watermark number of pixels from it's position). For full list of options read watermarks documentation
Once watermark is created, please write down your watermark ID (in our example it's publitio) - we will now use it to watermark some images & videos.

2.) Apply watermark on image or video


Easiest way to apply watermark on an image or a video is while uploading file to Publitio. This guarantees that all future versions you create from this file will include this watermark on them by default.
As soon as upload is done and you get your file preview URL you can see watermark in action (top right corner):

https://media.publit.io/file/leptiri.jpg

Add watermark on image or video via URL-Based API

Other very practical way to add or change watermark on a image/video is to add wm option to the file URL:

This will not only overwrite originally set watermark, but will allow you to add different watermarks on each of your uploaded images and videos. Read more about URL-Based Transformations . Happy watermarking :) !

And for those who want it little bit easier we have created video tutorial that you can watch in action how we create and apply watermark on content.