WordProof Timestamp


WordProof: Timestamp your WordPress Content on the Blockchain

“In five years from now, if you don’t timestamp your articles on the blockchain, you’re going to be considered a fraud.” – Brendan Blumer

With WordProof Timestamp, you can sign your WordPress content on any EOSIO blockchain from the comfort of your WordPress site. No prior blockchain experience necessary: the WordProof Setup Wizard helps you with everything, right from your WordPress dashboard.

Why do I need to timestamp my content?

There are hundreds of millions of websites. However, there are only a few websites visitors accept information from, let alone do business with. This is because they trust those websites. You gain the trust of your visitors by doing two things differently than your competition:

  • Claim ownership of your content
  • Show transparency to your visitors

WordProof Timestamp makes both these things possible with the power of blockchain.

Further Reading on WordProof, WordPress, and Blockchain

For more info on WordProof, WordPress, and Blockchain, check out the following:

Special thanks to the Telos Foundation for co-funding a first version WordProof via their Worker Proposal System.

From within WordPress

  1. Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’
  2. Search for ‘WordProof’
  3. Activate WordProof Timestamp from your Plugins page.
  4. Go to “after activation” below.


  1. Upload the wordproof-timestamp folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the WordProof Timestamp plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to “after activation” below.

After activation

  1. Choose which blockchain to connect to.
  2. Launch the WordProof Wizard to create an account on the chosen blockchain and download a wallet.
  3. On every Page and Post update, you can sign your submission on the selected blockchain.


  • Timestamp any Post or Page from the sidebar of your editor.
  • Log in with your blockchain account.
  • A link to the certificate will be added to the end of your post.
  • The Blockchain Certificate pop-up, fully responsive.
  • Plugin Options - Select blockchain and launch the WordProof Setup Wizard.
  • WordProof Setup Wizard - Create a free Telos blockchain account.


June 29, 2019
I'm new to blockchain and was amazed how each it is to integrate this plugin into your Gutenberg edit stream and timestamp your content. Timestamp will soon be an SEO factor, so get ahead of the others and start timestamping (protecting) your content. Also be sure to get your free 'Words'. For every timestamp you need to 'spend' a Word. It's like an open source currency that protects against spam. Also be sure you join WordProof's Telegram feed and watch WordCamp Europe's excelleht presentations.
June 29, 2019
As a content creator I can finally protect my posts. The plugin works as expected and the developers are great. I gave a suggestion and the following day it was implemented. Looking forward to seeing other functions implemented soon.
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Contributors & Developers

“WordProof Timestamp” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Release date: April 5th, 2019
* Initial release.


Release date: May 30th, 2019
* Redesigned plugin Options
* WordProof Setup Wizard added
* Front-end blockchain certificate


Release date: May 31th, 2019
* Bugfix


Release date: June 3rd, 2019
* Small styling fix


Release date: June 4rd, 2019
* Backwards compatibility fix


Release date: June 22th, 2019
* Our biggest release yet! Please share your experience with us!


Release date: June 28th, 2019
* Code Optimization
* Page load Optimization
* Resolving various bugs


Release date: July 11th, 2019
* Improvements to the admin area


Release date: July 11th, 2019
* Improved network selection


Release date: July 12th, 2019
* Implement Timestamp Standard
* Various performance and page load improvements


Release date: July 12th, 2019
* Add customization field