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Build a Vue Watermarking App for your Image Gallery

If you intend to build a photo gallery online, you have to seriously consider how to protect the images from users who are not buying them. While visitors need to see the picture before purchasing, there needs to be a way to ensure that even serious buyers are not tempted to use the images without agreeing to your license terms.

One way to address this issue is to overlay bold transparent text or an image - called a watermark - on the image. By doing so, the image can not be used unless the user pays for the rights to use it. Adding watermarks is not a simple task. You could hire resources for manually watermarking using a photo editor . But, this process is not scalable for a massive photo gallery. Automating the process to add default watermarks to every image can make the process more efficient.

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