The purpose of the rights-standard meta tag is to enable search engines to categorize media elements based upon their general copyright status. It is not used for the purposes of any copyright protection, notification or other legal use, due to the vast difference in laws for any given country.


<meta name="rights-standard" content="Element ID;rights" />

Element ID

Contents Meaning
null Applies to all media elements on the current page
HTML element's ID Applies to the element with the specified ID's content


Code Definition
pd Public domain
cc by-saCreative Commons Attribution
cc by-nd Creative Commons  NoDerivs 
cc by-nc Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
cc by-nc-sa Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
cc by-nc-nd Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs