To promote the use of your work, and increase your metrics, it helps to give notice to others that your work can be used by applying a creative commons license. As you were finding resources for your creative works, you may see Creative Commons licenses attached to different creative works. Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that provides free licenses that allow the owners of creative works to share their content with the public on their terms. This nonprofit organization offers a number of licenses ranging from "Some Rights Reserved" to public domain.
There are four components of Creative Commons licenses, which can be mixed and matched to create six open licenses.
CC attributions vary, therefore you must read the summary of the license to understand how to use the image, texts, videos, music etc.
** Several alternative licenses include GNU General Public License, the MIT License, or other open source licenses.
To add a Creative Commons license to your work: