I wrote an article. At the end of my article, I want to say something like:

Distribution of this article is welcomed, but please give credit to www.mysite.com.

But that looks like a very poor and broken English.

How do native English speakers usually say when they want to say something like that?

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    I don't think what you've written is "very poor and broken English" but if you really don't like it, consider something like ...please ensure the original source (www.mysite.com) is clearly identified. That at least avoids the implications of give credit as show appreciation, if all you're interested in is making sure any copies show attribution. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Feb 26 '18 at 13:45
  • @FumbleFingers Thank you for your acknowledgment. Your suggestion is more fluent and really like natural English. Is my first half (Distribution of this article is welcomed) looks like natural English? – Ian Y. Feb 26 '18 at 14:00
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    Well, it's never really going to sound like "natural" English, because essentially you're writing "legalese". Which massively favours the rather stilted use of a passive construction, where in natural colloquial contexts we'd obviously be more likely to say You are welcome to distribute this article [but...]. But it's entirely a stylistic choice on your part whether to use an "informal, chatty" style or to mimic the way lawyers write legally-binding contracts. Note that lawyers probably wouldn't mention welcome anyway (but they might say you may reproduce this article). – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Feb 26 '18 at 14:18
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    ...another alternative would be but please acknowledge mysite.com. But imho you were fine with your original phrasing, so I wouldn't fret too much about this. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Feb 26 '18 at 14:24

Here is an example of EIA.gov, a website publishing data available for re-use. They are saying the same thing you are looking for, but in a more "legalese" way as FumbleFingers mentioned:

U.S. government publications are in the public domain and are not subject to copyright protection. You may use and/or distribute any of our data, files, databases, reports, graphs, charts, and other information products that are on our website or that you receive through our email distribution service. However, if you use or reproduce any of our information products, you should use an acknowledgment, which includes the publication date, such as: "Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (Oct 2008).

In your case I would say "Distribution or re-use of this article is welcomed. Please acknowledge the author and source, e.g. [Insert your article source here]"

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