Creative Commons licenses offer authors and other creators a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to their creative work. Every CC license works anywhere in the world and ensures that authors get the credit for their work they deserve. Common features such as "attribution" serve as the baseline, and then licensors can choose to grant additional permissions or limitations when deciding how they want their work to be used.
This is the most accommodating of CC licenses offered. CC BY allows others to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation.
This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
Allows for redistribution - commercial and non-commercial - as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you.
Lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work as long as they acknowledge you as the originator and use is non-commercial
This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
This license is the most restrictive of the six main licenses, only allowing others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.