7 Best Ways To Copy Content From A Website With Disabled Text Selection And Right Clicking
3. Select From Inspect Element
Even if you are looking for a download extension, you can still get the copy directly from the actual site code without having to download any add-on-browser.
If you can click and drag over the text on the web page, select the specific content you want to copy and then right-click. From here, click the Inspect Element option in the menu. A window will appear showing the explicit material you have chosen as part of the website’s source code. You may copy and paste as needed.
4. Copy From Website Source Code
If you cannot select the specific batch of content for page restrictions, right-click anywhere on the page and select the View Source Source command to view the full HTML code for the page. Scroll through the code until you reach the desired content and copy and paste from there.
5. Use Of Proxy Sites
5. Print Website To PDF
In this case, you must install PDF print drivers, such as PDFCreator. After installing the drivers, you can easily print that web page in PDF, and then you can copy the content you need.
6. Disable From CSS User-Select Property
CSS, i.e. Cascading Style Sheets, is what defines how the website looks likes i.e. the colors, fonts e.t.c This tool can also be used to disable text selection on a website using the property:user-select
Using inspect element window locate this property on the CSS. If you find it ‘untick’ to disable it.
7. Take A Screenshot Of The Content.
This is particularly useful with images where you can take a screenshot of the images on the restricted website and save them to your computer. Also, using OCR. that is, the “Optical Character Recognition” technology can extract all visible text as editable text and copy the text.
It is an excellent practice always to recognize the source once you copy any information from a website; that way it will not steal.