[thelist] Preventing right-clicking on a page?

Steve Cook steve.cook at evitbe.com
Mon Oct 14 08:38:01 CDT 2002

There has been a lot (and I do mean a *lot*) of discussion of this topic on
The List (here for instance:

The general opinion is that such scripts are a complete waste of time as
there  are 1001 different ways of copying the image without using
right-clicking (screen capture, scanning the cache, reading the page source

If you really wish to protect your images, consider watermarking them with a
visible label of some sort.  However, in most cases you'll find that if
someone is truly determined to rip you off they will find a way to do it

 Cookstour - http://www.cookstour.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kyle Murphy [mailto:kyle.murphy at tempschedulingsystem.com]
> Sent: den 14 oktober 2002 15:28
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: [thelist] Preventing right-clicking on a page?
> I've seen this before, mainly on Warez sites and such...But, I was
> wondering if anyone could help me out in telling me where I could find
> some code that prevents right-clicking on a page.  Usually, a message
> pops up letting the user know that they can't right-click.
> If I can't do it for the entire page, I'd like to at least do
> it for an
> image.  Suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Kyle Murphy

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