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  1. floand
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi there,

    Is it possible to block your gallery/images so that they can't be saved?

    I'm thinking of adding small thumbnails in the article/post and view them in the gallery, but have them "protected"

    I don't know if it matters, but I'm using Atahualpa.

    Thanks

  2. Is it possible to block your gallery/images so that they can't be saved?

    Do you mean block users visiting your site from saving your images? No it is not possible. If the image is available to the browser then it can be saved and don't even think about using one of those stupid right click disabler. Those are horrible for user experience and can be bypassed.

  3. floand
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Well, thank you!

    I was just wondering because recently I started to see more on more websites doing that. You can still click right but you don't have the 'Save..' option. I know most these things can be bypassed, but not everyone knows, yet! :)

    So it just can't be done on wp?

  4. It can, but it's pointless. View source, element inspectors, and screenshots all defeat the purpose. Why slow your site down for that?

  5. michael.mariart
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    So it just can't be done on wp?

    It can't successfully be done anywhere. It's not a WP thing, it's a HTML thing. if the user can see the image on your page, they can get it. That's all there is to it. If you're worreid, think about watermarking your images as that's oen of the only ways that I've seen that actually works (doesn't stop anyone from stealing your imags, but at least they know where they came from until someone crops off the watermark area.).

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