LPT: If you try and copy something off a website and it says “Copying is not allowed”… Simply select the text, right click and select “search”. From the search bar, just select the text and copy it

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keepthetips

If they’ve disabled right clicking in the body of the page, hit F12 to open the developer tools and in the Inspector tab(Firefox) or the Elements tab(Edge and Chrome) search for a word or two of the text you want to copy and copy it from there.

Gerald_Rinder

Ahhh now this is a great tip!

BallsofSt33I

This is a great tip and I’ve seen sites that do this before, but not in a looong time. Which sites do this now?

-DementedAvenger-

There are also extensions for different web browsers that let you quickly enable copying.

Speedswiper