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Disable right-click (i.e. disable context menu)  


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Joined: 7 years ago
Posts: 1437
June 16, 2017 9:18 AM  

Sometimes you'd like to prevent users from right clicking elements or maybe even your entire page.
There are a lot of tricks out there, JavaScript included, but I really like this one. It's simple, and works for most modern browsers. 

<div  oncontextmenu="return false">

or for the entire page:

<body oncontextmenu="return false">

The beauty is that it can also be used to call a JavaScript function, to replace the context menu.

<div oncontextmenu="myFunction()">
function myFunction() {
    alert("You right clicked!");