Solved

Hiding HTML codes

Posted on 1998-10-27
9
212 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-09
How can I hide HTML codes whenever View Page/Frame Source is clicked from browser's menu or popup menu by the surfer?
0
Comment
Question by:Admavira
9 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:Admavira
ID: 1839067
it would be an excellent help if a sample code could be provided to show how HTML codes could be hidden.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:MasseyM
ID: 1839069
Every HTML web author wishes they could hide their HTML code, but you cannot... The only thing that you can do is to place a copyright identifiation within the page and hope that people are honest..

0
 

Author Comment

by:Admavira
ID: 1839071
Is there a way to remove the file from the cache and disable Save As and Page Source in browser's menu?
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:slinky
ID: 1839072
If you have any particular parts of functionality you wish to hide completely then the only way (without messing with the browser which might not work and might annoy people) is to stick in all in a Java applet.
0
How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:chewymon
ID: 1839073
Whhat type of thing are you trying to hide?  Since HTML is a presentation language,  nothing about it is secret or copyrighted.  Maybe cgi would work for you.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ivancho earned 150 total points
ID: 1839074
The only thing you can do to harden the reading of the page is to use only CR as the end-of-line marker.
Usually windows based text editors put the CR/LF combination at the end of each line. If you strip the LF character, it will be very hard to read your HTML code with notepad, which is the default editor poped when someone wants to view the source. Even more if you avoid the CR characters, usually Notepad cannot display normally too long lines, even if "Wrapping" is enabled.
Warning to remove the CR/LF chars you must edit your html page with some word processing tool, not with notepad.
Notice this will NOT work if the page is saved and then viewed with wordpad. Unfortunately this is ALL you can do.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:steath_acid
ID: 1839075
all you need is a a JavaScript program to encrypt the codde so it is secret.  one is avadible for free at:
http://hotfiles.zdnet.com/cgi-bin/texis/swlib/hotfiles/info.html?fcode=000MCV
this program encrypts the code into Jscript then decrypts it on any Jscript enabled browser.  It is not perfect but it works pretty well.  If this works I will post this as a answer.(after you reject jvancho's answer)
0
 

Expert Comment

by:steath_acid
ID: 1839077
I know what it says but it seemed like the best solution for teh problem.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:steath_acid
ID: 1839078
Works well except it screws up existing Jscript but you can add it to the encoded copy.  It also adds a banner at the top and the bottom, I am sure somebody who knows tons about Jscript can tell you how to remove it.  thry it I think it works well.  If you are not worried about experts you could do a frame code with the frae mat 100%, then 0%.

0

Featured Post

Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

Join & Write a Comment

SASS allows you to treat your CSS code in a more OOP way. Let's have a look on how you can structure your code in order for it to be easily maintained and reused.
Have you tried to learn about Unicode, UTF-8, and multibyte text encoding and all the articles are just too "academic" or too technical? This article aims to make the whole topic easy for just about anyone to understand.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to define a gradient in CSS. Create a new HTML document with an internal stylesheet.: Create a div in CSS and name it Gradient. Define the background as "linear-gradient(to right, #ee3668, black)". Ensure you …
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

743 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now