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CSS - can you hide javascript in DIV?

Posted on 2012-03-31
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Is it possible to hide or stop the javscript from executing using css?.


<html>
<head>
<style type="text/css">
.mobile_hide{
 	display: none;	
}
</style>
	

</head>
<div class="mobile_hide">
<script type="text/javascript">			
   alert("hello");
</script>
</div>
<body>
Is is possible to hide the javascript alert with CSS?
</body>
</html>

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Question by:sabecs
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 37790899
Nope, it is not possible to unload or hide javascript using either css or javascript.

but you can try removing them it

var allScripts = document.getElementsByTagName("script");

for ( var counter = 0; counter < allScripts.length; counter++ )
{
    var script = allScripts[ counter ];
    var scriptparent = script.parentNode;
   
    if (  scriptparent.nodeName == "div"
            && scriptparent.getAttribute("class").indexOf() != -1 )
    {
        scriptparent.removeChild ( script  );
    }
}
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by:designatedinitializer
ID: 37793662
interesting question... and interesting answer!
Notice however, this answer is going to remove all scripts inside a <div> of any class.
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by:sabecs
ID: 37794122
Thanks for your comments, is it possible to adjust the code above to remove just divs with class "mobile_hide" ?
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by:designatedinitializer
ID: 37794144
I guess this will work (haven't test it):


    if (  scriptparent.nodeName == "div"
            && scriptparent.className == 'mobile_hide' )
    {
        scriptparent.removeChild ( script  );
    }
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gurvinder372 earned 500 total points
ID: 37794689
@sabecs
In my reply, last if condition needs to be changed a bit

   if (  scriptparent.nodeName == "div"
            && scriptparent.getAttribute("class").indexOf("mobile_hide") != -1 )
    {
        scriptparent.removeChild ( script  );
    }
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