Make code non clickable

Stevens06
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I"m looking to make this code a non clickable link.  I am not coder by any means so any help would be appreciated..

<div class="tc_div_46231" style="width:100%;height:auto;border:1px solid #666666"><a title="Countdown" href="http://www.tickcounter.com/widget/countdown/1577750400000/utc/dhms/666666FF010DFFFFFFFF0000/0/C0C0C01/"></a><a title="Countdown" href="http://www.tickcounter.com/">Countdown</a></div><script type="text/javascript">(function(){ var s=document.createElement('script');s.src="http://www.tickcounter.com/loader.js";s.async='async';s.onload=function() { tc_widget_loader('tc_div_46231', 'Countdown', 650, ["1577750400000","utc","dhms","666666FF010DFFFFFFFF0000","0","6666661",""]);};s.onreadystatechange=s.onload;var head=document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];head.appendChild(s);}());</script>
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Commented:
There is no such thing as a non-clickable link - if it is not clickable it is just plain text.

Is there a reason you can't just remove the <a> tags from around the text - or are you looking to modify the link after it is in page.

What is it you are wanting to do - or prevent from happening.
ste5anSenior Developer

Commented:
That's not possible with that widget..
You might be able to add a transparent overlay.

Use the CSS Opacity property along with a positive z-index on a <div> that overlays the area with the 'disabled' link. Something like this might work:
HTML:
<div id="TransparentDiv"></div>

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CSS: (I think this sample will 'disable' the entire page.)
#TransparentDiv
{
    display: block; 
    opacity: 0.0; 
    filter: alpha(opacity=0); 
    float:left; 
    position:fixed; 
    background-color: #FFFFFF;  
    width:100%; 
    height:100%; 
    z-index:3;
    margin-top: -20px;
    margin-bottom: -20px;
}

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Toggle the display property from block to none to enable/disable the overlay.
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Commented:
Adding the overlay worked perfect.
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Distinguished Expert 2018

Commented:
just be aware an overlay is dead simple to get rid of. Right click, Inspect Element, delete and it is gone.

One way of getting rid of the link is
Using jQuery
$(function() {
  $('a.tc_div_46231').attr({href: ''});
});

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But without know what it is you want to do this might not be the right solution either.
ste5anSenior Developer

Commented:
@Julian: This will stop the widget.

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