Some of the important features of the Allow Right Click addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Allow Right Click.
In short, Allow Right Click is a lite tool that lets you unblock the right-click on pages with restrictions. Simply turn on the addon and right-click on any element within the page.
4 Reasons to Use Allow Right Click
Very lite addon with no background activities.
Has ON|OFF switch to quickly turn the addon ON or OFF.
Activates on user-action for the current tab and de-activates when the tab is reloaded.
Available for Chrome and Edge browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Allow Right Click?
Allow Right Click is a lite and multi-browser add-on that lets you unblock the right click operation. Some websites disallow right-clicking on certain elements. With this addon, you can bring back the right-click action for all elements within the page. Simply activate the addon from the toolbar popup and then perform the right click as normal. To de-activate the addon, either reload the page or press the toggle button from the toolbar popup UI (left-side). By default, the addon work in comprehensive mode, meaning all sorts of right-click blocking methods are covered. You can disable this mode from the toolbar popup and only use the basic method. In the basic method, only a few blocking rules for the context menu are covered.
2. How can I work with Allow Right Click addon?
To work with Allow Right Click add-on, simply browse to a website that you want to unblock the right click, text selection, copy and paste, etc. Then, open the toolbar popup and click on the toggle button on the left side. Once the addon is active, the icon turns to green color. Then perform the right click anywhen on the page as you needed. Once you are done, either reload the page or press the toggle button once more. Please note that pressing the toggle button reloads the page automatically to completely deactivate the addon. As mentioned above, besides right click, this addon can allow text selection, and copy & paste operations as well. But this feature is still in beta and may not work properly. Moreover, this addon works in two modes, basic and comprehensive. If you unmark the comprehensive mode from the toolbar popup, it switches back to the basic mode. There is also a test page for the right-click methods which you can open from the toolbar popup UI (the button on the top-right corner).
3. How can I download the source code for Allow Right Click?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What is the difference between comprehensive and basic modes?
The basic mode only covers the basic methods for blocking the context menu. But comprehensive mode covers a wide variety of methods for context menu blocking, copy & paste blocking, text-selection blocking, etc. However, browsing with the comprehensive mode may not be comfortable as it interferes with a lot of mouse and keyboard actions. Depending on your need, please choose an appropriate method from the toolbar popup. As mentioned above, simply unmarking the comprehensive mode, will activate the basic mode automatically, so there is no separate checkbox for basic mode within the toolbar popup. Please use the test page provided to check which method is right for you.
5. How can I turn off the addon?
To turn off the addon, either reload the active tab or press the toggle button within the toolbar popup. Please note that pressing the toggle button reloads the page automatically to completely deactivates the addon.
6. How can I test this addon?
There is a test page provided to test different methods of right-click blocking. Please open the toolbar popup, then click on the top-right button to open the test page. Within the test page, right-click on the designated areas with an orange border to test whether right-click is blocked or allowed in your browser. Do this operation two times, once with the addon enabled and once when the addon is disabled.
7. Can I open page ruler in a blank tab?
No, the addon is only working on a website with HTTP, HTTPS, or File protocol. It is not working for blank, empty, or extension tabs.
8. How can I revert the page to the original state?
If you want to disable the addon, please reload the page once. Please note that all the changes made by this addon will be erased as soon as you reload the page (active tab).
9. When I enable the addon, is it working for all tabs or only the active tab?
This addon is working per tab only. Meaning for each tab you want to allow the right click, please open the toolbar popup, then click on the toggle button once. When you reload the active tab, the addon automatically de-activates.
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