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How can I stop people using the Firefox Reader on my website?

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Hey everyone,

I am using wordpress for my site, and have had an issue with people stealing content in the past.

Because of that I'm using a wordpress plugin that disables right click and copy paste. I know that it's not fool proof, and that it's still possible to view the source etc. if you know how.

The problem I'm having at the moment though, is that the pages are still accessible in Firefox Reader view, and in Reader View all the content can be viewed in an unprotected way, and easily copy pasted. So if it's possible I'd like to add something (plugin / code or whatever is needed really) that will stop people from opening my pages in Reader View.

Would anyone have any ideas on how to do that?

From what I've read, Reader View determines content to show based on markup in the code, so I could try stripping out the HTML tags, but not sure what that's going to do to my theme styling.

Thanks, David

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Hi, sorry do not. You are not going to win in that route. Why not just turn the pages in to png or jpeg and watermark them with a good one. Which will not stop people taking screen shots if really want it.

No idea about this one :

You are probably better off in here :

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Reader view only displays text on a web page in containers that meet conditions like a specific layout. There is a minimum character count for containing elements that show in Reading mode, so you may not see all the text if the page isn't designed to be used with reader mode.

  • view-source:resource://gre/modules/reader/Readability.js
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I wonder if you managed to find a decent solution for this.