Im creating a site to display my work and would like to protect them from being copied...at the moment i have disabled roght clicking and dragging the mouse to highlight but in Internet Explorer all i need to do is hover over an image to get a small toolbar to pop up allowing me to copy image, how can i prevent this?
IE 6.0 has this facilty. I don't know of any way of preventing it with normal jpegs.It's very easy to bypass most attempts to prevent image saving. I know it's "under construction" but there are already a couple of typos on your site.
there's no certain way of preventing image theft - any web image you see on your screen is already cached on your hard drive, and you can save it from the cache. I have just copied your main .jpg image into Paint Shop Pro, it took about thirty seconds to do.
My advice is not to be obsessive about this - if someone wants your image they'll take it, and it's best to get on with the site and forget about it. Sir Radfordin is right when he says that people will be irritated by your pop-up messages, and in fact many of them will take your image simply because of that - they'll see it as a challenge.
You've spelt consent wrongly on the pop-up, and you need to correct 'currenlty'.
It's fairly impossible to protect your images. Some software can prevent right click and even stop your computer from caching images, but you can always press "Print Screen" and take a screen grab then paste it into Photoshop or whatever, even if right click is disabled! I think that if you put anything on the web you have to accept that people can take what's there, although that's not an excuse to nick peoples images.
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