In this era of digital connectivity, it is difficult to ensure that the original content you place on your website is not distributed or used elsewhere without your knowledge. As part of an effort to combat this form of copyright violation, some websites feature "protected" content. The term is used to describe websites where it is impossible to right-click text or select on-page content for the purpose of copying and pasting it. If you need to copy text from a protected website, you have to take a creative approach.
Basics of Protected Web Pages
Exploring Ways to Allow Copy and Paste
Assessing Alternate Methods
Although you can search for an allow-copy extension download, you can also take the copy directly from the code of the website itself without having to download any browser add-ons.
If you can click and drag over text on the web page, select the specific content you want to copy and then right-click. From there, click the Inspect Element option in the menu. At this point, a window appears that displays the specific content you selected as part of the website's source code. You should be able to copy and paste it as needed.
If you can't select the specific batch of content due to on-page restrictions, right-click anywhere on the page and select the View Page Source command to display the full HTML code for the page. Scroll through the code until you reach the desired content and copy and paste from there.