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Gautam krishna R
Gautam krishna R

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God Mode in browsers: document.designMode = "on"

Just type document.designMode = "on" on you favourite browser's devtools and see the magic.

It will make any website editable:

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LUKESHIRU

You can create a bookmarklet to toggle it:

javascript:((d,o,m)=>{d[m]=d[m]!==o?o:"off"})(document,"on","designMode");
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You have to put that as the URL of a bookmark you name something like "Toggle Design Mode", and done. Even works on mobile 😄

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Niko Heikkilä

This makes a good office prank when a colleague has forgotten to lock their workspace:

Enable the design mode, replace random strings on a webpage with [object Object], disable the design mode and back away. 🍑

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Keagan Van Rooyen

That is amazing! I'm going to be doing that when I get back to the office.

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Ben Halpern

This really is just the coolest

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Dhruvin

is there any way to save the content ?

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Gautam krishna R Author

Click on file > save page as. You will be able to save the page as html.