Unblock Copy and Paste in Chrome and Firefox


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Some websites don't allow copying and pasting into input fields. Use this add-on to enable copying and pasting at sites that don't allow it.

Some sites will block copying and pasting certain fields on their websites, most often signing in at a site, or signing up at a website. Don't F*** With Paste is an extension that works in Firefox and Chrome that allows copying and pasting into fields that are blocked.

I was signing up for a service a few days ago and couldn't paste a password into the password field. I use LastPass to generate long passwords, and I really didn't want to manually input an eighteen character password with upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters into the password field. I went looking for a way around it and found Don't F*** With Paste. Since I use multiple browsers I was happy to see that it works in not only Chrome and Firefox, but Vivaldi, Opera, and Waterfox.

To use it, add a site by clicking the icon in the toolbar and selecting Save. The site address is already filled in.
To be able to function properly, the extension needs to monitor when tabs are changed in the browser. The add-on is an open source project and the code is freely available at github.

For the most part I had to use the keyboard to copy and paste on the sites I used to test the extension. Highlighting and right clicking with the mouse to copy rarely functioned. Opera is the most consistent browser in allowing right click and copy using this add-on.
If you run into websites that don't allow you to copy or paste into fields give this extension a try. Get it here:

Chrome: Don't F*** With Paste (worked for me in Vivaldi and Opera)
Firefox: Don't F*** With Paste (worked for me Waterfox as well)

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Chrome: Don't F*** With Paste (worked for me in Vivaldi and Opera). https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dont-fuck-with-paste/nkgllhigpcljnhoakjkgaieabnkmgdkb/ Put above address in your URL.

Thanks. Glad it worked.  :)

If you don't see the '+ Add to Chrome' blue button, you're either not in the Google web store, or you're not accessing the web store with Chrome (or any Chrome fork).
An easy way to tell if it's the latter is if the blue button reads 'Available on Chrome' instead of '+ Add to Chrome'.

Good tips, thanks.