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How to Disable Right Click to WordPress Image Sliders

by Waseem Abbas on September 8, 2016

Do you want to disable right click to your image sliders? Sometimes you want to protect your image sliders and not allow your users to download the images. In this article, we will share how to disable right click to WordPress image sliders.

If you are using an image slider to showcase your work, you may need to protect your images from being downloaded and copied to other websites. Having a WordPress image slider plugin like Soliloquy allows you to add this protection to your images.

To disable right click to WordPress image sliders, you’ll need to follow these 6 steps:

  • Step 1. Install and activate Soliloquy Slider plugin
  • Step 2. Create a Soliloquy image slider
  • Step 3. Publish the image slider
  • Step 4. Install and activate Soliloquy Protection Addon
  • Step 5. Enable/Disable image protection to previous WordPress sliders
  • Step 6. Add the WordPress slider to post/page

Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Step 1: Install and Activate Soliloquy Slider Plugin

Soliloquy website

First, you’ll need to install and activate the Soliloquy Image Slider plugin to your WordPress site. To learn more about installing this plugin, check out this Soliloquy installation guide.

Step 2: Create a Soliloquy Image Slider

To create an image slider with Soliloquy, you need to go to Soliloquy » Add New. Start by writing a title to the image slider and add your images in the Native Slider section.

Add Images

To learn more about image sliders settings, check out this detailed guide on how to create an image slider in WordPress.

Step 3: Publish the Image Slider

Once you are satisfied with your image slider settings, go ahead and click on the Publish button.

Publish Slider

Now you are ready to disable right click to your WordPress image slider.

Step 4: Install and Activate Soliloquy Protection Addon

You need the Soliloquy’s Protection Addon to disable right click to the slides.

To access the Protection Addon, you must have Multi, Developer or Master license. Check out our guide on how to upgrade your license.

Once you have the proper license, go to Soliloquy » Addon. Then install and activate the Protection Addon.

Protection Addon

Step 5: Enable/Disable Image Protection to Previous WordPress Sliders

Upon activation, go ahead and edit your Soliloquy image slider. In the Misc tab, check mark the Enable Image Protection.

Enable Protection

Make sure to click on the Update button. Simply copy the shortcode from the Soliloquy Slider Code widget (you’ll need this for the next step).

Copy Shortcode

Step 6: Add the WordPress Slider to Post/Page

To add your slider to your site, can add a new post by going to Post » Add New, or simply edit an existing post. Then, paste the shortcode for your WordPress image slider to the visual editor of your post or page.

Paste Shortcode

That’s all. Update your post and go to your website to check out the image slider with right click disabled.

We hope this article has helped you to learn how to disable right click to WordPress image sliders. You may also want to check out our guide on how to create a responsive slider for NextGen Gallery in WordPress.

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Waseem Abbas is a content writer for SoliloquyWP and Envira Gallery.

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