How to Edit Web Page Texts!!!




Introduction: How to Edit Web Page Texts!!!

Ever had a day when you didn't want to do homework,but afraid to lie? Well,just by doing this trick you can fool your mom!!

But remember,this trick only delays the time to do homework,not cancel it completely!

Look at the picture below. I edited it to say zombie land.


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Step 1: Choose Your Browser

You can use safari or Chrome. 

Chrome is more preferred though.

For safari

Open safari,then go to preferences on the toolbar.
Then click on preferences. It will take you to system preferences.
Next click on show develop menu in menu bar.

For chrome

You don't need to do anything.

Step 2: Learning How to Use Inspect Element

This step is for both safari and chrome.

Control click or left click on the screen and click on inspect element.

A menu will come out like the picture below. The safari version is different though.

For safari,click on the finger pointing.

For chrome,click on the magnifying glass below.

Step 3: Finding the Part You Want to Edit

After you've clicked on the pointy finger or the magnifying glass, click on the text you want to edit. 

A sentence in the menu below should turn blue.
Then click on the blue sentence using the left click or the control click. Then click on edit as HTML.

Find the sentence you want to edit in the blue sentence then delete it,and replace it with your own words.

As you can see,i have clicked on the sentence macbook air,the ultimate laptop.

Step 4: Editing!!

Highlight the bit you want edit,then delete the sentence,the retype it in your own words!

Now look at it!!



If you reload the page,the editing will be gone...

please comment and feel free to give me advise.

I hope you liked this instructable!!

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    7 Discussions


    3 years ago

    Hey guys, you might want to give Alterly a try. It's an awesome app that lets you edit texts and other parts of your website. Those changes are permanent (visible to other visitors of your website). It's super easy and it's for free, try it at


    3 years ago

    can i used this techniqe to creat webside?

    Larry AngeloR
    Larry AngeloR

    3 years ago

    Is there a way to do it on pc?

    Larry AngeloR
    Larry AngeloR

    Reply 3 years ago

    Windows, i mean.


    6 years ago on Introduction

    Nice tutorial. I have never seen a way to edit web page texts in this way, it is awesome.