When you’re a developer, you get used to right-clicking on things. Whether it’s a design element you just need to know the css for or a tasty nugget of information that’s just south of a website’s subscription request, right clicking is the digital equivalent of popping open the hood to see what’s underneath. Once you’ve realized the power it adds to your internet browsing, it can become as transformative a tool as cutting and pasting.
My wife was in just this mindset when she first started playing Wordle. A seemingly simple word game that had taken the world by storm, but how exactly did it work? Luckily, she knew the answer was just a right click a way, although that wasn’t the only answer she found.
(Just don’t look at our code, I swear we’re clean)
[Feature photo by Josh Wardle (website/game), Berrely (vectorizing) – Screenshot of https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ — wikipedia/public domain]