Stop animated gifs with click

You are on some website, and you have to read something there. But there are lot's of gif animations moving, blinking, and only annoying you. You can't concentrate on text. Just click Escape, and animated gifs will become frozen. You will stop them. Try now, here are links for 2 animated gifs for you to try this tip.

animated sun


animated school

And this trick works in Internet Explorer and in FireFox. Maybe in some other browser, dono. You can try.

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At 8:50 AM, Anonymous Matias said...

Wow thanks for posting this, animated gifs are very annoying

At 5:43 PM, Anonymous Lindsey said...

cool tip - but how do you get them to start up again? or what else, in xhtml, could cause them to stop moving?

I put an animated gif on my webpage, but when i look at the page in a separate browser window, it no longer moves.


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