Is it possible to make an HTML "not-clickable"?

Hello, I come on today to ask if it is possible to make an HTML element not clickable.

I am creating a christmas theme for my site with a snow overlay like shown below:


This was achieved by HTML. But, due to this being on the page, any buttons below it are not clickable. I want to make it so this HTML element is not clickable so I am able to click the buttons below it.

Thanks in advance! -Whitigol

Hi @whitetigerwolfthe1st

Try using a right click on the html element and choosing Send to back so that all other elements will be on top of the html.

Yes, I understand the use of that. But the reason I did not do that is because I would like the snow on top of the buttons as well.

Find a snow gif and set it as the background.

Maybe you can add an invisible button overtop your buttons kind of in between your background to make it look like its snowing over the buttons. Try that.

One bottom layer has buttons.
Middle layer has snow.
Top layer has the invisible buttons for the user to press.

Each layer would have its own group.

Might get tricky unless everything lines up correctly especially with responsiveness. Hope this helps :slight_smile:

Add this to the body of your page after all other body tags making sure you change snow.gif for your preferred images url.-

<script type="text/javascript">

    * Snow Effect Script- By Altan d.o.o. (
    * Visit Dynamic Drive DHTML code library ( for full source code
    * Last updated Nov 9th, 05' by DD. This notice must stay intact for use

      //Configure below to change URL path to the snow image
      var snowsrc="snow.gif"
      // Configure below to change number of snow to render
      var no = 10;
      // Configure whether snow should disappear after x seconds (0=never):
      var hidesnowtime = 0;
      // Configure how much snow should drop down before fading ("windowheight" or "pageheight")
      var snowdistance = "pageheight";

    ///////////Stop Config//////////////////////////////////

      var ie4up = (document.all) ? 1 : 0;
      var ns6up = (document.getElementById&&!document.all) ? 1 : 0;

    	function iecompattest(){
    	return (document.compatMode && document.compatMode!="BackCompat")? document.documentElement : document.body

      var dx, xp, yp;    // coordinate and position variables
      var am, stx, sty;  // amplitude and step variables
      var i, doc_width = 800, doc_height = 600; 
      if (ns6up) {
        doc_width = self.innerWidth;
        doc_height = self.innerHeight;
      } else if (ie4up) {
        doc_width = iecompattest().clientWidth;
        doc_height = iecompattest().clientHeight;

      dx = new Array();
      xp = new Array();
      yp = new Array();
      am = new Array();
      stx = new Array();
      sty = new Array();
      snowsrc=(snowsrc.indexOf("")!=-1)? "snow.gif" : snowsrc
      for (i = 0; i < no; ++ i) {  
        dx[i] = 0;                        // set coordinate variables
        xp[i] = Math.random()*(doc_width-50);  // set position variables
        yp[i] = Math.random()*doc_height;
        am[i] = Math.random()*20;         // set amplitude variables
        stx[i] = 0.02 + Math.random()/10; // set step variables
        sty[i] = 0.7 + Math.random();     // set step variables
    		if (ie4up||ns6up) {
          if (i == 0) {
            document.write("<div id=\"dot"+ i +"\" style=\"POSITION: absolute; Z-INDEX: "+ i +"; VISIBILITY: visible; TOP: 15px; LEFT: 15px;\"><a href=\"\"><img src='"+snowsrc+"' border=\"0\"><\/a><\/div>");
          } else {
            document.write("<div id=\"dot"+ i +"\" style=\"POSITION: absolute; Z-INDEX: "+ i +"; VISIBILITY: visible; TOP: 15px; LEFT: 15px;\"><img src='"+snowsrc+"' border=\"0\"><\/div>");

      function snowIE_NS6() {  // IE and NS6 main animation function
        doc_width = ns6up?window.innerWidth-10 : iecompattest().clientWidth-10;
    		doc_height=(window.innerHeight && snowdistance=="windowheight")? window.innerHeight : (ie4up && snowdistance=="windowheight")?  iecompattest().clientHeight : (ie4up && !window.opera && snowdistance=="pageheight")? iecompattest().scrollHeight : iecompattest().offsetHeight;
    	if (snowdistance=="windowheight"){
    		doc_height = window.innerHeight || iecompattest().clientHeight
    		doc_height = iecompattest().scrollHeight
        for (i = 0; i < no; ++ i) {  // iterate for every dot
          yp[i] += sty[i];
          if (yp[i] > doc_height-50) {
            xp[i] = Math.random()*(doc_width-am[i]-30);
            yp[i] = 0;
            stx[i] = 0.02 + Math.random()/10;
            sty[i] = 0.7 + Math.random();
          dx[i] += stx[i];
          document.getElementById("dot"+i).style.left=xp[i] + am[i]*Math.sin(dx[i])+"px";  
        snowtimer=setTimeout("snowIE_NS6()", 10);

    	function hidesnow(){
    		if (window.snowtimer) clearTimeout(snowtimer)
    		for (i=0; i<no; i++) document.getElementById("dot"+i).style.visibility="hidden"

    if (ie4up||ns6up){
    		if (hidesnowtime>0)
    		setTimeout("hidesnow()", hidesnowtime*1000)


You should end up with something like this

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