View Full Version : Hidden HTML - AjaXplorer
07-27-2012, 05:02 PM
I've been recently modifying my installed copy of AjaXplorer, and I've made a discovery. The main HTML comes into play from a file called gui.html. When I view the file in firebug I see all sorts of HTML that isn't anywhere in the file! I don't see any scripts being called into play that contain this hidden coding - any idea of how this might be accomplished - I want to undo this so I can properly modify my version.
07-27-2012, 07:14 PM
It could be compiled, not usual for an .html but Microsoft used to use .chf files for the help files, it means compiled help file.
07-27-2012, 10:26 PM
There's no .chf files anywhere on the server
07-31-2012, 09:06 PM
I found the solution!
The HTML regarding the specific elements that "disappeared" was actually a part of three different java scripts - therefore if someone found one part and edited it - then there would still be deeper references to revert the changes.
AjaXplorer is a complicated little bugger, but with this discovery - one could in theory modify both the Boot Credits and the footer tag.
Not that I'd violate a AGPL license (Seriously, who uses an AGPL license) but in theory this could be accomplished this way. But to prevent potential license violation, I will not be revealing the specific file names within this post.
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