Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, olny taht the frist and lsat ltteres are at the rghit pcleas. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by ilstef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

What is mod_scrmable?

mod_scrmable is an apache2 module to scramble a word only leaving the first and last letter in place. It works as a filter that hooks up to HTML output. The module filters html-tags and and scrambles all other words.


You may ask why did you build this, well after reading the above newspost on slashdot we just had to make an apache module to scramble HTML output according to the above algorithm. So the main reason is; because we can.

Where can I get it?

You can download the sources at the project page at

Can I see a screenshot?

Yes, you can find a screenshot of a scrmabled slashdot-frontpage here

Who makes it?

mod_scrmable is written by Rob Gietema and Mark Kampstra.

Where can I find more info?

Valid HTML 4.0!
Valid CSS1!
Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Logo
Best viewed in any browser
Made with Cascading Style Sheets
Frames Free