Spread the word about this tool
- it may be copied and used without the author's permission;
- the code will be vulnerable to hackers;
- other programmers will discover the functional logic and algorithms of the program.
Simply put, Javacript code obfuscation is a technique used to convert simple, easy-to-read code into a new version that becomes hard to understand and reverse engineer - for humans and machines alike.
When you are selling a website template
In the websites templates marketplaces, it's important to protect your work. For example, on Themeforest, users are given a preview of the template before purchasing it. This means that you will be using HTML, CSS and JS in your work. So if you don't obfuscate the code, anyone can download the source JS from your website preview and work with them without having to buy the template.