12ft Ladder: Bypass Paywalls Easily

12ft Ladder is a service to bypass paywalls. You can enter any paywalled URL into 12ft Ladder and see the full article in an uncluttered “reader” mode.

12ft Ladder pulls up a cached Google version of the article. News sites don’t show a paywall to the Google crawler. So the service shows you that cached, unpaywalled version of the page.

You can also prepend 12ft.io/” to the URL of any paywalled page to see the article. The format to use is:

The Times newspaper — “https://12ft.io/https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/red-bull-boycott-sky-after-reporter-ted-kravitz-says-lewis-hamilton-was-robbed-0027nkl70”.

Photo credit: Maksym Ostrozhynskyy.

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