Free online OCR
Sometimes I copy text from a PDF or PNG that I find on a website. The fastest way is through an online OCR service like , almost as fast as the fastest possible approach of copy-pasting with automatic recognition of format and language, automatic OCR and insertion into your word processor.
jQuery UI style hack
Some of us still use jQuery UI :) In fact, it wasn't too bad, is still supported by all modern browsers, and performs reasonably well on mobile. There is one issue: the graphics look horribly 2010. jQuery UI offers a user interface to cherrypick your own CSS (it's great and kind of works: look at ...
Unlicense
If you want to opt out of the licensing game altogether, UNLICENSE is probably the best option. Provide the UNLICENSE.TXT file with your creation and presto: you are in the Public Domain.