Category: Opera

Only the 4.13% Of the Web Is Standards Compliant

By | January 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

Only the 4.13% of the web is standards-compliant

According to a study made by Metadata Analysis and Mining Application (MAMA), a tool created by Opera that crawls the web and indexes the markup and scripting data from approximately 3.5 million pages.

Some of the most relevant parts of the study are:
• About 35% of all web sites use Adobe Flash.
• XMLHttpRequest (AJAX) scripting mechanism is used by only 3.2%
• CSS is used in the 80% of the web sites.
• Javascript is used in 75% of them.
• Using the W3C validation tools, shows that 4.13% are valid, which only 50% using the validation badge are valid.

Read the complete article at arstechnica.com

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Browsers Market Share for the Year 2008

By | January 8, 2009 | 14 Comments

Previous year were great for some of the web browsers and not so good for Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer.

Since it’s now 2009, let’s sum up all the market share reports and check final results.

Internet Explorer lost 7.32% of its market share Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

By | January 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Web Browsers Security Handbook

By | January 3, 2009 | 2 Comments

Now here is something quite informative. Browser Security Handbook published by Google.

As Google explains, the document is meant to provide web application developers, browser engineers, and information security researchers with a one-stop reference to key security properties of contemporary web browsers.

The following browsers are included: Continue Reading

Tweet Directly From Opera’s Address Bar

By | January 2, 2009 | 5 Comments

Dustin Wilson, also known as Khadgar in the MyOpera community has been able to tweet by configuring Opera.

First you have to configure it by adding the data URI:
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Opera Launcher

By | December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here is a nice little tool for Opera users which is called Opera Launcher. What it does is basically expands web browser with setting such as:

No tray icon (my personal favorite)
Disables crash start up dialog
Backups data
and many more

Click here for more information and download link.

Browsers Test: Midori vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 10 Alpha vs. Konqueror vs. Arora

By | December 16, 2008 | 13 Comments

It’s time to test some other web browsers this time. Who is the fastest browser among those in V8 Benchmark Suite and who scores most in Acid 3 test? Let’s find out.

Note: This article was written by one of our readers: Dainius. You may check the original post here (non English).

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Opera 9.63 Released

By | December 16, 2008 | 4 Comments

Opera’s desktop team has released an update for the 9.6x branch. The following release includes fixes 7 security issues discovered in the earlier Opera versions. It’s recommended to update your web browser as soon as possible.

Changelog:
Windows
Mac
Linux/UNIX

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Girls as Browsers (Pics) v2

By | December 8, 2008 | 42 Comments

If web browsers were girls… Here is how they would look like.

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