Category: Opera

Speed Up Opera

By | January 12, 2009 | 10 Comments

Followed by Speed up Firefox articles, here are some tips by Sid on how you can increase Opera’s performance.

  • Delete private data : Go to Tools and click on Delete private data.Next click on details and check the all the boxes except Delete cookies and Clear all wand passwords.
  • Blocking flash images: Just right click on the flash image and block it for a particular web page but if you want to permanently switch off the flash view of that web site then go to Tools –> Preferences –>Advanced –> Blocked content
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    Windows 7 Beta and Internet Explorer 8 Experience

    By | January 11, 2009 | 7 Comments

    I was playing with the public beta of Windows 7 for a while now and decided to show you a few neat features of it while browsing with Internet Explorer and just show the overall experience.


    Windows 7 shows all opened tabs on Internet Explorer 8.

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    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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