Opera 20 for computers: bookmarks bar and Speed Dial customization

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Opera for Windows and Mac makes browsing the web beautiful, efficient and fast.  We’ve now come to version 20. You can update Opera automatically, or download it.

Here are the highlights of features that we’re introducing with this version of Opera:

Drag and drop Speed Dial entries to the bookmarks bar

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See? Just pick it up, drag it and drop it. Just like that. On the bookmarks bar. That way you can access the site even when you’re not on the start page.

Drag and drop a website to your Speed Dial or bookmarks bar

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It also works the other way around. You can drag a website and drop it as a bookmark or as a Speed Dial entry.

More menu items

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We added shortcuts from the main menu to Speed Dial, Stash and Discover. That way you can go directly to any of them without opening a new tab.

More Speed Dial customization

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We added a new feature to the advanced settings. Today, Opera uses quite large thumbnails to display Speed Dial entries. You can disable this and get a much smaller size. This feature is for the minimalists out there, or those with a lot of Speed Dial entries. Note that we are still enhancing advanced settings, you can find more already in developer stream.

This is how your Speed Dial can look like with small thumbnails:

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There are a host of other improvements to make browsing safer and snappier:

  • Improved screenshots for Stash – goodbye blurry images!
  • Performance improvements for loading themes.
  • An advanced setting to confirm exit when using Command–Q on Mac.
  • A broken padlock badge in the URL bar, if the site’s certificate is not valid. This is a “proceed with caution” indicator rather than an red alert.
  • Inline installation of extensions. This makes it easy to install security-vetted extensions hosted in the Opera add-ons store, but without leaving its associated site, thereby reducing friction.

If you want more technical detail, grab the full changelog.

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  • IllusionMH

    More menu items
    Worst change in this release. It is harder to get to items that are near the end of menu now, and even don’t save 1 click to get to discover or stash

    • Emanuele

      Next big step: put Stash and Discover buttons directly on the toolbar :P

      • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

        You think that would be a good idea? Maybe we can get it done by 21….

        (We can do irony too!)

        • bh3d

          Menus should be kept simple. Less is more sometimes. Opera 15 started with a new fresh minimalistic look as it is cool today; it shouldn’t lose this aspect. You can keep adding features without effect the default look of Opera: users can enable features if they want. Menus should be kept as simple as possible: big giant menus are not nice. Lot of voices in that menu including those you can find in Speed Dial are redundant, or should be put elsewhere. Keep the look simple, please. People don’t want those menus. Stay minimal in the look, it is way better.

          • al_ghul

            yeah there shoulkd be options in settings to on/off some features in menus…just like in customizable presto version

        • L33t4opera
        • Emanuele

          21 is too early … for that work maybe 2 releases is a better ETA :P

          PS: yes we’re joking (about very bad decisions, but we’re joking) ;)

        • bh3d

          Fast mockup of how I think menu should be. I took off redundant items (you can do these actions easily without opening the menu: new tab (can be opened with +); speed dial and speed dial items as someone else already said should just be in speed dial; other tools and options should be enabled in Settings; Help should be in About Opera; exit (I’ve never understood this in Apps, you can exit the browser by hitting X); shortcuts are ugly, they could be in a section somewhere (for example “about Opera”, or Settings) so whoever wants to learn them can. Basic browser look should be kept simple and minimal.

          • http://my.opera.com/greench greench

            I think Opera can have customization ability for that menu as in Firefox Aura builds.

          • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

            “Help should be in About Opera”

            Why would anyone look for help in the About dialog?

            “shortcuts are ugly, they could be in a section somewhere”

            Nonsense. Having them beside the corresponding menu item is a longtime good UI practice and the best way to discover what they are.

            “new tab (can be opened with +)”

            If you knew it beforehand.

            “speed dial and speed dial items as someone else already said should just be in speed dial”

            And everyone should know how to open the Speed Dial in the first place, eh?

            Your proposal severely hinders discoverability, which is a word many people like to use but few really think about.

          • bh3d

            things I said have not to be exactly in the way I said. I said tha was a fast mockup, the idea is just it should be kept simple (I would remove even more voices from that menu if it was up to me)
            -help section is usually close to the about section, or in the same menu entry (not a problem thought, they can keep help in the menu or just rethink where things can be put)
            -averege users (the most part) don’t use shortcuts and they are not nice in the menu. Usually powerusers use them, so if they want to use them they could find how to use them somewhere else (like in Help perhaps or whatever)
            -if you don’t know it beforehand you are an alien: every browser works that way since years.
            -speed dial is what you have by default, you see it when you first install opera, it opens with a new tab. No need to open speed dial in first place. If it didn’t open in first place surely averege user wouldn’t open the menu to see what it is.

            Discoverability? Do u think items are easily discoverable in a big giant menu a la Windows 2000? Read all the comments above to understand people don’t like it.

          • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

            “help section is usually close to the about section, or in the same menu entry”

            This is something *you* know, but not everyone knows it or will think about it.

            “averege users (the most part) don’t use shortcuts and they are not nice in the menu”

            Niceness is not the objective. Average users become power users by finding and using features they didn’t use before.

            “if you don’t know it beforehand you are an alien”

            You must be joking. Many, many people struggle to use the basic functions of a browser. Many have Google set as homepage and paste their URLs in the search bar. If they don’t even look at the address bar, how can you expect them to know what the “+” button is for?

            “speed dial is what you have by default, you see it when you first install opera, it opens with a new tab”

            Yes, but once you have opened your first page, how do you return to the Speed Dial? I know how to do it with the keyboard and via a gesture, but many people will rely on the menu. (The fact that Speed Dial is the first thing you see when you install Opera is indeed one more thing that makes it necessary to tell people how to open it, since they haven’t done it in the first place: it was already opened for them.)

            “Discoverability? Do u think items are easily discoverable in a big giant menu a la Windows 2000?”

            YES!!! That’s precisely what menus are for. They are there for you to review your options and choose one. That’s why they are called “menus”, just like in a restaurant. Would you propose that restaurants don’t put all their dishes in the menu because some of them are accessible elsewhere, like in the offers list on the wall? Please.

          • bh3d

            Those who don’t understand the + is for new tab they wouldn’t even know about tabs, they would just reclick the Opera icon to see what happens (I’ve personally seen people opening lot of windows because they didn’t know about tabs, even tho there where entries in the menu). Users you are talking about should just open the help section, or ask someone help. They wouldn’t understand more by having 323782372 entries in the menu.

            A well designed apps just show most common functions and consider easiness; not basic functions should be put elsewhere. The averege user become a power user if he wants to, the majority of users just open the menu for few tasks if they really need. Discoverability is about most used/common tasks, among other tasks those most used become less discoverable. Design and niceness is very important, today you can see them applied to everything.

            Menus are the worst thing Windows gave us.

            The restaurant menu example is out of place. Restaurant menu just show a list of things available, the more the better, if there is a dish noone ever take it’s ok because it doesn’t bother and it could be good for someone. I want put in the menu 3723872387 dishes, ok make a long menu, user will choose. In app menus you don’t have so much space and they need to be done to be easy and fast. Designers have to decide for users what to put in them or not. They need to avoid to be redundant and they have to insert most common tasks for the avarage user. A long menu could be better for a power user, but they very basic users will find them much more difficult if those are full of useless (for them) functions.

            That said, a well designed app wouldn’t even need a menu, at most a very little menu.

          • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

            “Discoverability is about most used/common tasks”

            You have it exactly backwards.

          • bh3d

            you are keeping to take only those part you like about what I say. This way we are going nowhere, but whatever.

            “Discoverability is about most used/common tasks among other tasks, among other tasks those most used become less discoverable ”

            that was the reply to your let’s have giant menus

            “Discoverability? Do u think items are easily discoverable in a big giant menu a la Windows 2000?”

            YES!!! That’s precisely what menus are for. They are there for you to review your options and choose one. That’s why they are called “menus”, just like in a restaurant. Would you propose that restaurants don’t put all their dishes in the menu because some of them are accessible elsewhere, like in the offers list on the wall? Please.

            Most common tasks (really few of them are common tasks for that average user) should be there, but they don’t have to be redundant and do functions you can do without opening the menu.
            Those should be tasks that:
            1 the majority of people use (very few of them actually are)
            2 You often use ( no reason to fill the menu with things you would rarely use, put them in Settings or in another place if so)
            3 they can’t be done in another easy way without opening the menu (designers need to think things in a way opening the menu become a rare thing)

            The only thing you could comment about is yes minimal menu/no minimal menu, because I already said the single items I put/took off in my mockup dont have to be exactly how I did, that’s just an idea, but if I had to take the idea further I would probably modify it, that’s just a sketch I did to express the idea that giant, ugly menu a la Windows are really not necessary. If I had to do a proper mockup I would redo things in a way that taking off voices from that menu would make even more sense.

          • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

            “you are keeping to take only those part you like about what I say.”

            No, I am questioning exactly the central point of what you’re saying. You think only basic, common features should be easily discoverable by users. I think it’s exactly the opposite. I *could* refute some of the individual things you say, but it would be pointless since all of them stem from this notion of yours which is deeply wrong.

          • bh3d

            If so you could only say: I disagree with the idea that menus should be little and simple, showing only the most common/ most often used tasks without being redundant; I think menus should be long and list lot of tasks even tho they aren’t used by the most of people and they could be find in Settings”.

            That would be your opinion, as what I tried to express was mine.

            But you tried to use my words to demonstrate you were right, cutting off those parts you didn’t like. If you want to express your opinion next time use your own words.

            And to express your opinion try to enter in avarage user shoes. Big menus could be helpful for you, but too many entries, mostly those they don’t know what are about, just create confusion; it’s not a restaurant menu where they know those are dishes. Since a browser is a common software it should target the avarege user, giving the possibility to power users to enable things. Designers need to take decision for them; then clearly anyone has his opinion. And in my opinion niceness play a very important role too.

          • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

            This has gone on for too long and there is no point in keeping arguing. Have a nice day.

          • Guest

            Opera Link/Sync was a key feature or differentiator from other browsers. I can’t see how Opera has abandoned this feature. Has your company evaluated your strengths and weaknesses? One of your core strengths were being able to store my browser settings in the cloud and move from mobile phone to desktop to laptop seemlessly. Now I am still stuck on 12. Get your act together. Better yet hire me as your strategy lead.

          • al_ghul

            yes, yes! shurtcuts is a must! all applications has different methods to do the same thing, people has sometimes/often different habits and sometimes, doing something hundred, thousand times, want to do it quicker. all good apps has shortcuts mentioned in menus to alternative use. it’s better than search for it. and much more intuitive/ergonomic…

          • carlt1

            I think it’s better for you to have them there than search for them, but most of users (the common user, which is 90%? of users who use a common software, and browser is the most common software) don’t use them, and they are just distracting and not nice there in the menu. Users who wants them should just look for them in the help section or somewhere else.

          • al_ghul

            i disagree – good menu doesn’t distract, there is also text which explain what it’s doing. also most of popular software like browsers HAVE basic shortcuts to more advanced users, or SIMPLE not advanced, but heavy users – like ctrl+tab, ctrl+w, middle click for new/close. some of them are similar to those in other software, which make them much more popular and there is no need to learn new one. of course one can search for it, but often these basic shortcuts used the most often should be explicit in menu. I had many examples when seen shortcuts in menu, NOT in help, I’m started to use them regularly, so it was very effective for me.

          • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

            +1
            But “More tools” and “Off-Road” are important too.

          • bh3d

            This mockup as I said below it is not exactly how it would finally be, it is just the idea of making it simpler and easier.
            For new tab, exit, and speed dial entries I really think they are redundant. Shortcuts should be looked in the Help. Other items I took off could stay there or rethinked, but I’m sure they could be put elsewhere and the menu kept simple by just leaving most used/common entries there. Other entries could be enabled or put in Setting page.
            As someone said a nice solution could be make the menu configurable.

          • carlt1

            I agree.
            Rule should be:

            -main window should contain all you need for basic navigation

            -menu has to be opened for those common tasks you may eventually need during basic navigation(print for example)

            -all those things that only some users may need, or all those kind of settings should just be in Settings.

            There’s really no need of having redudancy.
            The exit entry in the menu is the perfect example: no need for it to be there: it just make the menu bigger, it could be accidentally hit while browsing the menu and the window should just be closed without opening the menu

      • rufu2

        Actually, it would be great if you could put *any* button on *any* bar, like in O12 and before.
        Then I could add the Stash button to the bookmark bar or the address bar if I want to access Stash quickly without going to the menu or to a new tab first.

    • al_ghul

      make scroll bar in bookmarks bar to scroll quickly down will be very appreciated. when one has lot of bookmarks, waiting for the bottom links is horrible time-consuming! it should be like in some bookmark extensions – little scroll bar which one can click and scroll. c’mon guys:)

  • Simon

    We don’t want the bookmark BAR. It just takes unnecessary space and is extremely limited. We want the bookmark menu, it was so perfectly solved in Operas prior to the Chromium switch. I like the new Opera, but while discover and stash are useless, the Bookmarks (and I don’t mean the bar) should be the priority. I mean, is it hard to make a bookmark list?

    • Inquisitor

      I couldn’t agree more!

      • yhagger

        Me to! That’s why I haven’t even tried the new Opera yet. I need my bookmarks synchronized with Opera Link!

        • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

          They will be synchronized (bookmarks of course). You just need to wait :)

          • Adonis Lindt

            some people donot like to wait, and hey this is still the old one, 19.0 wtf? I may want to try the next though, even if that isnot qualified stable

          • Nekomajin42

            Some people are willing to wait, but there is almost one year passed since the first beta, and there is still no bookmark manager.

          • vanessa

            We’ve waited so long…

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      Opera Software said that they currently works on improving/adding tabs features. Bookmarks will be after tabs.

      • http://blog.homisite.com/ HomiSite

        That is what I really don’t like: the strange priorities for adding new (or mostly old!) features. No bookmarks was one of the most bizarre moves I ever encountered in consumer IT in the last years. And somehow I doubt that we will get such powerful bookmarks functionality like in Opera 12 (e.g. fulltext search via address bar)… :-(

        Is there so much to improve with tabs besides tab groups? And: Is it that hard to realize? I thought the change to the Chrome/Blink engine should make things easier or that you can concentrate on the user interface frontend? Instead we get some old features in pieces.

        Drag & drop as the hot shit of this release?! “That way you can access the site even when you’re not on the start page”!? Come on!

        PS: As always my personal wishlist: full Link, image properties, site preferences, quick options (to deactivate e.g. JavaScript), UserJS, interface customization, text selection within links, improved on-site search etc. etc.

    • BK

      14 up guest votes, can we bump up to even 1000+ ?

      • Deus Ex Vino

        Was there ANY positive reaction to bookmark-bar otherwise?

      • al_ghul

        yeah, if there was 2000 you’d write let’s make 10000;P. >100 votes are rare here. so maybe take it into account…

      • Tomáš Pavlík

        Make this question public. Facebook, Twitter, main Opera’s web page. Then we can talk about anything. This question is a little irrelevant.

      • Piotr

        1000+?

    • jho

      The decission not to implement even the bookmark menu and manager from Chromium was very unlucky. Imo.

      Now you have to grab an extension. I really like the extension which adds bookmarks menu to context menu. But “add site to current folder” is not available in these ext. So it is quite painful to move the bookmarks around.

      And I miss the bookmark manager from Opera12. It was so easy to use. Copy paste etc. The Chromium manager cannot reached it.

      • al_ghul

        yeah yeah copy/paste, not kiddish dragging links. proffessional manager is needed. and a side-bar to have page still seen…even IE or FF (right?) has that one…

      • Luap

        It wasn’t unlucky! It was effing stupid. Bookmarks underneath the URL bar? Bloody hell, I’ve got over 2000 bookmarks, and yes, I AM OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE… so what?

        Until they include bookmarks then I’m staying with 12.x

    • http://about.me/adamlabedzki Adam Labedzki

      Agree – won’t drop Opera 12 until there is no bookmark menu and fully working Opera Link. Also I am missing option to select location of tabs (top or bottom of the window) + option to break tabs into multiple lines.

      • al_ghul

        yeah, they should first assure new browser has all goods to make possible to change from old version. this is the most crucial and should be in their interest! that’s funny from their side. when old users change – they can build more support for community than amateur – greenhorn users. if no – why ever use opera name?

    • al_ghul

      bookmark bar is ok, but it’s not enough for me, so partly I agree. bookmark bar was/is for me something like speed dial, but of course it has limits and it’ll be good to have some shortcuts to turn it on/off or modify it just a little, to have possibility to disable names/icons, change their size, scroll them in bar etc.

    • Tueksta

      I want the bookmark bar. I never use the bookmarks or the stash.

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        You got it in this release.

        • Tueksta

          You missed the context of my post. It was a counterargument against Simon, who was saying that nobody wants that.

      • Luap

        Then you’d be one of the 1%

    • L33t4opera

      Till the time, before the “Bookmark Manager” will be implemented natively in the Opera, one can try to use the “Transmute” for Windows, which allows you to import bookmarks to the new Opera from other browsers. In addition to it, you can also install the “Tidy Bookmarks”, Opera’s extension, which allows you manage your bookmarks in simple, and easy way, and when you install it, then you can simply disable the “Bookmarks Bar”, to save a bit precious vertical space. http://forums.opera.com/discussion/comment/15168270#Comment_15168270

    • Miskkie

      Indeed. Bookmarks already Opera, really stop working on anything else and get it done.

      Can’t wait for some dummie come and comment that bookmarks bar IS bookmarks, again.

    • http://www.lalaurette.com.ar/ Sebastián Lalaurette

      Speak for yourself. Not for everyone, and certainly not for me. I *love* the bookmark bar.

    • shadow118

      Not everyone, I have only about 40 bookmarks, so the QAB is just fine for me. Some might need it, some don’t, but don’t speak for everyone

      • Luap

        Wot? ONLY 40 pron sites? I don’t believe ya… I don’t I don’t I don’t ; )

      • Guest

        I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard horror stories of people losing their bookmarks. Everyone from students losing years worth of research work to business professionals losing important links to average uses losing sentimental links. Granted anything important should be backed up numerous ways but that’s not the point here. If you’ve been a computer user for any length of time you understand the importance of bookmarks, even if you yourself don’t use them. They go hand in hand with browsing and given that the world is a wired place this would speak to the majority of users having a great deal of bookmarks and needing a good way to keep them organized.

        Do not be so arrogant as to use a “Speak for yourself” argument about something so commonly used today. It’s utterly idiotic. You can not honestly believe you are in the majority here. I get frustrated when so much today assumes that one has a tablet or cell phone but that doesn’t mean that because I myself do not own one that I truly believe that the vast majority of the first world doesn’t either. That would make me an idiot.

    • guest6768

      157 UPs can’t be wrong… We have widescreen monitors, why do you force us lose vertical space?

      • ahoj1234

        hehe, I’m telling this to them about an year or so… even in “old Opera” I had some good and not that good ideas about vertical/horizontal placing…

        So “thumbs up” but do not expect that it will get better soon… nowadays they have a lot work to do and we can only imagine what priority is that…

        • guest6768

          We don’t need to imagine, we know already what the priorities are. Did you see the new forums? Vertical orientated as well. Like we are using iphones or ipads with touch screen…

      • al_ghul

        heuheue yeah, maybe we should post in capitals so they can read this?;P

      • Tams80

        Didn’t you get the memo? They know what’s best for us.

        Seriously though. I’m fed up enough with Microsoft trying to tell me how to use my computer. I don’t need even more of it. Both sets of developers are condescending and sometimes outright rude in response to criticism. I’ll just tell them this: while I might not know much about the programming side, I and all the other users are just as good at telling good UI design as the UI designers, as we are the ones who have to use it.

        As for the bookmark bar. Don’t complain too much or they might remove it!

        • ajn138

          Sure they would. Remove the bookmark bar and see their users jump to chrome, i guess not.

      • bwat47

        IMO chrome solves this reasonably well with the way its new tab works. By default it has a ‘bookmarks bar’ that only shows on the new tab page (unless you enable the option to show it at all times), and I quite like that approach personally. I don’t like opera’s since you can only have it enabled at all times, but I’d like it if there was an option to only have it show on the speeddial page.

        I’d also like a classic bookmarks menu to be an option as well though, it doesn’t seem like it should be a difficult thing to implement, so it baffles me that chrome and opera don’t have it in 2014.

      • David

        That’s ridiculous. That hardly seems like the logic behind it. If that were the case, why did they completely remove the option of being able to alternatively select having the menu bar horizontally spread across the top of the screen above the tabs. Eg/ File, Edit, Help, About etc. The same way the bookmarks layout is now. In favour of ONLY being able to use the single vertical drop down menu in the top left hand corner.

        Also what happened to the appearance option & the ability to customize, panels & buttons. For example, being able to add a home button next to the reload button. It just seems Opera keeps getting less & less customizable to the individual & generally less appealing. And more & more like the other browsers.

      • David

        For the record though, i have a 50 inch screen connected via the HDMI port. I have plenty of vertical & horizontal space. Not that that’s even the issue here.

    • monkeyfish

      I think the stash will be a lot more useful when you can sync it to your mobile. No need to sync all bookmarks/speed dials (I want different ones anyway), but just to throw a link from one to the other would be great.

    • Kurt

      I agree with Simon, we users should have the option to use a fully-functional bookmarks manager, accessible from the menu bar. I’m glad, though, to have the Bookmarks Bar and, as of this evening, Tidy Bookmarks while I wait for the bookmarks manager that is part of every other browser I have ever used.

    • Matthew M

      Total Agree!!!!
      Still missing the bookmark menu and Opera Link. Its so hard to stay using Opera when it lacks so many necessary features!

    • David

      I came up with a simple solution to the bookmarks menu issue. While its not ideal, it does give you a list of bookmarks like the old bookmarks menu did. Just right click the bookmarks bar, click “Add folder”, name it “Bookmarks & then just drag all your bookmarks into that folder. Now your bookmark bar only has one tidy little folder icon on it & when you click it, you get a drop down list of all your bookmarks like you used to.

      The real issue here is separating Opera Mail from the browser. Why the bloody hell would i want that. The reason i used Opera in the first place is because i didn’t want a separate mail client. I wanted to be able to check my mail within the same application while browsing. That’s what attracted me to Opera, why i started using Opera in the first place & why i stayed with it for over 10 years. While others jumped from Firefox to Chrome.
      Also they need to put Opera link back into the browser. A lot of people rely on that, myself included.
      What the hell were they thinking?

    • https://twitter.com/MrElectrifyer MrElectrifyer

      Damn. Didn’t realize they had dumbed such fundamental feature of a browser…and here I was making plans to switch from Chrome to Opera, not anymore.

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  • http://jirayu.in.th/ Jirayu Yingthawornsuk

    Please, stop use major version number for these very few features. You use chromium doesn’t mean you have to act like chromium.

    This supposed to be Opera 15.5, not Opera 20

    • BK

      As repeated many times, version number is rather technical these days, not a marketing splash backed up with plenty of new features.

      Given your advise we would never come out of 15.x, as we are often going to deliver smaller enhancements on the fast pace these days, that is, as soon they are ready for you to use them.

      • Adonis Lindt

        so you shouldnot then. I expect you to make a big mistake going to chromium, and closing my.opera as opera happened to be the oldest, and european and seems now to have become an American. You closed the European servers I suppose, that is why you couldnot guarantee the privacy of my.opera?

      • Deus Ex Vino

        you cant rename ducks to “platipusbird”, just beacuse you would like to. people are used to certain practice of version number handling. you shouldnt go renegade on it of all things.

        • al_ghul

          numbering can be even now used as a marketing, to connect some new users with really new features. so why not use it clever and smart?

          • Deus Ex Vino

            If numbering is about new features, this one is Opera 3.

      • Tams80

        So what’s wrong with incrementally adding features and when enough have been added calling it a new ‘whole’ version number?

        As it is, I have no way to know anything significant has been added. I don’t have the time to follow this blog all the time and don’t wish to trawl through a full feature list to see if something that will make me switch has been added.

        Unless you’ve not been adding many features and instead are just updating the engine and fixing bugs…

        • Leonardo Gomes

          So what’s wrong with incrementally adding features and when enough have been added calling it a new ‘whole’ version number?

          And how they would define “enough”?

          Every new version of Opera has, at least, one new feature and it can be considered enough by many people, including me.

          • Tams80

            Subjectively; just like every company that develops products with version numbering.

    • Nekomajin42

      Can we just go on? It is just a number. It does not represent anything.

    • Heimen Stoffels

      Act like Chromium? You mean act like Chromium *and* Firefox? Everyone’s obsessed with major version numbers these days. Thanks a lot, Google. /sarcasm

  • http://www.joshuagranick.com Joshua Granick

    Thanks guys!

  • Stanislav Stratil

    No advanced and editable shortcuts/mouse gestures, no editable search providers (i mean changing order and just better freedom with them), no more than 10 search providers in search bar dropdown… that last is really bad, because i still must go to website to search for something there… And still must use chrome extension for good scrolling experience, but whatever…
    So, nothing new for me…

    But, thank you that you are at least working on this browser, I hope these features will come someday.

    • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

      You can’t see them in the address field drop-down but you can use their keywords.

      • Stanislav Stratil

        Yea, and thats that problem, Im not using keywords, because I have many different search providers. If I could choose, I shouldnt even bother to type keyword for every search engine… I still dont get why I MUST to write keyword for them when creating new search providers, but I dont mind it at all… Im just not accustomed to use keywords. What I really need is more of them in dropdown, and able to change their ordering and icons. – simple extension for firefox can do this…

    • Primorsky .

      +
      - No customizable GUI = no personalization
      - No skins support
      - No editable toolbar/menu configurations
      - No site preferences
      - No fast caching
      - No opera:config with a tonns of useful options
      - No menu bar
      - No custom buttons
      - No system resources efficiency
      - …No bookmarks manager
      - No, no, no…

      • http://mikanoshi.name/ Mikanoshi Kimemoshito

        No tab stacking! Maybe I’m the only one who opens 100-150 pages at the same time… Chropera is simply unusable with such number of tabs in ONE row…

        • Primorsky .

          >Maybe I’m the only one who opens 100-150 pages at the same time

          You are not alone. Me too! Opera’s “Windows” sidebar panel helps to navigate through many tabs. Sidebars in Chropera are simply missing.

          • rufu2

            Yes, agree 100%.

        • rufu2

          I have a lot of tabs open and stacked in old O12, but if I were to start BlinkO more, I think I would put a lot of them into “Stash”. Because many of these tabs are “read this later” tabs for me, and Stash would probably be fine for that. (maybe it could need a stash-stacking or grouping feature…)
          Still, tab stacking is useful and I want it back, too! More options to the people :)

          …that said, they said “tab features” are what they are working on for O21. So maybe something will be coming up!

  • Евгений Воробьёв

    where is the promised Dragonfly? stay on opera 12.6 due Dragonfly :(

  • Philip

    The link to the full changelog does not show the full changelog.

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      It does show the full changelog from Opera 19 to 20. (Stable-to-stable.)

      • Philip

        Okay, I misunderstood, sorry. But the “blogpost” link on the most recent entry doesn’t work.

        • bruce lawson

          fixed it; apologies

  • Darklink88

    Opera 22 developer NOW :)

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      Hehe. I want it now, too, but we need to wait some time. Don’t worry. I think that new Developer will be officially supported on Linux :)

    • BK

      Since we experience delay with O21, O22 will be also bit delayed. More updates will be delivered separately.

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        But in the mean time, you will move 21 to Next?

  • esplana28

    I like the smaller speed dial.. I hope they would also include options to change the image for the speed dial.. facebook, twitter, google has nice and clean speed dial but how about the other websites?
    I also want proper bookmarks not stash.. I find it not so helpful..

    • Tomáš Pavlík

      What i miss the the most of all is transparent background WITHOUT speed dial. :D

  • L33t4opera

    Congrats in regard to the release of the Opera 20, thanks for the hard work, and wish you good luck in the further Opera’s development :-)

  • hs

    The single reason I am still staying with Opera 12 is the non-availability of Opera Link since v15.
    Seriously – I synced my passwords; my bookmarks; and my notes. And I need each of these features daily. I dabbled with later stable releases and found them useless. Just saying…

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      opera://flags

      Currently stash, speed dial and search engines are synchronized. Bookmarks, notes and other things will be later :)

      • hs

        “Bookmarks, notes and other things will be later”

        Well, that’s the problem right there for me… ;-)

        • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

          It’s a small problem for me too, but I wait patiently :)

        • Thomas Henry

          I use Xmarks Sync to sync bookmarks & Dashlane for passwords then Tidy Bookmarks has a menu. Sorry for my English.

          • al_ghul

            or vBookmarks

      • oic

        try linknotes from chrome extension for notes
        and lastpass for passwords (this could do notes as well but it doesn’t feel like old opera notes like linknotes does)

      • Peter Hevesi

        “Currently stash, speed dial and search engines are synchronized. ”
        Really???
        How can I sync my speed dial??
        If I open Opera sync, and go to Speed dial, I see only empty page, with none of my speed dial synced… And I can’t sync them, cause there is no button to do so, just a blank page… Please tell me, how can I do it, thanks :)

        • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

          Enable opera://flags/#sync – > restart Chropera -> O -> Synchronization -> Choose account -> When choose Facebook or Twitter or Google account you need to accept information -> You now have the Sync enabled :)

          • Peter Hevesi

            Hmmm, it said, that severs are currently unavailable, and it will try later :) Well I hope, it will work later :D

            Still you can’t say that stash, speed dial and search engines are synchronized, when it is available only for testers :D I want it to be officially working for everyone.. I was just lucky to see your post, otherwise I would’t know about it… And there are many features brought to Opera since 15, but one of the most important is still not… What a strange priority… Seriously !!!!!!!!

      • Leonardo Gomes

        Notes are not available on Opera Blink and probably never will be, so i think notes will not be available on Sync.

  • pytajnik

    okay, installed after a year… it’s so sad, nothing works, no opera link, no real bookmarks bar, no notes, this browser is dead.

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      It’s simple. You need to wait :)

      • marinespl

        At this pace I’ll be dead until they implement fundamental features.

    • Tueksta

      sad story. I’ve been using Opera since finding a 30day trial on a magazine-CD, and I don’t want to switch to something else.

  • oic

    Can we drag and drop bookmark folders to bookmark bar and speedial and so forth feature

    • bruce lawson

      No, not at the moment.

  • Sebastiano Pilla

    Any chance to have someday a proper menu bar, rather than a Chrome-style single menu?

    • bruce lawson

      Out of interest, why?

      • Nekomajin42

        Do you plan some kind of toolbar API? With such a potential, some of the missing features (like menu bar and static statusbar) would be available via extensions.

      • Cqoicebordel

        You have one less step to access any submenu.
        And you can go there faster with some alt+… shortcut.
        Also, for someone with spatial memory, it’s much easier to find the right submenu in a menu bar than in lots of submenu.

        • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

          I’d like to know what items are you accessing so much from the menu? And every day?? How many times a day?

          The keyboard shortcuts for the items (Ctrl+J, Ctrl+H, Alt+P or Ctrl+F12, etc) are much more useful.

          There aren’t even enough items to add to constitute a cascading menu. And no, no one uses Edit -> Copy.

          • Cqoicebordel

            My answer will be based on chromium, because I’m on Linux.
            With the menu bar, I launch the task manager directly in the menu tools. I can see directly what tabs were closed, and reopen one, even if that’s not the last tab closed. I can open the developper tools, the print menu, the preferences, tweak the zoom…

            And yes, the keyboard shortcuts are good, but when my only valid hand is on the mouse, it’s painful to have systematically to let it go to perform the shortcut. And it’s also painful to search through lots of submenus.

            It might be silly to you, but it’s a real time saver and frustration saver.
            And I don’t even ask it to be by default.

      • Sebastiano Pilla

        I should have phrased it better, I want the option of having a menu bar instead of the Chrome-style menu.

        A menu bar is easier to use than cascaded sub-menus because is more forgiving of bad or simply imprecise mouse movements. It also fits better some workflows (such as mine): I’m faster at reading left-to-right than top-to-bottom and so with a menu bar I’m quicker to get to the command I need.

        • bruce lawson

          thanks for explaining. The use-case is really vital to us when evaluating feedback.

          • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

            The use case he described is invalid IMO nonetheless.
            A menu bar is by far the most useless thing you’d implement.

          • Emanuele

            I don’t use menu bar anymore too, but I want to point that your answer can be translated as:
            “I don’t use it so it’s useless for everyone”
            If someone is asking for it maybe, maybe, just maybe, it isn’t so useless, don’t you think so?

          • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

            No.

    • escruting

      Yeah i’d like that too. Firefox, IE and old Opera have this option.

  • Thomas Henry

    Always this problem :

    MozPri BK • 4 days ago

    Watch a youtube video. Then open a new tab and open any page from a speed dial. Before the page loads youtube video briefly appears.
    I’m using win7 32bit and flash player 12.2

    And please add a bookmark side pannel (like older Opera & Firefox).

  • http://www.operaturkiye.net/ Mağruf Çolakoğlu

    Thanks for update. It works nice till now.

  • scam

    Great list of imrovements (sarcasm)! Are you kidding us? Theme, playing with bormakr/speeddial dragging, ctrl-q improvement, more menu items… Switched to yandex browser.

    • rothom

      seems that yandex will release a Linux version, too.

  • Nekomajin42

    Open Stash from new page: 2 clicks.
    Open Stash from O-menu: 2 clicks.
    What an improvement…
    Really, it’s just a waste of space. One of the dumbest idea since you switched to Chromium.

    Anyway, if we talk about menus. Can you add a few icons to the context menus? If I click on a link, there are 5 menu items below each other with no icons, and the separator is much lighter than in O12, so it’s hard to find the desired option. There is no need to add an icon to every item, but a few would be good to guide the eye.

    • bruce lawson

      Thanks for the suggestion.

      • Nekomajin42

        Thanks for the correct anwser.

    • Stanislav Stratil

      Good point about these clicks. :D But I solved it, looks:
      You can press ctrl+t and then click on stash, but NOW, you can just press alt! And thats easier! lol

    • al_ghul

      it’s strange trend in some browsers/OSs to annihilate icons from menus/context menus…people are firstly LOOKERS, where is an ergonomy? was there even any lectures of it? o tempora, o mores!;) yyeah, yeah, I’m feeling so old…

    • icetom

      i was gonna post that too. useless idea.

  • Carlos Henrique

    I think you’re still missing freedom to choose default search engine, the download manager that do not close during a download if Opera is closed and stacking of Windows

  • Pesala

    Please give us the option to Hide Stash and Discover completely, then we don’t need to clutter the menu with useless items, and we don’t need any buttons on the speed dial either.

    Otherwise, use buttons on speed dial to select useful things like Settings, Extensions, Downloads, History, etc.

    I won’t ever upgrade unless I can customise the GUI to hide stuff that I never use.

  • Deus Ex Vino

    as most people today have widescreen displays, it is obviously “smart choice” of you, to waste some vertical space with the bookmarkbar, no one ver used even before.
    i have 2 questions:
    1)do we have to expect ANY reaction to community feedback, or will OperaBrowser be effictively dead by christmas?
    2)ok – you start fresh, why do you stick to old, somewhat inefficient design patterns? do something e.g. for the widescreen-users. something really usefull and nice looking – tab bar on the side was *almost* it.

    • al_ghul

      yeah yeah yeah, so many voices like that there. what a strange direction they make with these questionable “innovations”

      • Deus Ex Vino

        i feel, like someone is filtering feedback for the CEOs (or whoever has the power) to please them. opera browser will not last for long this way.

        • al_ghul

          or they have really that strange direction, but for what they use opera name? to connect old users, so CONVINCE them effective!

        • bruce lawson

          Nope; I collect the most useful feedback (eg, that with a use-case: “this is a problem I have that needs solving” rather than “Useless without [feature X]!”) and take it to our weekly product management meeting.

          Our CEO reads these pages too, from time-to-time.

          • Emanuele

            OK, good to know, so I can speak to him:

            Dear CEO, thanks for the destruction of the best internet experience created by a real CEO named Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner … you had done the worst work I’ve ever seen in my life, but yes, you gained zillions of dollars so who cares?

          • Stve

            Will there be a bookmarks manager hopefully sometime this year or not ?
            Why not give us a keyboard shortcut to toggle the bookmark bar, I dislike having it on all the time but I hate having to dive into settings to toggle it even more.

          • Leonardo Gomes
          • Deus Ex Vino

            I suspected Opera has QA – but my question was about “broad” community feedback. After all – you want bigger market share – wouldn’t it be helpfull to take wishes of users – especially including feature requests?
            You might be able to create perfect software no one wants to use otherwise.
            Perfectly engineered wrench for non-existing nut-sizes might not be best idea after all.

          • Tams80

            Surely “Useless without [feature X]!” is just a more strongly worded “this is a problem I have that needs solving”?

            So you’re ignoring the more vocal users? If we’re going down that route here are some problems that need solving that affect me all the time I use the Chromium based Opera:

            - Too much use of vertical screen real estate
            - Poor ability to handle multiple tabs
            - Poor synchronization between computers
            - Poor extensions for notetaking
            - Limited ability to save website links
            - Too many processes in the task manager
            - The UI isn’t very customisable

            I’m sure there are some I can’t think of right now.

            Please don’t think of yourselves to highly. Your solutions may not be better than what the community comes up with.

    • bruce lawson

      “do we have to expect ANY reaction to community feedback” – we read everything.

      “waste some vertical space with the bookmarkbar” Please go to O Menhu > Settings > user Interface and uncheck “show bookmark bar” and Hey (er) Presto! it’s gone.

      • Nekomajin42

        And what to use instead? There is still no keyword support. Speed dial is limited to one-level folders. There is no way to search. The extension are mostly imperfect. Tiny Bookmarks is almost good, but its viewport is limited to a small popup bubble.
        So, what’s the solution?

      • Deus Ex Vino

        I do realize we can stop wasting vertical space, you think it might also be possible to use horizontal in a new, creative way? opera Browser was the first in so many things – maybe it could revolutionize layout once more (after invention of tabs and speeddial)

      • al_ghul

        and maybe something less time consuming? this is only for occasional disabling…

  • TomEk

    Dear Opera!

    I used you truly for the last 15 years. I really liked you. Unfortunately, I am a Linux user and the old version does not work properly on multiple pages.

    I must leave you. It is not easy but if you do not want to be with me what can I do?
    Will I come back? I do not know?
    Maybe I will meet someone more attractive. Although I do not know if anyone do something better than your built-in mail client.

    The way how you change now is only make up. I want to work with you and not only admire your beautiful colours.
    Maybe we’ll meet again. Now everything is on your side.

    Goodbye

    • rufu2

      :,-( Sniff… Honk… Sorry, you made me cry…

      But seriously, there is a glimmer of light at the dark horizon for you and other Linux users. BK has said in http://blogs.opera.com/desktop/2014/02/opera-21-today/#comment-1256495634 that they are working on a Linux release now, so maybe there will be a O21 on Linux, or at least an O22.

      The mail client is gone forever, alas.

      Unless someone decides otherwise in two years or so.

      • Leonardo Gomes

        The mail client is gone forever, alas.

        It’s still there.

  • Tueksta

    Where is the trash?

    • Hernan

      exact… where is? put the little button again in the tab bar to easy acces to the trash…

    • opera4ever

      Since may 2013 it’s located in C:Program Files (x86)Opera

    • Leonardo Gomes

      What trash?

      • Tueksta

        for closed tabs. it disappeared with the update from 19

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Opera Blink never had it.
          I have against that “button” but, imho, it’s kinda unnecessary as most people don’t use it on a regular basis.

          • Emanuele

            are you serious? … It’s probably the second (after bookmarks) most wanted and requested feature here from the beginning of ChrOpera … how you can say something like “most people don’t use it on a regular basis” is really behind my mind O_o

          • Stve

            Just use Ctrl H to open history.
            What I miss most is Notes followed by the bookmark manager.

          • Emanuele

            Just use an extension to store notes or manage bookmarks…

            How does it sound to you? Because I hate non-sense replies like your and I suppose that mine is in the same way

          • Stve

            A keyboard shortcut is very quick what is your problem with History to access your closed tabs ?
            Opera Notes in 12 had a mouse context entry ,key board shortcut & double clicking a note header served as a bookmark opening the page the note was taken from , Notes were search-able & Synchronized.
            The Extensions to replace Notes & Bookmarks so far are a poor substitute.

          • Emanuele

            So it is the shortcut you posted above… I can use it, but it’s a lot less convenient than the old button… the same for notes, I can use them with an extension but they’re a poor substitute too.

          • Stve

            Another shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T opens the last closed tab in a new tab it used to be Ctrl Z in Opera 12.

          • al_ghul

            yes and u cannot see previous page, but new tab…it’s better to have small menu because u often do not want see details of history, only entries of last pages – icons, name or some part of link address.there is no need to see all history and read it from memory…

          • Stve

            History always has the last closed pages at the top thats where you look, if you start from the bottom & work upwards to find the last closed page you are doing it wrong.

          • al_ghul

            yes, I agree, I meant that I want to see rather last pages closed in the session than all history from e.g. two weeks or month and so forth.that’s faster and logical – we do not remember precisely such pages from the month and later. for this we have history.I mean this list which IS in O-menu>last closed can be only session history to get back to some which we read short time ago. and it is, but acces to it is worse than I think it should.

          • Emanuele

            I didn’t understand you message, sorry

          • al_ghul

            I mean that menu of last closed pages in sessions works more efficient than history which is reading slower and opens in new tab, which occlude entirely the last seen page. and menu position of last closed tabs takes to much mouse move/time than direct button with last closed tabs (old trash). reading all history from memory is not efficient when we need only have acces to recently closed tabs in session. all I mean is that more efficient/ergonomic is old opera trash button, close to the right corner, which is the most often position of cursor when we open and work with a lot of tabs/multiple pages simultanously.

          • Emanuele

            Ok, now it’s more clear :) … I totally agree

          • al_ghul

            well shortcut yes, but opening and reading history entries takes some time…so it’s not so fast as u think. and extensions also are slower to open and then click…TIME here is crucial factor. so native handling history, not additional feature like extension or history which indeed is native, but slow

          • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

            I will practice this, you may be right. Hopefully I get used to it, just never been a big “history” user. Besides it provides ALL the closed tabs, not just the latest session.

            I think you just changed a lot the way I’m gonna use this browser.

          • Stve

            History is much better In Opera 15+ you now get the time you closed the tab alongside every entry makes it very easy to find what you want.

          • Emanuele

            In O15+ History isn’t even able to update itself without closing/reopening the tab or manually refreshing it, you can’t select multiple links, you can’t open it in a panel to easily browse through it, you can’t sort it by site, you can’t search in the full content of the page…

            If you don’t know how much power Opera Presto had, please don’t compare anything to it

          • Stve

            I open History to access it & restore a closed page why would I want to keep it open. If I want an up to date history I open it.

            Opera 12 history was better at selecting specific pages to delete them while leaving the rest intact it could be useful occasionally.

            I can’t open it in a panel I get the whole page why is browsing easier in a panel ?

            Sorting by time & site never worked for me all those folders slowed me down I always had Opera 12 set to By Time Visited & searched for a site.
            Been using Opera since 2000 when it became free with the adds.

          • Emanuele

            Well, you’ve very simple and basic needs and workflow, it isn’t a problem, but you can’t say something like “History is much better In Opera 15+” because I proved you how Opera 12 is much more powerful

          • Stve

            I can assure you that you have not proved anything to me.
            Possibly you have proved it to others.
            http://logic.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/main.htm

          • Emanuele

            ok, no problem… I think I can survive even if you didn’t accept the reality :)

          • al_ghul

            no, history must be recalled and this take some time. menu is quicker and acces to it should be extremely quick – that’s why there is a need to have direct button, not menu-click-click option

          • Stve

            You must be a wizard with a mouse it takes me approx 3 seconds if I use the menu , using Ctrl H shortcut takes about 0.5 second.

          • al_ghul

            simply: the most readed page is the most often on the most right tab – it’s first, second if I use ctrl H, it evidently shows up slower than in menu (~2,5sec for me – 22 tabs oopen) AND opens new tab which is not so good if u are work with page reading it or searching for smth. these are of course small things, but these things make something more or less ergonomic.

          • Leonardo Gomes

            First, we are a minority here, so a feature being requested here doesn’t mean necessarily that most users will use it.
            Also, i really don’t get why the majority of users would need to recover a closed tab on a regular basis.

          • Emanuele

            If you (or I) get it or not, this is not important. The fast fact is that the closed tabs button in tabbar is one of the main requested feature, so you can say that you don’t want it but not that people don’t use it. Unless you don’t want cheat on this

          • al_ghul

            there should be a button directly seen, not to click click and click it from O-menu, because of it’s really often use.

          • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

            You’re right about Opera Blink.

            But it was a much appreciated function, I used it a lot. Same as the status bar and all the functions attached to it, which were many.

  • Gogich

    Hi, guys. I like it. Do not listen anyone who says that its a wrong browser or its a wrong idea. I think that its the best browser. Maybe it has some deficiencies, but in the future it will be perfect. It would be great if you make the ability to sync of themes and extensions. Also I miss the ability to customise size of speed dial icons (not only number of columns). :)

    • senna_4ever

      sorry but it’s annoying me a browser that doesn’t import bookmarks from other browsers for example. This is a fail to get new users

      • Gogich

        Did you take part in development process of a large application? Its not so easy to do anything that you want imminently. I think that developers and managers see that you want it, but your annoying not helps you and them to do it faster.

        • Nekomajin42

          Imminently?
          The first Next was out almost a year ago. That was the date when users first asked for a native bookmark manager.

          • Gogich

            I agree, its too long. But, for example, I do not need bookmark manager. I think that its not a performance problem – its priority problem.

      • al_ghul

        and old too…

      • L33t4opera

        Hi Senna4ever, you can try my workaround, until the time before a full-featured bookmark manager, will be implemented natively in the Opera.

  • Cqoicebordel

    Am I the only one thinking the fast pace release cycle is wrong ?
    As user, we want big things, big evolutions that the fast pace can’t allow. So you have to feed us “More menu items” as a bullet point. (Really ?)
    For you, as developpers, you can’t have the luxury of time to polish a brand new functionnality before showing it to us. Everything is rushed. And you don’t have good feedback from users, and you feel frustrated.
    Yes fast pace cycle mean more publicity, more coverage, but don’t kid yourself, it’s mainly bad coverage.

    Anyway, I think it’s time to rethink this fast pace cycle…

    • Nekomajin42

      I don’t think it has anything to do with the release cycle.
      The old strategy was to wrap features into packages, and release a new major version (like 12.0 or 12.1), when the whole package is ready.
      Now they release a new version about every two month, and give us the features that are already ready to use, instead of keep us waiting untill the whole package is ready.
      Why should we wait for (for example) the speed dial item resize feature until they are done with (for example) the Aura integration?

      • oic

        the old release cycle would release more features in those 2 months than this fast release cycle in a year

        • Nekomajin42

          How do you know?

    • xen

      The webkit Opera is not a feature-complete browser yet. Until it is, a fast cycle is a necessity.

    • icetom

      the only thing they rush is version numbers, not new functions.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Well, you may want big changes but lots of users don’t want it. Most people don’t link big changes, they would prefer that things evolve in small steps so they can deal with those changes more easily and have time to get used to them.

      And the fast release cycle doesn’t change anything regarding the development of features. They will only be enabled on Stable releases if they are considered stable enough for it.
      And those features will not have to wait a long time to be shown to the public as well bugfixes that are already ready.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      In the past you received tons of new things, after eternities waiting. And sometimes they focused ALL of the efforts into the new version you ended up using the same thing for 4 or 6 months without even the slightest securiy/stability revision, and it wasn’t seldom nor pleasant.

      Besides the so promised new features not always were what you expected, or even what they expected (Unite).

      Some problems were never solved, Presto was horribly unstable and incompatible and it went to the tomb like that.

      The built-in mail client I praised and supported so much myself, I had to ditch it at the end because it duplicated contacts or twisted my mail addresses with other characters, besides having difficulties to properly send some mails.

      • Cqoicebordel

        I think there are ups and downs for both approach. But I disagree with your point of view :
        For me, Unite was a big thing. Something that could change the way people looked at the Internet. And I used it a lot.
        And I disagree on the security issue, we always had XX.Xa release for that. The same thing for Presto : for a long time, Presto was ahead in speed and functionnality.

        My point was that it seems that the only feedback they have is bad, and I think it’s because of the release cycle. Bad feedback means angry developpers, and angry (but caring) users. And I think that it’s not a good thing.

  • Tüütlüm Ohaya

    Thanks for the smaller size thumbnails. Now we need that speed dial fields can display website’s logo.

    And please fix the issues with Youtube, Opera is always the only Browser with massive Youtube problems.

    I can’t start some videos and the search field is occluded in Opera.

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      YouTube is working fine in Chropera :)

  • xen

    So, making it possible to change the page encoding is now considered an “experiment” disabled by default…

  • justSQL

    Sorry for bothering you with this question once again, i know it’s not really a question related directly to Opera but for Chromium since your devs know a lot about Chromium: When i have chosen text in Opera to be as UTF-8 (default was some weird European standard) through the options page, now my text does display as UTF-8, but does this affect links too?

    By links i mean text links, those which have the i believe blue color, i can’t remember, you know what i’m talking about :p I would really need to know that, the Chromium support isn’t quite that friendly to give me an answer to this question. Asking again here since you ignored me the first time i asked this. By the way this version feels great :)

    • bruce lawson

      UTF-8 is a system of encoding characters so that all languages and scripts can be sent in web pages, eg Hebrew, Thai, Tamil, Chinese etc. It shouldn’t affect your links.

      • justSQL

        Yes, UTF-8 supports much more large amount of characters, and turning it on fixed a couple issues for me appearing on a webpage, the database is using UTF-8 and so is the page (made sure with the meta-tag) so the problem is client-side. Turning UTF-8 on fixed normal characters but linked characters are still broken. That’s all i know about this situation, you know more about that but it should affect links if it affects normal text, seems kinda weird. I don’t think there’s anything else that could possibly create this issue, Chrome has it too.

        But yeah, thanks for the answer :)

  • szawe

    >new opera blog post
    >ow opera 20, maybe they added new cool features I’ve been missing so much I switched to chrome
    >lel nope nope

    what was I even thinking

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      Then you should follow the Developer blog posts instead.

  • justSQL
    • bruce lawson

      It was an earlier title for this blog post; they changed the name so that URL is 404.

      • justSQL

        The changelog uses that link, you might want to fix that :)

        • bruce lawson

          Oops – thanks!

  • http://www.stylomart.com/ Online Dress

    I musy say a complete services for desktop browser

  • vanessa

    I really miss the old Opera… but this isn’t possible… so I need the bookmarks and Opera Link at least… it’s amazing how something so good that could be improved now is dead… lack of creativity? lack of perspective? laziness? Seriously, I don’t know what it is… but I feel by the engineers of the Opera.

  • The Captain

    A few things I miss:

    - bookmark manager
    - bookmark sync
    - drag url to desktop
    - ask before closing the browser

    Bringing those back will be much appreciated ;)

    • Nekomajin42

      I’ve asked a few times before about the confirm exit feature, but there was no answer. It already exists in Mac with command+Q, so I don’t see why they can’t implement it to the close button too.

  • Alejandro Ramirez

    I want sync my bookmarks and history

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      Not at this time, no.

  • marinespl

    Still useless.

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      So is your comment, to be honest.

      • opera4ever

        Apparently all comments are useless since you guys never listen our suggestions.

        • justSQL

          Calling a product ”useless” without telling how to improve.

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Listen to suggestions doesn’t mean implementing them and doesn’t mean implementing them right now, if the case.

        • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

          Not all discussions take place in public.

        • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

          Your constant whinning you mean, and the fact that you don’t seem to understand any explanation or simply pretend none was ever provided.

      • marinespl

        Thanks for your time to reply. Opera won’t do anything more if everyone would praise them. ;)

    • Leonardo Gomes

      If after eight months of the release of Opera Blink you still think it’s an useless product for you, what are you still doing here?
      I think that you had enough time to find another product that better fits your needs.

      • marinespl

        Been using Chrome since then. Got here by reddit. I have hope for something to change all the time. ;)

        • Leonardo Gomes

          So keep using it and be happy. There is no need to come here and waist your and our time posting those useless (trollish) comments.

          • marinespl

            It is. Otherwise Opera won’t change. I’m investing the time for the better Opera. ;)

  • romath

    Hostile takeover: this version overwrote my settings from the last Next.
    - No home page or obvious place to set it or icon to get it
    - Speed Dial advanced settings at max columns=6 now returns five with fairly large icons, even though all SD boxes are unchecked. Previously, I had small icons.

    Plus, all-grey theme background is still noticeably lighter than what shows on the theme choice page, same as when themes introduced with Opera 15. Previously filed bug report about it.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      It’s a Stable version/build, it willl not use you Next and/or Developer profiles.

      If you enable sync, you’ll be able to recover your Speed Dials, Stashes and Custom Searches from now on.

      • romath

        If Opera is advertising Speed Dial configuration as part of the package, and putting in a number of columns option, then why is actually using it hidden behind a code, and one that can only be found by meticulously searching through the changelogs of previous versions?

        • Leonardo Gomes

          I guess because it’s considered a power user setting and not something that should be easily found by the average user.

  • romath

    Yahoo home page has “apps” down the right side, but the Remove button still doesn’t work with Opera 20. Opera 12.16, FF27 and IE11 properly shows them removed (there’s a “Restore 9 apps” box).

    • Nekomajin42

      Go to the settings, take the focus out of the search field, type the konami code, hide the Google box.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konami_code

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        And after that make a back-up of your profile, you won’t ever will have to do the trick again.

  • Magnus

    Adblock Plus doesn’t work with Opera 20 correctly!!!
    Worked fine with 19.

    • Magnus

      To be more exact, everything that is loaded in the background tabs, not the one what is visible, the adblock filters are not working!

      So if there are malicious pop-ups in the background you are just used to opening things in background tabs, all the crap gets loaded.

      Ironically the Discus doesn’t work when “Block third-party cookies and site data” is ticked also, but that might be a disqus problem, either way they should fix it or Opera shouldn’t use it to comment.

    • Ice007

      AB+ is anyway “Mafia” association. If you inform yourself you’ll find out that they let through advertising from anyone willing to pay them “protection money”.

      My tip: Change to AB WITHOUT plus.

      • Magnus

        Yeah, but the Adblock (without plus) has the same bug/problem. Or maybe it’s Opera’s bug. Either way it worked in 19.x.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      Uninstall and install the regular AdBlock, works better and even blocks more ads, besides giving you the option to right click anything and block it.

      The other should be called AdBlock Minus.

  • Chas4

    Clicktoplay is not working on http://www.tout.com/m/l6ot3l?ref=twr9p57l (flash player content)

    Is there a changelog of fixes since last 19 update (stable to stable)?

    • Magnus

      It is working, just the page owner is overlaying some crap over the flash content, you can’t click the element itself.

      But then again, Opera should give click-to-play the highest priority in index…

      • Chas4

        Strange it lost my last comment

        Safari clickto play and a clicktoplay extension work fine

        Vine & Instagram do similar thing, I have to view source to watch the videos

        • Magnus

          If you are using adblock any sort and want click to play to work on this specific site, you have to block following class: “.video-js-overlay”… click to play works fine one sites such as youtube etc.

          But as I said earlier, Opera should give click to play highest priority or notify users somehow to run plugin(s), other elements shouldn’t be on top of them.

          • Chas4

            No adblock here, using the click to play to block the crashy flash player (stability issue) from auto loading

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Confirmed the click to play issue on that page.

  • cristianer

    Yes please. Give us a bookmark menu.

  • Hernan

    I want the closed tab icon again in the tab bar…

  • https://myspace.com/bluezzbastardzz Hans-Jürgen Bardenhagen

    New version seems to forget the login status on all websites when closing the browser, so I have to login again everywhere. The login data is still there though, so it’s only a bit annoying, but nevertheless unnecessary. My settings for clearing the cache after closing the browser only include the cache and the browser and download history since installation, not the cookies, passwords or autofill forms.

  • eXzentrik

    Last time I checked the new Opera, it was version 15 oder 16. Compared to them, Opera 20 has made great progress. I hope that some still missing features will return soon, such as the possibility to open a new empty tab by middle or double clicking on the tab bar. In addition to that, it would be great to see an option to set a custom search engine like Startpage.com as the default search engine.

  • http://mustafahasturk.com Mustafa Hastürk

    Lots of polish.

  • Chas4

    Many https pages are being shown as insecure (in 19 they were shown as a green lock)

    • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

      Confirmed. Looks like it’s a not fixed bug.

      • SteveWithAQ

        WHAT!? You’ve released a major version with broken certificate validation!?

        This is the last straw for me. I’ve been an Opera user for 20 (YES TWENTY — I remember when it came on a bootable floppy disk with QNX) years, but I’ve been stuck with an outdated browser for almost a year now because you morons have been playing with flashy features rather than seriously porting the awesome, actually useful, functionality you’d built up over two decades.

        I was actually very pleased when you announced you’d be using Chrome’s rendering engine, because I thought that meant you’d be focusing on the UI you had developed so well. Instead you just threw everything away.

        Still, I kept coming back here over the past year in the hopes that you’d reached a usable level of functionality.

        No more. Time for me to get a usable modern browser.

  • http://opindian.com/blog/ ahpatel

    Will HiDPI make its way back into a release in the next few weeks?

    • Chas4

      It is in testing based on the Opera Experiments page

  • cointelanalyst

    if you want people to use OPERA………….then PLEASE………..have IMPORT BOOKMARKS!!! some of us have thousands of bookmarks. IE, Firefox & Chrome ALL have bookmark imports!! WTF is wrong with you guys that you refuse to add this option?! grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    • cointelanalyst

      ETA….I am STILL having to use other browsers in order to access my bookmarks. what a f’d up way of having to do things!!!

    • Pesala

      They don’t refuse to bring back a bookmark manager, import/export, but they have other priorities at the moment.

      http://blogs.opera.com/desktop/2014/02/opera-21-today/#comment-1256495634

      You can already import bookmarks for Opera 12 or from Chrome.

      • oic

        The thought that they didn’t think its a priority makes it a stupid decision. They’re making it difficult for new users to migrate to opera and simply relying of tech savy old opera users. Import/export feature is the no.1 priority of attracting new users.

        I still remember the old days when I was still using internet explorer/netscape and back then opera knew how important it was to attract ie/netscape users

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Well, time flows and things change: what were important in the past, nowadays don’t have such importance.

          • Emanuele

            yes, care about making life easy for your potential users is soooooooo old….

    • ryofurue

      Yes. I’m now in exile in the Firefox land and waiting to return to the Opera land. But, to do so, I will need to import my bookmarks and keyword searches from Firefox to Opera. I’m just waiting.

  • Lubos Capcara

    What i want:
    - bookmarks and bookmark manager
    - trash button with closed tabs
    - option to open file right after download
    - option to open files after download in specific application (for example .torrent files in utorrent)
    - option to disable all bull***t at speeddial except speeddial links
    I dont need giant google search bar when i can search from adress bar. I dont need favourites… i need bookmarks, I dont need discovery and i dont need empty “+” button. Its only waste of space.

    • Wolf-2

      At least: I have no google search bar anymore. It is removable (but I forgot how). ;-)
      And you are worrying about the small “+” buttons?

      • Lubos Capcara

        yeah i know its possible to remove it but its not implemented option.
        No… i mean “+” speed dial button to add new bookmark or whatever its called :)

        • rafaeljvieira

          To remove the Google Search bar, go to opera://settings and insert the Konami Code (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konami_Code). It will make Power User Settings available to you. Then, tick the “Hide the search box in Speed Dial” option.

          • wiltbloococo

            Needs…tons…more…upvotes

          • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

            Easy, this is not Facebook.

          • Tams80

            That’s all fun and games in games and for activating lights on a Chromebook Pixel; but is downright ridiculous for a browser.

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        Open Opera settings and without cliking on anything type in sequence: up, up, down, down, left, right, left right, BA.

  • opera4ever

    An idea.
    You know how people delete bookmarks names to let icons only on bookmarks bar (for more space) ? Add an option to show icons only (like right click on bookmarks bar > show icons only ). I think that would be pretty cool.

    • al_ghul

      it’s better solution than edit selected bookmark in hands, because it does not interfere bookmark properties

  • Chris

    Smooth scrooling dont work on many Sites. Why?? :-( (

  • Guest

    Any new API supported?

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      For extensions, you mean? or what?

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        Right, a non-programmer shouldn’t care and a real programmer should know.

        These users…

  • LoE

    Using default search engines is still useless! Every language setting in Opera and on my comp is English. Only the location is different. So WhyTH will ‘w’ NOT send me to English wikipedia? This is utter crap!

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      This is based on the computer’s region setting.

      • LoE

        Which is completely stupid!

      • Nekomajin42

        Which is really annoying, btw. I know, third party craps and stuff, but this solution is a pain in the, you know where.

  • jufu

    Hi

    i installed Opera 12 (32bit) and (64Bit), and the bookmarks, session all from the old 32bit version, i have try to renamed the directories but always get the 32bit. It is possible to change to the 64bit version for import?

    sorry for my bad english

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Not possible afaik. Opera Blink will always try to import from your x86 profile.
      What you can do is to backup your x86 Opera profile and then replace its contents with the ones in the x64 one, so Opera will Blink will try to import them.

      • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

        Ekhm… he tells about Opera Presto, not Blink ;)

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Well, it seemed for me that (s)he was talking about importing Presto profile into Blink.

      • Vux777

        x64 presto profile folder have space in name “Opera 64″ (if I remember correctly)
        I think because of that importer always switch to x32 (just named Opera)
        solution is to rename “Opera x64″ to “Operax64″

  • jufu

    Hi

    i installed Opera 12 (32bit) and (64Bit), and the bookmarks, session all from the old 32bit version, i try to renamed the directories but always get the 32bit.
    It is possible to change to the 64bit version for import?

    sorry for my bad english

  • Sach-mo Adams

    but still no integrated mail??????? will have to wait until you put that back on there :( getting sick of the wait as I am getting more accustomed to fire fox every day.

    • https://www.aeyoun.com/ Daniel Aleksandersen

      This is unlikely to return.

      • Piotr Karol Marek Żółtowski

        Can you tell me why Opera Mail will never return to Opera?

        • Pesala

          The standalone email client uses the Presto rendering engine. To integrate it with the browser would require a complete rewrite.

          http://www.opera.com/computer/mail

      • Nekomajin42

        There was an idea of integrating a HTML5 email client (what was its name?) a few days ago. Is that a total no go? Even in a form of extension with the help of the dev team to give it a native(-ish) look?

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      It was officially said it would not return, to be more precise. And it was released as a separate aplication, but it was never updated.

      http://blogs.opera.com/desktop/2013/06/opera-mail/

  • Паша

    Get bookmarks “description” and search back!

    • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

      The similarity of this with Stash which auto-indexes keywords and allow searching for pages stored there is kind of funny.

  • nanana2

    Thanks a lot. Testing…;-)

  • Erwin Hun

    High DPI-settings still not working. Useless for modern laptops. Guess I will have to wait even longer before I can swich back from Chrome.

  • Vux777

    i don’t know why, but when following link from email notifications on Disqus comment (here),
    Opera is not focusing it…
    started with this latest stable
    anyone else experiencing this?

  • Dmitry Dmitriev

    pass manager still doesn’t works on some sites (prior.by). Works perfect on opera 21developer, opera 19.
    ++we need bookmarks menu

  • Galijot

    Nothing new happens again! All the 19 builds have this issue and now 20! Win7 32bit

    • Chas4

      Might have a bad cache file, I have not seen that, does it happen if you disable extensions (one by one)?

      • Galijot

        I did that, but still the same.

        • Chas4

          Does it do it with a different resolution? Or might Flash Player (if it is not a HTML5 video) be out of date

          • Galijot

            Yes, it’s the same. Flash player up to date. In new developer build everything works fine.

    • blackcoder

      What issue exactly? That one where you can see the video for a short time when switching from the tab with the video to another one?

      Nevertheless I have never seen such an issue.

      • Galijot

        Yes, that one. In Opera 18 everything is fine, but in 19 & 20 issue is there.

  • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

    I for one don’t give a penny for a Super or incredible of SpeedDial. And I think more ppl to and I think they could not use it to but not to finish first the bookmarks or at least add 1% work then build up 2% and so one to 100% good bookmark so we don’t have ppl all stressed out from this problem.
    I think you miss smart brains in the team or at least fast thinkers ones. And making others to say same word again and again you are not stressed to ? This features should be in the new chrome engine from day 1. Or at last when you will add this feature it should be a good one that was worth you work for more than 2 years to build only 1 most needed feature or more than 2 years…. pff I wish you find fast thinking brains so you could build more faster and more easy the Old and Best of Opera
    And you could add your old code for Note to chrome like an extension so you could not build a full feature Opera like you old guy say a to much features that is to bad and now him wants you to build again opera for chrome…
    I for one like to make fast moves and I know how to go faster than lighting :)
    Well my time is to precious but worth to try to help. Good Luck for you all. And build build and build and don’t throw you hard work in wain….

    • xen

      Speed dial, the way it is, is one of Opera’s main distinctive features. If you are not interested in using Speed Dial, why are you still using Opera anyway?

      • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

        what distinctive ? All browsers has speed dial but is too useless. I want better features not this useless feature that you find in all broswers or in most. And all users use the browser first for Bookmarks not others useless features..

        • xen

          The speed dial/stash bookmark model is one of the main features that makes the webkit Opera different from Chrome. If you aren’t interested in using it you will be far better off switching to another browser. “The old and Best of Opera” is not returning, from what I’ve seen.

          • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

            Well I say the old Opera will return because if not they will probably go broke like we all see now how bad there are doing by all there new versions.

          • Ralf Brinkmann

            Don’t always say “All poeple”. It’s just you. There are many many people who like the new Opera and are happy with it. This version now is the best Opera we ever had. And it continues to improve.

          • Emanuele

            I don’t know if you read this blog (your comment shows you don’t), but if you just look at this page I’m sure you’ll find “some” other users unhappy with the new Opera… so you did its same error: “my opinion is the one of all other people” …. I’ll not comment your last assertion :P

          • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

            I say “all” because all are complaining or you are probably to blind to not see all there complaining posts on this blog ? And for now I only have seen only 1 happy man that is only you. But could not figure it out why you are so happy about a restarted new less features of Opera…. This puzzles me to much.

  • Chris Busi

    Dear Opera Team,

    there still is a language issue in the german version of the browser (reported that bug weeks ago for opera v19):
    Einstellungen -> Sprachen -> “Benutzeröberfläche”

    It should be “Benutzeroberfläche”.

    Can u fix that?

    Thx for the awesome browser. I like it!

    Greez

    • blackcoder

      Confirmed.

  • taneli

    (Had to copy this post here now. When i was downvoting someone, whose post apparently got deleted, so, couldn’t reply to that)

    How do you even downvote these things as a guest?
    How do you login as a guest?

    I’m getting really annoyed by having to go to settings -> privacy -> turn off “block 3rd party cookies” every damn time i try to comment here.

    On top of that, Disquss can’t even show me new comments in any reasonably readable way, have to go through every comment on the page and read all of them, to see if i’ve seen them before.
    Oh, and yeah, doesn’t even show all of the comments, gotta have a ton of “1 person replied to this” that you have to click on.

    If i keep this page open, i need to constantly scroll up and down to see if there are any replies to any posts, just not cool.

    This Disqus is not working, at all.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Afaik, guest can’t downvote.

      Imho, guest should only be able to see the comments and nothing more.

      • taneli

        Well… apparently they can upvote, so…
        If you look at one of the comments below with some 200+ upvotes (that came in about 1-2 hours), don’t think that should work either then.

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Yep, they can. And i think that they should not be able to to that.

      • ryofurue

        This is off topic, but I don’t like the concept of downvote. When somebody has said what I wanted to say and I have nothing to add, I upvote the comment. But, when I disagree with somebody, I “reply” to it. When I get downvote, I’d like to hear in what way the downvoter’s opinion differs from mine. So, a downvote without a comment is useless.

        Downvotes can be useful only when the comment is unquestionably offensive. In that case, downvotes can serve as an alert to the moderators.

        • Leonardo Gomes

          It’s an interesting point of view.

          Well, i think that up and downvotes can be seen as “i agree with the comment or i like that comment” and/or “i disagree with that comment or i don’t like that comment.”. Or even “this comment is useful” or “this comment is useless”.

          The best way to alter the moderators about offensive comments is to flag them as inappropriate.

          • taneli

            There’s a point there anyway, if anyone can downvote/upvote … you know the internet, many trolls, some make multiple accounts, even bots, to do that.
            And, yeah, as it seemed in the original case, the guy getting hundreds of upvotes from guest accounds within an hour or so… seems a bit fishy.
            And that’ll just bump his comment to top for Disqus’ great “we’ll always show top voted by default” (usually even if you’re logged in and selected “Sort by newest”, it still bugs out many times and just shows top rated).

          • Leonardo Gomes

            The main reason for me to think that guests should not be allowed to vote is that guest votes sometimes sounds like fake votes.

    • cgebhard

      You can add an exception for disqus.com to the cookie-settings. This way you can keep the “block 3rd party cookies” option checked.

  • Sidney Moraes

    Thanks! It is perfect!

  • kik1n

    Dude, How I can import the bookmarks of FF or Chrome?

    • Leonardo Gomes

      I’ve never tested it myself but it seems that you can just copy bookmarks*.* from Chrome profile into Opera’s one.

      • RX-3200

        please do not recommend what you did not try, especially if it does not work

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Well, it works.

        • L33t4opera

          Leonardo tells the truth, in most cases it works, but sometimes, when you try to use the “Bookmarks” file from the Chrome Blink version, which is incompatible with the Blink version in new Opera, then it may not work.

          A small note: one can copy also the “Favicons*” files, which should be visible on the “Bookmarks Bar”, after you copy the files, when you launch the Opera.

    • RX-3200

      you can import them to Opera 12 and reimport to new Opera

    • L33t4opera

      Here, one can find some tips on how to import bookmarks from the Chrome, and from other browsers to the new Opera.

  • Gustavo Agüera

    Mi mail ha desaparecido, no se que sucede y no encuentro la solucion a mi problema. ¿Que sucede?

    • Gustavo Agüera

      a proposito… mi mail es (era) gustavoaaguera@myopera.com

      • Leonardo Gomes

        As informed since last october, My Opera was closed on March 3rd 2014.

  • Stanislav Stratil

    Can someone confirm this problem for me? Opera 20 Stable + SmoothScroll 1.3.0 from chrome webstore, website: http://wallbase.cc and go to some wallpaper page. Image is not displayed for me, it loads that image but disappear after loading.
    But Yandex browser + this same extension is working on that site. So, where should be problem? It was exactly the same with stable 19.

    • blackcoder

      Works fine here. Maybe a problem with an ad-blocker?

      • Stanislav Stratil

        Thank you for checking that, Im using AdGuard, but even if I disable it its the same… but now I know that its some problem on my side, so I will try to figure it out.

  • AndreiV

    I’m having trouble using the “View previous active tab” shortcut. I know the keyboard shortcut is “Ctrl” + “`”, but it’s just not working on my keyboard with German format. That’s a very useful option and I have been using it since the good old “pre Chromium days”, when “Ctrl” + “tab” would not cycle trough all the tabs. On Opera 19, I was able to use “Ctrl” + “q” to switch to the previously active tab but after this update it doesn’t work any more. A key combination that’s slightly more “universal” (using the “tab” or a letter”) would be much better.

    • Drone Henley

      same here under windows. ctrl+q does not work.

    • L33t4opera

      Hi AndreiV,
      You can use “Ctrl+F2″ to “CycleBackwardInActivationList”, and “Ctrl+F1″ to “CycleForwardInActivationList”.
      “Ctrl+Grave(`)” works fine here for “SelectPreviouslyActiveTab”.

      • AndreiV

        “Ctrl+Grave” (what an unfortunate combination…) still works. I’m using it daily on my laptop, which has an English keyboard layout. I can’t seam to make it work on my work PC which has a German keyboard layout.

        • L33t4opera

          You can remap the keybinding for this feature to “Ctrl+Q”, as follows:
          1. Close the Opera, and go to the Opera’s profile directory
          (you can find the path in: O-Menu->About Opera->Paths->Profile),
          2. Open the “Preferences” file in your favourite text editor, and edit it as follows:{
          "Keybindings": {
          "Basic": {
          "SelectPreviouslyActiveTab": [ "Ctrl+Q" ]
          },
          "Settings": {
          "AdvancedEnabled": true
          }
          },
          3. Save the changes, relaunch the Opera.

          • AndreiV

            Works like a charm. Thanks! Forgive my lack of “knowledge” but is this sort of customization documented somewhere? I mean, it’s not that hard to play with the JSON once you know what objects are available and in which files…

          • L33t4opera

            You’re welcome ;-) As far as I know it’s not, but you can find the default key bindings in the “opera.pak” file, which is located in the Opera 20 root subfolder – for the latest Opera 20 it is located in the “20.0.1387.64″ subdirectory.

  • NimeshT

    Crash on editing Auto-fill entries…

    • blackcoder

      Just tried it with first-name and last-name, but no crash here. What exactly are you changing when it crashes?

      • NimeshT

        I’ve stored email address in auto-fill. I was able add a new entry but crashing when I click on edit icon for existing entry

        • blackcoder

          Confirmed a crash with added phone number or mail-address. Reported as DNA-17568.

  • kapsi

    Adblock works badly in this release…

  • OrdinaryPeople

    Why my download for latest Opera always failed? I use some different internet connection, but it always broken download
    does anybody have the same problem?
    thanks

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Broken how?

  • All3

    Something strange happen to my passwords. When I go to my corporative mail, there is certificate not valid message, my login still there, but there is no more my password in auto-fill menu. bring it back!!!

    • Piotr Musiol

      Hi,
      Could you take a look at the list of saved passwords in settings ( opera:settings/passwords ) and see whether your password is listed there correctly?

      • All3

        Sure, password is still there. Futhermore it worked well in 19 version and earlier. Mail address is mail.crt-service.ru
        And I’ve got another site that can’t fill remembered password. May name it in private, because it’s network administrator’s tool.

        • Piotr Musiol

          Ok so thanks for the report! We’ll look into this, first with mail.ctr-service.ru and then, if needed, will ask you about that another page.

  • verticaltabsplz

    “Date posted: Aug 8, 2013. As summer turns to autumn, we’ll turn our attention to improved tabs handling: vertical tabs, …”

    Closing up to a year in the making on those vertical tabs :) Any ETA yet?

    • bruce lawson

      Not yet; we had to go back to the drawing board a while ago.

      • WB

        How is sync going?

  • http://sdo.rimsou.ru/ Razorvashka

    Store passwords does not work for some sites!

  • Carlos Henrique

    This giant google search bar on the Dial takes the beauty. The lack of freedom to choose default search engine and download manager not be dependent on the browser being open. We need it.

    • IllusionMH

      At least you can remove search bar from Speed dial after you enter Konami code on Settings page

  • Tomáš Pavlík

    Any chance to have semi-transparent theme/background and any way how to completely disable speed dial? I found it absolutely useless.

    • blackcoder

      Even for websites you visit daily? As far as I know you can not disable it.

      • Tomáš Pavlík

        I constantly keep my favourite pages opened. :)

  • kapsi

    O20 froze 2 times already for me…O15-19 never froze or crashed.

    • blackcoder

      Related to flash videos? I had yesterday a freeze with several youtube videos open and then closing one of them.

  • http://byazrov.ru/ Russian Photographer

    So again nothing from what Opera fans were expecting for so many versions? Thanks for nothing.

    • rafaeljvieira

      I was expecting more Speed Dial customization, as well as the broken badge on the address bar. These are important features to me.

      • http://byazrov.ru/ Russian Photographer

        and your reply has something to do with my comment how?

        • Leonardo Gomes

          It’s also about expectations.

          • http://byazrov.ru/ Russian Photographer

            philosophical )

          • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

            Like you see all ppl here are so unhappy about new Opera. They are doing something really wrong and they could not see this… this will make more unhappy ppl to. To bad they was good in the old days not like they are now… waiting for old feature more than 2 years is to wrong…

        • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

          As your comment says nothing, everything is related to anything you said.

          • http://byazrov.ru/ Russian Photographer

            I address Opera developers and they know what my comment says. They took away so much beloved features of old Opera and never added them to new Opera. New Opera might as well be called something else. I suggest The Stray Cats Screaming With Paris Hilton Voice… Would describe new Opera more accurately.

  • mike b

    hotkey previous tab doesn’t work anymore (win strg+q).

  • rafaeljvieira

    A question regarding the padlock badges in the URL bar: does this new grey padlock with a red cross on it mean that the page is secure, but displaying some insecure content, or does it mean that the page is displaying high-risk insecure content or that its certificate is invalid?

    • bruce lawson

      click it, and ask for details; it will tell you why the browser chose the current badge.

      (But if a page is displaying insecure content, it’s not secure. “Secure” and https are not the same thing. Hence we use a badge to show
      “insecure”, even if the user was expecting it to be secure.)

      • rafaeljvieira

        Hello Bruce,

        so, Opera doesn’t differentiate sites the same way Google Chrome does (https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95617?hl=en-GB – see “See if the site is using a secure connection (SSL)”); I believe the Presto-based Opera also used to work that way (http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/fraud//#key), but I’m not sure of that though.

        Thanks!

        • bruce lawson

          Opera does not differentiate all the different types of failure. A typical user does not know the difference, or understand the implications. Insecure is insecure.

          Advanced users can check the details.

          • rafaeljvieira

            Ok. Thank you for your answer!

  • Alex Sable

    Guys, does anyone know a way to prevent Opera from autoupdating? With this crap called Opera 20 my passwords aren’t entered automatically on most sites that worked flawlessly in the version 19.. And when I install a 19th build it autoupdates itself to 20th at the first launch.. Please help!

    • rafaeljvieira

      Go to the Opera installation folder and search for opera_autoupdate.exe. Rename it or remove it from the folder.

    • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

      If they was smart enough they should have added a downgrade button. But I think they are to busy with adding useless feature to opera. And stress others by making them waiting for there most needed features….
      Or a switch for last 2 version at least but this is all to complicated for them and probability they will never ever know to add good feature to Opera.

      • Emanuele

        downgrade has never been supported even in Opera-Presto (or any other software out there, for what I know), how can you ask for it now? They don’t give you even a bookmarks manager and you care about an official downgrade procedure?

        • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

          Yes you are right and this is too bad… Well I wanted to protect others and not to mess there experience with Opera.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      I think it asks you to install update, click where it says NO.

    • Vux777

      addition to rafaeljvieira comment:
      you can block it with firewall…

  • Marrt

    I am still running Opera 12.16. Reason: synchronized Bookmarks, Notes, Downloads, History.. all in a SIDEbar.
    No one wants to waste horizontal screen space on their 16:9 screens. That you “sell” this as a feature makes me think you guys must have gone bonkers. Opera… the once best browser…

    • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

      They could build 2 Opera’s in one. But it will be too hard from them to know how or to much work and they are to busy with there new broken features to add to new broken Opera or unwanted and unused features in this new 0 Opera. A Opera 12.16+20 version pff to hard for them to build this… Think like all feature by 1 step in there New Opera… pff this was to wonderful who know we could be surprised but what I know now is they just trow to garbage there old work. At least was to good to know how to recycle there old work…. :)

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        And welcome to whatever 101.

    • bruce lawson

      Hi, if you mean the Bookmarks bar, go to O Menu > Settings > User Interface and uncheck “show bookmarks bar”

      • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

        Him say the full bookmarks from old 12.16 version not the bar sure of that. And him is referring to the full features of the old sidebar from 12.16.

      • Tams80

        *facepalm* Did you read Marrt’s comment?!

        Your reply gives the impression you never used Opera < 15.

      • rufu2

        Thanks for reminding people of that option.
        But the point many people make is that the sidebar is missed badly. Please put that on a to do list :)

        At the beginning, a new sidebar does not need to be fully featured as in O12. Start with bookmarks there, or a Stash, or… Then add a way for plugins to use the sidebar. People will love it! I’m sure there will be a useful “notes” plugin very quickly. Then bring back one after another of the useful things that were possible in the sidebar of old O12 and before. Downloads, window / tab manager, history, info panel, links panel……

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/max1cp?feature=mhum Maxim

    Holly shit guys. You broke the browser completely. Adblock doesn’t work for whatever reason. I just opened 10-15 tabs on deviantART and browser became almost completely unresponsive and froze. I had to remove Adblock to fix…

    • Magnus

      Yep, AdBlock and AdBlock Plus are both naffed up with new version, this needs to be fixed quickly!!!

      • Ralf Brinkmann

        There is noch problem here. I’m using version 2.6.18. First of all: Don’t use Adblock Plus, only Adblock! Second: Use the version for Google Chrome (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adblock/gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom/details?hl=de). Third: You have to use the right lists. Not the standard ones!! Use only the ones from http://www.fanboy.co.nz: Easylist, EasyPrivacy and Fanboy’s Annoyances. Unselect every other list.

        • cgebhard

          Out of interest: Why the Chrome version and not the one from Opera’s Add-ons? Is it about the version-numbers?

          • Ralf Brinkmann

            In several discussions some users found out, that the chrome version works better in the new Opera. I can confirm that.

          • cgebhard

            Thanks. I might give it a try then.

  • cgebhard

    Just an idea for the speed dial:
    It would be nice to be asked automatically for a name when creating a new folder by dragging one item onto another. Just automatically open the popup that comes when you rename a folder manually.

    • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

      I don’t know exactly what do you say but Like we all see they are adding only 1 new features by 1 new version which is to slow no ? And the one we need takes them more than 2 years…. which is to bad for most users of opera :(

    • cgebhard

      And another point: When saving the opened tabs to a speed dial folder it would be nice to have the date/time saved as the folder title (at the moment there is no name given at all)

  • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

    Like they have say that there old feature like Note will never ever not come back. And better use others extensions for this or others things. Yes just use other browser to to fix all yours problems whit old good features. Like notes…. I think this is what him was say to all of us. Probably they want a new 0 features browser if 12.16 version was to full like them man for Opera say it to us. Hmm to full of features ? wow you could not fix this by just build one with disable all unused features ? Like we have this feature for unused extension that say to you to disable them….

  • T1

    I upgraded to 20.0.1387.64 Stable yesterday and remembering passwords at inteligo.pl no longer works. :(

  • Guest

    I upgraded to 20.0.1387.64 Stable yesterday and remembering passwords at Inteligo website no longer works.

    • Magnus

      Password manager doesn’t work on many sites… for an example Disqus Opera itself is using!!!

    • Jonathan Aanesen

      It’s a known problem that remembering passwords at lots of different sites is not working properly atm. However it’s not every site. It’s being taken care off and handled so don’t worry :)

      • Magnus

        What about problem with AdBlock(s), clearly ver 20 broke them …

        • Jonathan Aanesen

          That is probably the makers of the AdBlock extensions that has to update their extension. That would be my best guess atleast, haven’t seen any bug reports stating it’s not working because of the browser.

        • Ralf Brinkmann

          I don’t know what you mean. Here Adblock works perfect. Can you give us an example?

          • Magnus

            Try open a page in new tab (open in background) using right mouse click or mousewheel click, it will load all the things that are filtered, every page that doesn’t have focus – the adlock will not work. Both Adblock or Adblock Plus.

          • Ralf Brinkmann

            No, Not here. Everything works properly. By the way: Why should I ever open a page in the background? If I open a page I want to see it.

          • Magnus

            Why would you use AdBlock? If I visit a site I want to see the ads.

      • https://myspace.com/bluezzbastardzz Hans-Jürgen Bardenhagen

        As far as I am concerned, it’s every website in my speed dial (16) including Facebook and the Spotify web player which means that stable version 20 cannot login to the web player anymore, so I have to use Firefox till the next stable version. Did the last Next version also have this error, or was it introduced in the stable version?

  • Scribe_uk

    Adblock Plus v1.7.3 works for me, and the Speed Dials are better, but I still need to see full bookmarks, the return of the zoom slider – or at the very least, plus/minus/default buttons, and the bookmark bar bookmarks need to be closer together.

    • Magnus

      Try opening tabs in background, it will load all the crap

  • romath

    I’ve found repeatedly that the “view more comments” at the bottom of this developers blog comments page requires multiple clicks with Opera 12.16. Or maybe it doesn’t, but is so slow to respond that the user would think so. In addition, the process is using a lot of CPU.

    • blackcoder

      The high CPU usage looks like it is slow to respond (maybe the JavaScript stuff is slow in Opera 12.16).

  • aminiesta

    Broken. I have to reinstall every single extension after restarting the browser. I think it doesn’t play nicely with CCleaner.

    • blackcoder

      More like CCleaner is not playing nicely with Opera. :)

      But I didn’t confirmed it.

      • aminiesta

        Solved. You are right. CCleaner is the culprit here. I have to reinstall and upgrade it and now it play nicely with Opera.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      More likely you can’t handle CCleaner, I’ve always had it installed, but don’t ever let touch one file that is browser-related, not even IE.

  • ayespy

    This version has a problem with passwords. It will not remember and apply passwords on a number of sites, including my banking site.

    It also reverted some of my settings – like “continue where you left off” instead of opening with SpeedDial, as was my setting before update.

  • Carlos Henrique

    I’ve been having problems with flash player plugin. Memory consumption goes up in the clouds and crashes computer have to be hoping to normalize. I thought it was just in Opera but Comodo Dragon also hangs. Will Webkit??????

  • Damon Anderson

    Still no Linux support. Still no Opera Link services. Still no interest in a Chromium clone. Sorry, but I’m still hating.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      Good for you, noone cares.

      • Damon Anderson

        I don’t know Hector, my comment has more Ups than your reply.

  • امير فرستال

    It’s annoying as hell. Every second update some sites say ‘your browser is not supported’. Also now all my passwords are forgotten by Opera. Excellent job guys!

    • bruce lawson

      ” some sites say ‘your browser is not supported’.” if you could let us know the URLs it would be really helpful. Those sites are using outdated browser-sniffing scripts.

      • امير فرستال

        Alright, it works with any other browser tho. How about the password issue? I had to retype all the passwords again. It was fine with previous updates.

  • azlex

    er
    Webpage incompatible —
    Click didn‘t respond

    • Leonardo Gomes

      When reporting issues with a page, please include its url and also the steps to reproduce the problem.

  • xen

    OK, there is definitely something wrong with cookie storage. It’s not always reproduced, must be some server-side session param setting that screws things up. This needs to be fixed quickly, though.

    I have only encountered this on our internal sites so far, so, can’t give any prooflinks but it might be connected to the cookie “expires” flag not being set.

  • Maselli Luca

    RESTORE NOTES,BOOKMARKS, HISTORY IN SIDEPANEL! IF I WANT CHROME, I USE IT!

    • http://colector.ucoz.com/ Teodor Cristian Trusca

      pff I wish for them to make Notes in the new chrome but they say to use other application but no others are comparable to there good work. And they do not see that more and more are always complaining about this feature to beside bookmarks to. This is to bad not to give users what they really really want no ? :(

    • rothom

      You’re soooooooooo right, Dude.

  • Mox

    I’m guessing Opera has only one desktop programmer working part-time. Am I right?

    • bruce lawson

      No, you’re wrong. We have more programmers on desktop than ever before.

      • Mox

        But it looks like you have only one or even half. During a year you created: uncomfortable bookmark bar, useless stash, useless discovery and limited speed dial. Sorry but I’m very disappointed with your work and disregarding users’ needs.

        • kapsi

          Stash is fine, I use it all the time.

    • Kurt Zon

      lol
      one part time the rest full time?????????

      • Mox

        Sorry if I offended or amused you with my poor english language skills.

    • icetom

      they read weather forecasts during half their working-day :P

  • Shawn R

    Opera Link/Sync? I cannot believe you have neglected one of your core differentiating browser features. I am still stuck on 12. Moving from laptop to desktop to tablet to desktop was seemless because my browser settings were stored in the cloud. Now you have abandoned this? In the interim Chrome has become my default browser of choice.. Get your act together, better yet hire me.

  • jokan

    I’m still using Opera 12, I’ll make the switch to modern opera when:
    -Bookmark menu
    -Notes
    -Customisation (I don’t mean like skins and colours. Button placements, look and feel, etc)
    -Is mouse gestures back?
    -Tab management
    -Download management (with torrent)
    -Bookmark management
    -Do we have opera dragonfly?
    -SETTINGS!! currently in settings there is nothing to do!! AGH! I want to tinker with my settings and crash my computer because I’m stupid!

    • Abe Dude

      i’m with you on that except for dragonfly which should be an extension since only a minority of ppl use it.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Notes will not come back.
      They are working on better tabs handling.
      There won’t be updates on bokkmarks in the near future
      There won’t be a torrent client in Opera.
      Mouse gestures is there already or, at least, part of them.

      • jokan

        NO NOTES?!? BUMMER! I love notes, especially with opera link :s

  • WhizzWr

    DNA-17622 HiDPi support is broken after upgrading from v19 to v20. Cannot use 125% DPI settings without Opera UI get pixelated. When the HiDPI flag turned off, Opera completely ignores Windows DPI settings.. Please kindly fix this dev team, it’s hard using Opera using tablets (high res, small screen)

  • Abe Dude

    To all developers of Opera, the day where you leak the source code of Opera 12.16 to the world (do it on unknown sites to the most of ppl) will be the day where millions of ppl will be happy, let someone else continue the development of the good old Opera somewhere else. :/

    Opera is still this day a bad clone of chrome that does everything worse, it took everything Opera 12 did nice and it doesnt even have full support for everything on google extensions…..

    • rothom

      Abe Dude, YOU’RE MY HERO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Damn right !!!!!!!!!!

  • Cryio

    I don’t know about you guys, but Opera 20 is moving REALLY slow on my system compared to Opera 19.

    Initially I though my registers were doing something wrong to it so I did a clean install.

    Nope ! Still slow as snails. I can’t report this as a bug because it happens constantly, all the time.

    No extensions, no messing in //flags. Just basic hardware acceleration I guess. Windows 8.1 x64, GeForce 560 Ti with WHQL 334.89 drivers.

    ??

  • rothom

    Guys, I’m really disappointed. Since 1998 (for me), Opera was THE browser that
    was feared and admired for innovation and speed. Now it’s just a Chrome.
    And Linux users are ignored. A shame.

  • Chas4

    http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2014/03/stable-channel-update.html When I click on the page a random window pops up at the bottom of the screen I can close, or it stays on screen until I click the url bar or another tab

    OS X 10.9.2 Opera 20.0.1387.64

  • Jademarisa

    I can’t see any improvement. Still unmanageable. No menu bar, no option to get rid of loathsome O button, bookmarks bar still horizontal with no option to change it to vertical display list, ridiculously limited configuration options, to sum it up…NO OPTIONS. Just Google imposed features. If I’ve told you once I’ve told you thousands of times (and until you do change that I’ll keep saying it) : if I had wanted to switch to Chrome, I’d be using Chrome. You may call this Opera or whatever you want, but this thing is not Opera. It’s Chrome in disguise. So I’ll stick to Opera 12.16 until you really listen to users’ feedback or until I can’t use it any more.

  • Guest

    Please add an (optional) download preview dialogue with details such as the download size. Here’s an example from Firefox, but the dialogue was in Opera 12, too:

    • eXzentrik

      Or a mouseover text info box which contains the file size and appears when the user hovers a download link with the mouse cursor.

  • Yi Kowalski

    I have an idea on your general release cycle… Why don’t include the final version into the Next stream? I now, you’re now working with Google’s “yay! streams!”-method but for someone like me, who tests Next-versions of Opera, I’d also like to receive the final build (perhaps still branded as Next) and when the next Next comes up, of course, upgrade to that build.

    Lots of software makers do it this way. They basically include an option “test beta versions” and another “test alpha versions” to basically let the user decide how early in the development a user wants to weigh in to test.

    Well this won’t work exactly the same with your “stream” model and three different versions in the tube but it could work at least for the Next stream. I mean, if you’re finished with version 20, you’re not putting out version 21 Next for at least one or two weeks. You could just deliver the latest build on the version number (branded as Opera or as Next, whatever) so the very latest fixes and stability is included. And when you thing version 21 is ready for Next, then perhaps deliver that one to the users who were happy to not use an outdated testing version in the meantime.

    I hope I made it somehow understandable. I’m currently sick and sometimes things appear logic for me only and others start scratch their head.
    Well, let’s hear your comments about this, folks!

  • dibo

    Please add a bookmarks menu, even with basic manager (add remove delete)

  • m47phU

    When will there a portable version be available?

    • Vux777

      just choose Options from install popup window, and “install for:” -stand alone installation (USB) from drop-down menu…
      or you meant something else?

      • m47phU

        Ah, thanks for the note. I didn’t know about that.

  • Ralph Bromley

    Still a crappy chrome clone, still no linux support.
    Opera deserves to die.

    • Abe Dude

      indeed, if it keeps like this it deserves to die.

  • Guest

    When i point my mouse over UI elements like the stop/refresh button, speeddial button, bookmarks in the bookmarks bar, those elements don’t get highlighted. Is that expected behavior?

    Macbook Pro late 2011, Mountain lion with latest updates

  • andrewsam

    When i point my mouse over UI elements like the stop/refresh button, speed dial button,extensions, bookmarks in the bookmarks bar, those elements don’t get highlighted. Is that expected behavior?

    Macbook Pro late 2011, Mountain lion with latest updates

  • UMaster 7

    go to http://blip.tv/film-brain/projector-cuban-fury-6741137

    and drag the tab out of your main Opera window to make it another Opera window. you’ll either get a completely gray webpage but hear the video is playing or Opera freezesand you move to inactive window mode forever (not shown in tabs preview of windows via alt+tab).

    Windows 8.1 x64

  • WB

    When sync is ready will I be able to synchronize it with the browser on my phone and have the same Speed Dial and Stash links?

    • Leonardo Gomes

      First Sync needs to be implemented on the mobile version of Opera.

      There is no Stash on the mobile version so i think we won’t be able to sync it with desktop version.

      • WB

        Thanks! If at least we can sync Speed Dial it will be good enough I guess.

  • adel

    should we consider that opera for linux is dead? Because windows and mac versions are way to ahead and yet linux version is nowhere to be seen.

    Will you really abandon all the faithful linux users that have supported this browser through the years? because that would be really sad……..

  • LoverOfLife

    is there any way to make/view square tabs in windows 7 ? (not rounded)
    [IMG]http://i62.tinypic.com/1zgtkdd.jpg[/IMG]

  • zeum

    No screen captures on speed dials!!! STUPID! have to open the pages to see if its updated. DUMB DUMB! still with opera 12 till I get panels, wand, grouped tabs, bookmark folders, the ability to move the tabs to the bottom of the page etc etc etc. firefox with extension gave me what i need. Opera team abandoned us so I guess ill abandon you :(

  • Winter

    The disagreement with Opera is widespread. I say, why not leave it all better and engage in something else?

  • http://sdo.rimsou.ru/ Razorvashka

    Restore the password stored function!

  • Capture

    yeni opera hem çok hızlı hemde işlevsel

    http://capturevideo.blogspot.com

  • Toey

    I didn’t see any useful feature with this update :(
    please add text selection within links! also tab groups if possible.

  • yel lop

    I refuse to use the new Opera and looking for alternatives. I want the bookmark side bar to be back for obvious reasons.
    1) PC is NOT a tablet
    2) Many bookmarks is impossible to manage otherwise
    3) Someone below mentioned widescreen screens. Absolutely right !
    4) look around, firefox, google, mozilla etc in the forums, all full with sidebar requests.

    Now taking Opera to a new level is fine and compete with the competitors is fine by me but don’t just copy them, improve it. How difficult is it to put a sidebar as previous versions in the browser as an “Add-on”. Everybody would be happy.
    I find Operas stand to its users very narrow and unfair. Think about it.

  • http://www.0xbaadf00d.com/ Thibault

    So, what about the Linux version ?

  • Lu

    I like Opera, Opera 20 but this is very catching. I just lost a download because it crashed and I waited 30 minutes, until I lost patience and closed everything.

    And the “Copy” and “Paste” it takes a century.

    The old Opera was very, meito better. This new Opera seems Google Chrome (which I hate), but in all browsers is still the least worst.

    Its become like the old Opera? Improved, obviously, because some sites no longer accept that old Opera.

    Note: I used the translator.

  • http://www.royalguvenlik.com Royal Güvenlik

    I’ll be seeing this application for immediate download

  • LoverOfLife

    Is it possible somehow to open torrent files directly ? Not to save them somewhere, just open in torrent client ? I have tried with some Download manager extensions from store, without succes

  • NIBB

    Well the speed dials do work for basic usages once you start to organize them and it seems Opera indeed added options there to search them, folders, etc in order for people to use them as a bookmark replacement. And yes it works more or less but I happen to know why people still want their bookmark side bar.

    Same reason why people don´t like Metro in Windows 8. It changes the context of the screen completely and takes you to another place. In users minds this is annoying. You are on a website, open, or content, and suddenly need to open something else without focusing out of what you are reading, with the speedials you need to open an extra tab or go to the menu and this opens a completely new separate screen sending your current content and website to oblivion. This is why users don´t like it very much.

    They need to be able to access this type of information from the GUI without having to switch their current tab, one option would be to have a separate Opera window open to the side or in another monitor only with speedials open on it but that is extremely ridiculous, in particular because clicking on some option would not open it in your current windows.

    I also loved the side bar and I miss it.

  • L33t4opera

    New build of Opera stable: 20.0.1387.77 ;-)

  • laf66

    Simon

    9 days ago

    We don’t want the bookmark BAR….

    Он абсолютно прав!!! Сейчас все мониторы широкоформатные, нужно весь интсрументарий (закладки, вкладки, панели) располагать справа/слева от основного окна.

  • FinChin67

    Try importing bookmarks on Opera 20 Mac… Useless browser because a simple function is missing… Going back to Chrome and my bookmarks.

  • http://javierpc.com.ar javier

    opera link? die
    m2? die
    where is the mail? another app
    why? because …… i dont know
    opera unite? die
    CONFIG? hidden
    notes? die
    contacts? DIE

    opera 12 is the best
    opera 20 is DIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    …… and where is my opera???…. die

  • aanonn

    I miss home and the password key.
    I currently have no idea how to add these buttons.

    • Vux777

      you can’t
      opera natively does not support home and wand anymore
      only way to mimic those features is with extensions
      Homepage in New Tab
      Local pass store

      • aanonn

        I created a google bookmark underneath, where the back/forward keys are.

        I does remember passwords.

        That passwords key was my favourite part of Opera since it would remember Hotmail.

        I haven’t tried with v20 yet.

        • http://twitter.com/rluik Rafael Luik

          I don’t get why you need to set Google as your homepage when you can type your search in the address field… :P

          About the passwords, Hotmail/Outlook.com requests the browser that the password mustn’t be saved. In Opera 21 (Chrome 34) they changed the behavior so the request is ignored and it’ll save your password now you just need to wait for v. 21. :)

  • The-Ghost

    Opera 20 Sucks ass. Give me back the menu bar, the ability to import feeds and bookmarks. Opera 20 blows rhino it is litterally worse then IE6 now

  • atheisthealer

    What were you THINKING when you released this!?
    (Full disclosure, I am a v12 user who just stumbled on the new chromium-based Opera)

    I have used Opera since the early 2000s when it was ad-supported. Using Opera has been part of my identity as an elite, enlightened technology user and I was uncomfortable in any other program because only Opera could do what I wanted a browser to do. I liked girls who liked Opera. I am not going to use this new program. How could you make “Discover” and “Stash” instead of building meaningful bookmark support?? I am never going to use those features!

    With the way this “new” Chromium-based Opera has many of the features I currently use stripped out of it (the f4 bookmark manager, alt-menu bookmark list, the way the v12 password memory operated, opera sync, customizable interface buttons, tabs with thumbnails), I find Opera’s legacy of excellence, of being a forerunner, and of being better to also be stripped out.

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  • štrajkeria

    ok. EXCEPT the bookmarks menu, I really miss zooming (fit to width/show images) down right. Than, I miss left customizing panel! Than..I miss website preferences editing with right click! I miss “Insert Personal…” with right click! And lot more….

  • http://blog.ghlake.co.uk/ Heroic (Greg)

    I liked Opera 12. Ever since the updates, I’ve gotten sick of the shit released by every update because it’s always caused me issues. What bugs me is that I can’t export any of my data for another browser. You better update the next version to support the exportation of data for Firefox and Chrome because if this doesn’t get any better than Opera 12, I’m un-installing this piece of shit.

  • stuck_788

    I like the Bookmarks Bar, but what I want to know is: WHERE IS THE OPERA LINK??? I’m using Opera Browser with a Macbook pro and I can’t find it anymore…

    • Leonardo Gomes

      There is no Opera Link on Opera Blink (yet?). There is Opera Sync, with is in development stage and can be enabled on opera:flags.

  • Over

    Here I am trying to use Opera for the first time since I just left Firefox due to their recent bs. Opera could be capitalizing but as I see there are no bookmarks. And where’s the home button? Well, looks like I’m off to find another browser.

    • hs

      Try the v12 series of Opera; it has the features you mentioned and then some. Don’t be fooled by the version numbering, v12 is stable and up to date. And thanks for showing common sense re Mozilla Foundation :-)

  • http://www.anglista.edu.pl/ Marcin Mały

    Where the heck is my email client, which used to be built in? Are you guys crazy? Downgrading right away.

    • Leonardo Gomes
      • http://www.anglista.edu.pl/ Marcin Mały

        Well, I know, I have noticed. I really appreciated the integration. I don’t need a separate email client, I loved it within the browser and that was the reason for me to use Opera, one of the most important ones. I am really sorry to see the project go away.

  • Colesnicov Alexander

    Is it possible to Kill Speed Dial and Never See It Again?

    • Piotr “Piter432″ Żółtowski

      Nope.

  • socraticsilliness

    I’m dumping Firefox after 10 years of use due to the recent nonsense. I am now trying Opera 20 and like it except the import bookmarks button is deactivated. Am I missing something here? Why deactivate it?

    • Piotr “Piter432″ Żółtowski

      Because ChrOpera doesn’t have a proper bookmark manager.

  • angelsgg

    Please return the F4 – panel and the notes the ware really useful

    • Piotr “Piter432″ Żółtowski

      Notes will not come back.

      • http://www.hesido.com/ hesido

        That’s absolutely lame. Opera Notes has saved me quadrillion times. I use it for every damn thing including work.

  • Vazgen Khachaturian

    bye bye opera 12.16! updated to opera 20 yesterday and it is awesome! flash and java work better in this version, sites load in no time, extensions have more options, speed dial has more options, visuals are slick, there’s stash, discover,menus and settings are different but easy to use at the same time.only options i miss so far are password manager and ability to change download destination, but i’m sure they’ll come in further versions. thank you, opera devs! also i don’t think new bookmark bar is that bat at all.

  • Eric

    I made the mistake of upgrading to Opera version 20 just now, and I regret it. I just want the ability to have a home page set so when I start the browser, it goes to that page. Do you know why google.com became so popular? It was because of the minimalist graphics, simplicity in design, and fast load time. I have stuck with Opera for many years, but this kind of change for change sake is going to drive me away. I am using Microsoft OS right now because there is no other practical choice. Listen Opera developers: You are not in the same position. If you want to make new features, great. Don’t alienate your loyal users to try and grab a few new ones. At least give us the option to turn it on or off as we like.

  • http://www.kjv-truth-ministries.org/ Preacher Cruz

    Does anyone know how to remove Google from opera 20? I defaulted Bing as my search and it never uses it..

  • asd

    NEW RELEASES IS TOTALLY CRAP!NO MENU BAR, ONLY OPERA LINK!
    OPTIONS USE CHROME STYLE, SICK!
    I GOING BACK FIREFOX 29!
    BYE FUCKING OPERA SHIT!

  • karnika

    i want the book marking.

  • sillysillyme

    Looking for a bookmarks drop down menu? You know you can add folders to the bookmarks bar that do exactly that.

  • disqus_GdqdfLeLZl

    I have finally given up on Opera and am switching to Chrome. But I cannot find how to export my Opera 20 bookmarks to an html file. Can anyone help me?

    • Vux777

      you can just copy bookmarks file from opera to chrome profile folder

      • disqus_GdqdfLeLZl

        I couldn’t find the bookmarks folder for Opera 20.0. Do you know where it is?

        • Vux777

          there is no bookmarks folder, just “bookmarks” file
          you will find it in profile folder
          and to find out where is that folder, you can simply go to O-menu>>About Opera, and it will be listed under Paths

          • disqus_GdqdfLeLZl

            Thanks! I found it.
            Now I have another question. Since I have other bookmarks already in Chrome, I have to rename them “bookmarks (1)”, then I could copy in “bookmarks” from Opera. It will only let me have one file named “bookmarks”. The other, “bookmarks (1)” is not visible unless I switch the name again.
            Is there some way to merge the bookmarks files? With my other browsers – IE, Firefox – I could export the bookmarks rather than copy them into the AppsData folder.

          • Vux777

            you can export bookmarks from Chrome in HTML form just like from FF or IE…
            then you could manually merge those two files I think, with the little knowledge of HTML.
            That can be done in basic win Notepad, just taking care of folder structure…
            I never done it, but I think it is possible
            I don’t know any other way of merging two bookmarks files into one… maybe someone else knows better trick…
            If you try Google sync with one, then with second file, I think Chrome will overwrite the new one.
            Also never try it, but if you have time you could try it…just make sure to backup both files before anything…your old google bookmarks and new from Opera

  • filadelfo

    Opera Browser is displaying the old version of google interface.

  • slart arama

    Maybe I am an old curmudgeon, but why do all of these companies try to change the way I have been computing for years? Where is the menu bar? They hide it in every browser, in Windows, etc. is it that bad I use it and want it? I understand updates for security or new features, but forcing changes to UI for the sake of change, it makes no sense.

    What are the benefits of hiding the bookmarks bar or getting rid of the menu bar? I use them. No one else has to set up the browser like I do. WTH?

  • DC8411

    Well, it seems we HAVE been forced to upgrade to a newer ver. than 12 and still no bookmark manager or SESSIONS. i used the heck out of Sessions and like a lot of people, i have a couple thousand bookmarks that i really want to keep (using) so i guess the only thing i can do is switch to a different browser and find some kind of bookmark manager. after all, i was looking for one when i found OPERA all those years ago.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Nobody is/was forced to upgrade.

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  • Barb

    I’m soooo disappointed by the new Bookmark option in Opera 22. Opera used to be my favorite browser before this version. The bookmark bar is awful. Why do you have to change a perfectly functional option with a new one. Now I get a horizontal bar of Bookmarks that go on vertically down on my right when my monitor ends. This sucks!!