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Permanently remove Alert number from tab bar

  • On the tab bar on the 2 tabs I have always open a number in parentheses appears. After web search it appears that it is the number of alerts from that site - as I don't use that facility I would like to remove it permanently as I find it annoying!
    Any ideas

  • i dont see that
    post a pic of what you mean

  • Some websites post their own numbers there. This forum, for example, posts your number of unread Notifications there, I'd imagine webmail sites would indicate unread mail in the same fashion.. If it is something like that the browser won't be able to do a thing about it - it is only displaying what the site told it to display. (Note that Notification for this site refers to that bell icon at the top of the page, not to desktop notifications.)

  • If I understand @ptjw7 correctly, he is bothered by the number on the tabs, which, depending on the current website, can stand for various unread messages:

    0_1548615302268_1_Opera Tab.png

    While Opera cannot suppress this number, Vivaldi can do so:

    0_1548615450261_2_Vivaldi Tab.png

    The option for this can be found in the tab settings:

    0_1548615479963_3_Vivaldi Tab settings.png

  • ahh now i see it yes doesnt bother me
    it was the in parentheses bit that threw me
    i dont see that