Just wondering how much of a security risk extensions are and whether that risk can be mitigated in any way? The info pop up on the extension in the extensions management page says the extension can access your data on all websites - how do we know that the extension isn't sending all this info to a third party? What is the effect of deselecting the check box "Allow on all websites"? Thanks.
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Extensions security?Opera add-ons
Disable third party cookies and clear cookies on exitOpera for Windows
A couple of the privacy features I like about Opera are the ability to not allow 3rd party cookies and to clear all cookies on leaving the browser - these make it much harder for web sites to track us.
In the latest version of the desktop browser the settings layout has been changed and I do not see these options. Are they still around?
Similarly, one used to be able to view the cookies and individually delete them, if I remember correctly.
RE: Opening new tab with mouse, it's not select the address bar automatically for typingOpera for computers
Yes - this little bug is surprisingly annoying if you are used to the address bar having focus - you type something in, but when you check there's nothing there.
Where is the sync history from other devicesSynchronization
Hi - I have a couple of laptops and a opera mobile Android that I am trying to sync. So far the bookmarks from the two laptops are available from each other. Where would I expect to see the history from other devices - when I look under history on one of the devices, I just see the browsing history of the that device.
RE: Adding RSS feeds that are not in the catalogue to Personal NewsOpera for Windows
Upon looking further I found I needed a slightly different address for Slashdot, corresponding to the Atom 1.0 feed rather than the RSS 1.0 feed. It now works.
Adding RSS feeds that are not in the catalogue to Personal NewsOpera for Windows
I wonder if I am missing something. Is it possible to add your own rss feeds that are not listed in the catalogue? For instance, one feed I follow is that of Slashdot http://rss.slashdot.org/Slashdot/slashdotMain which works using the Smart RSS extension.
RE: tab click switchingOpera for Windows
This is not a problem as only active tab clicked navigates to the top.
Right - my mistake. I'm having a problem with my mouse which is double-clicking rather than single-clicking unless I press very quickly. Thanks for your reply.
tab click switchingOpera for Windows
The new tab click taking you to the top of the page is all very well, but what if you are half way down a page, switch to another tab, and then switch back? Of course you don't want to be taken to the top of the page - you want to continue where you left off. I think it would be best to leave clicking on tabs to navigate between tabs.
So how can I turn off this new functionality? It has the potential to be incredibly irritating.
Page load progress in address barSuggestions and feature requests
I was playing around with the Vivaldi browser and one feature I like very much that used to be a part of the Opera browser is page loading information in the address bar - where it shows how much of the page is loaded, how many elements, and the page size.
It would be good if there was something similar in Opera. I don't suppose anyone knows of an extension that does this?