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Vivaldi Blog

Latest news, browser tips and insights from the Vivaldi team

The 4-year challenge

January 18, 2019

OMG! 4 years gone by! We are celebrating Vivaldi’s 4th anniversary next weekend. And we have a challenge for you. Well, it’s not what you are thinking! We aren’t interested in your wrinkles! 

How to use Instagram in Vivaldi browser

January 17, 2019

Yes, Vivaldi is the only desktop browser that lets you use this popular app without touching your mobile phone. Here is a guide with some smart tricks.

Meet the Vivaldi team in Oslo in 2019: Announcing the winner

January 15, 2019

Our competition to bring one of you to Oslo to meet the team has come to a close, and we’re now ready to announce the winner!

A letter from Australia

January 9, 2019

At Vivaldi, we truly take pride in talking to our users. Typically, you find us on the forum and on social media. But not this guy! John from Australia surprised us by sending us a proper letter.

How to control sound behavior in Vivaldi

January 8, 2019

No matter how many tabs you have open and what the web throws at you, in Vivaldi you have the power to control which audio plays and which doesn’t. Let’s look at ways to use Vivaldi’s powerful sound controls.

It’s time to take control! Your browser matters!

January 2, 2019

Here we give you a few irresistible reasons to make the move in 2019.

Holiday buzz from Vivaldi

December 24, 2018

We’re wrapping up 2018 but before we switch off the office lights for a few days, we thought we’d send some holiday buzz your way!

To a wonderful year that has gone by! Happy holidays!

December 20, 2018

From new features, releases…… and everything in between, this year has been extraordinary. Before we head into our holiday break, here’s a year-end note by Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner.

Minor update for Vivaldi 2.2

December 19, 2018

Today’s minor update to Vivaldi 2.2 resolves some regressions.

Light up your holiday season with the Vivaldi browser

December 18, 2018

Looking to do something fun during your holidays this year? Hint: Use “the smart Vivaldi browser”.

Access Keys cheatsheet in Vivaldi

Access Keys and how to use them in Vivaldi

December 14, 2018

Access Keys let you use keyboard shortcuts to view some sites (like Wikipedia). In Vivaldi 2.2 we make it easy for you to discover this little-known accessibility feature.

Vivaldi 2.2: Focus on details

December 13, 2018

We’re wrapping up 2018 with a new update that improves accessibility, navigation and media experience.

Tweak new tab opening and closing behavior in Vivaldi

December 12, 2018

If you use a lot of tabs, the position of new tabs and the shift of focus after closing an active tab become crucial. Let’s take a look at how you can tweak tab opening and closing behavior in Vivaldi for smoother browsing.

Emoji – the global pop stars of digital communication

December 6, 2018

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they have certainly changed the way we communicate. What are emoji and how do they work in Vivaldi? Let’s find out.

Meet the Vivaldi team in Oslo in 2019

December 5, 2018

Enter our competition for a chance to win a trip to meet the team in Oslo. Tell us in the comments what Vivaldi feature or option makes a difference to you and why. Read on!

A blue beanie for Blue Beanie Day

November 30, 2018

As technology changes, it becomes all the more important that the basics of the web remain the same. Today we remind ourselves why Web Standards matter.

Tab Cycler in the Vivaldi browser

Fast and easy: Tab Cycling in Vivaldi

November 28, 2018

There are a number of ways to switch tabs in Vivaldi. Here we show you how to do this quickly and easily with our ever-popular Tab Cycling.

Minor update (2) for Vivaldi 2.1

November 22, 2018

Today we release a minor update to 2.1 to address “CVE-2018-17479: Use-after-free in GPU”.

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On the road again: Vivaldi’s Iceland meetup and Web Summit 2018

November 20, 2018

Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner recounts his travels this Fall, to a Vivaldi team meetup in Iceland and his appearance at Europe’s largest tech conference, Web Summit.

Vivaldi Sync Encryption

Encryption keys and usability in Vivaldi and other browsers

November 19, 2018

Have you ever wondered how browsers handle the user-facing portion of data-encryption? Julien Picalausa explains this in details, as well as goes into how Vivaldi’s encryption key is handled.