Customizations

User Agent Spoofing

What is Spoofing and why is it needed? From time to time a website will decide to block Vivaldi users from accessing their pages. They can do this by looking at our “User Agent”. The User Agent is a piece of information that is sent from the browser to the website when it connects, telling […]

Razer Chroma

Combine Vivaldi on Windows with Razer Chroma to make browsing more immersive and personal. Enabling Razer Chroma on Vivaldi Make sure your Chroma devices are connected to your computer. Go to Settings > Themes > Razer Chroma Theme Integration. Make sure the box for Enable Razer Chroma Integration is ticked. Select the devices you want […]

Philips Hue

Select which Philips Hue lights Vivaldi should control to synchronize your physical surroundings with the color of the browser. Setting up Philips Hue First, make sure your Hue lights are connected to the same network as the browser. Then, go to Settings > Themes > Philips Hue Theme Integration and tick the box for Enable Hue. Once enabled, click on […]

Edit Toolbars

Vivaldi is all about customization. Editing toolbars is one of the customization tools that allow you to tailor the browser to your needs. Move buttons To move buttons on the Toolbars hold down the Shift key and drag the button to the new location. In addition to changing the order of buttons on the same Toolbar, […]

Settings

Access Vivaldi Settings There are multiple ways to access Settings in Vivaldi. One option is to open Settings from the bottom of the side Panel. Windows and Linux: menu item Tools > Settings or the Keyboard Shortcut Alt P  Mac OS X: menu item Vivaldi > Preferences or the keyboard shortcut ⌘ , Settings are divided into […]

Extensions

What is an Extension? An extension is a small software program that can be installed to give added functionality to the Vivaldi browser. Extensions allow you to further customise and enhance your usage of the browser and range from social media tools to privacy-related features such as ad-blocking. Extensions in Vivaldi Although Vivaldi aims to […]

Search

The Vivaldi browser lets you search the web any way you like. Here’s how. Search in the Address Field Search Field Searching in a New Tab Page selection search Search Suggestions Available Search Engines Private Search Switching Between Search Engines Search Engine Nicknames Adding a New Search Engine Search in the Address Field Go to […]

Starting Vivaldi

Startup options for Vivaldi are configured in Settings > Startup > Startup with section. For example, start Vivaldi with: Tabs and windows that were open last time Vivaldi exited Homepage Start Page Pages configured under Specific Pages option When the browser is set to open with the last session, a good option to make it go […]

Themes

How to change the interface of Vivaldi with Themes Go to Settings > Themes. Select one of the predefined themes, edit a predefined theme by selecting a theme and then clicking the pencil button, or create your own theme by clicking the ‘+’ button. If you clicked the pencil or  + button, a theme editor will appear. […]