Edit Toolbars

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Vivaldi is all about customization. Editing toolbars is one of the customization tools that allow you to tailor the browser to your needs.

Move or hide toolbars

Tab Bar

To change the Tab Bar’s location:

  1. Go to Settings > Tabs > Tab Bar Position.
  2. Choose your preferred location for the Tab Bar:
    • Top,
    • Left,
    • Right,
    • Bottom.

To toggle the visibility of the Tab Bar:

Address Bar

To change the Address Bar’s location:

  1. Go to Settings > Address Bar > Address Bar Position:
  2. Choose your preferred location for the Address Bar:
    • Top,
    • Bottom.

To toggle the visibility of the Address Bar:

Panel

To change the Panel’s location:

  1. Go to Settings > Panel > Panel Position.
  2. Choose your preferred location for the Panel:
    • Left Side,
    • Right Side.

To toggle the visibility of the Panel:

Status Bar

It’s, unfortunately, not possible to change the location of the Status Bar.

To toggle the visibility of the Status Bar:

  • Go to Settings > Appearance > Status Bar and select between:
    • Show Status Bar,
    • Status Info Overlay (for example, shows URLs at the bottom left corner of the window when hovering a mouse cursor over a link on the page),
    • Hide Status Bar.
  • Type “Status Bar” in Quick Commands.
  • Use the Keyboard Shortcut Ctrl+Shift+S / ⌘/.
  • Create a Mouse Gesture for the action.

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, you can also move buttons between the Address Bar and Status Bar. A line showing the new location will appear when the button can be dropped.

Dragging a button to a new location

Remove buttons

To hide a button from a Toolbar, right click on it > Customize > Remove from Toolbar.

Removing a toolbar button

Reset Toolbars

To reset the changes, right click on a button > Customize > Reset  Toolbar To Default.

Alternatively, go to Settings > Appearance > Window Appearance > Toolbar customizations and click on Reset Navigation Toolbar / Reset Status Toolbar.

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