Opera has released a new version of its browsers, Opera 30 for computers. The new version comes with a new feature called Sidebar Extensions.
Sidebar Extensions, tiny pieces of software that people can use while they browse, are available on the latest version of the Opera for computers browser. With this new feature, users can use notes and other handy tools right next to the web content and can even interact with it.
For an example, the new Opera Browser allows Twitter feed on the sidebar of the browser allowing users to browse the web without losing focus on other important activities, like keeping track of sport scores or checking the latest stock prices.
Users can now activate this feature simply by selecting Extensions from the Opera menu.
“If you have an idea for adding new functionality to Opera, you can now easily implement it by creating a sidebar extension,” says Zhenis Beisekov, Product Manager at Opera Software. “This solution brings unlimited possibilities for anyone who wants to contribute to product development – and a dose of fresh energy to the browser world.”
Opera 30 includes a few more improvements, according to the company:
- Tab cycler – Makes switching tabs much easier, in the order in which they were active
- Improved tab menu – Allows you to change the order based on which tabs were recently used
- Recently closed – A new tab menu section that makes finding an accidentally-closed webpage much easier
- Other Device – A tab menu section that allows you to see all your open tabs, if you have an Opera account and are signed into the browser from another computer
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