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How to use the Opera browser to navigate the web safely. How to clear cookies, print web pages, browser privately, and more.

Web browsers

What are cookies, and what do they do?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.11.2022
When browsing the internet, you often encounter the term “cookies.” Many websites inform you about using cookies and ask for your approval. Web browsers have many settings for managing cookies, and even browser add-ons mention blocking cookies of all kinds. Even though you know that these “cookies” are not exactly...
Web browsers

How to pin a website to the taskbar or the Start Menu

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 16.11.2022
Do you want to know how to pin a website to the taskbar? Maybe you start your day with Facebook or Instagram, with a news site that you enjoy reading, or by checking your Gmail, and you want it accessible with one click, straight from the taskbar or the Start...
Web browsers

Which browsers are best for your laptop’s battery life in Windows 11?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.07.2022
If you are a mobile user with a Windows 11 laptop, tablet, or 2-in-1 device, you may want to know which web browser to use to get the maximum battery time possible. To learn which web browser uses the least battery power, I’ve compared all the major browsers (Google Chrome,...
Web browsers

How to change the default browser in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.10.2021
Ever since they created Edge, Microsoft has been trying to convince people to use it. The company pulled all the tricks it could think of to make us sway into switching to Microsoft Edge. It tried sending users messages in Windows 10 when they attempted to change their default web...
Web browsers

How to zoom in and zoom out in your web browser

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 23.09.2021
There are several ways in which you can optimize the reading experience while using a web browser. One way is to zoom in and make the text, images, and icons bigger on the web pages that you want to read. You may need to do this because your eyes are...
Web browsers

How do I make the text bigger in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera?

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 13.09.2021
Have you tried to read a web page and had to squint your eyes because the font size was too small? The combination of resolutions and screen sizes can sometimes result in weird pairings that make the text on web pages hard to read. The question is: How do I...
Web browsers

Put Chrome & other browsers in full screen (Edge, Firefox, and Opera)

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 08.09.2021
When browsing the internet, you ideally want as much screen space as possible allocated to website contents. Especially when your monitor is small, an extra inch can make a world of difference. Well, we have good news. You can extend the space used by the browser content by going full-screen....
Print preview

How to print an article without ads in all major browsers

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 23.08.2021
Do you want to print without ads? If you’re browsing the internet, and you come across an interesting article or guide, it’s a good idea to know how to print the web page without ads. Otherwise, all the annoying advertisements and sidebars get printed as well, cluttering the result and...
Private browsing

Go incognito with a shortcut key in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 04.08.2021
We all want to browse the web as privately as possible, and using dedicated modes like Google Chrome’s Incognito or Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate helps us with this goal. If you’re sharing a device, it makes sense to want to keep some of your browsing history to yourself. Furthermore, knowing how...
Private browsing

How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 26.07.2021
Are you wondering how to go incognito in your web browser and what that means? Incognito Mode is a useful tool that prevents your browser from saving data about you and the websites you visit. While every major browser offers private browsing, the feature comes under different names. It’s named...
Web browsers

How to set a proxy server in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 13.07.2021
Proxy servers are intermediaries between your PC and the internet. When your browser uses a proxy server, the websites you access see the proxy as the actual visitor instead of your computer. This can improve your online privacy and security while also helping you bypass content restrictions on the internet....
Opera

How to stop crypto mining and cryptojacking in Opera

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.07.2021
Do you know that some websites on the internet use your browser to mine for cryptocurrencies without your permission? This technique is also known as cryptojacking, and it involves using your computer’s resources to generate cryptocurrencies that can then be used in the real world. These resources are your computer’s...
Web browsers

Where are cookies stored in Windows 10 for all major browsers?

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 02.06.2021
Where are cookies stored in Windows 10? In the past, web browsers used to keep cookies in separate text files in the user’s folder or the browser’s installation directory. But when it comes to today’s major browsers, the Windows 10 cookies location is significantly harder to find. Read this article...
Web browsers

How to mute a tab in Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 25.05.2021
Do you often come across websites that automatically play videos or sounds without your permission in one of your browser tabs? Do you find them as annoying as we do, so you want to mute them immediately and get back to what you were doing? Then you’re in the right...
Web browsers

How to make Chrome the default browser in Windows 10 (Firefox & Opera)

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 17.05.2021
Are you wondering how to make Google Chrome the default browser in Windows 10? Do you want to make Firefox the default browser on your Windows 10 computer or device? How about another web browser? Whether you like Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, or any other browser out there,...
Web browsers

How to block third-party cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.04.2021
Cookies are pieces of data that are saved in your web browser by the websites you visit. Third-party cookies are created by a website other than the one that you wanted to visit. Most of the time, third-party cookies are used by ad services that want to offer you targeted...
Web browsers

How to enable Do Not Track in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 15.04.2021
Do Not Track or DNT is a web browser feature that lets websites know you don’t want to be tracked. When you enable the DNT setting in your web browser, it sends a Do Not Track request with your browsing traffic to all the websites you visit and the third-party...
Web browsers

How to use the mobile browser emulator in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 25.02.2021
Do you need to access a smartphone browser emulator on your PC to test the mobile version of a website you are interested in? Maybe you are a web developer, or you want to become one, and you need to simulate a mobile browser for the project you are working...