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My Opera revamped: New Site Unlocks Hidden Features in Opera

December 15, 2003

Oslo, Norway - Dec. 15, 2003

Opera Software today unveiled a completely new version of its community site, My Opera. Community registered visitors can now exchange browser builds and functions, revealing the secrets in Opera's development. This is also one of the first sites developed using the new mobile Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standard making it is easily navigable for desktop and mobile users alike.

The site provides sweeping interactivity enhancements to unite Opera users in a completely free and exciting platform. It is fully equipped for visitors to share discussions, files and even browser features, ultimately greatening the ways in which users can create an entirely customizable browser.


An all-new section named "setup" allows Opera toolbars, configurations for mouse gestures, keyboard shortcuts and menus to be downloaded or uploaded for exchanging with other users around the world. These features are not only for the technologically advanced, installing setups is automatic upon downloading.


An added news portal provided by Yahoo! Europe displays local news and important Opera-related announcements, making My Opera an ideal start page for its registered visitors.


"User feedback is invaluable to our Web browsing development and My Opera lets our users voice their opinions," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. "It is also a place for them to have fun and becreative in the way they interact with other users and the Web itself."

Opera's millions of users turn to My Opera for getting help, new skins to style their browser or just to hang out with other fans in the forums. The new My Opera now only requires a single login for registered visitors and presents a variety of additional help sources. Additionally, visitors can create their own personalURL as part of an added "journal" feature.

Join the Community

To join My Opera visit: My Opera account will grant access to all community forums, journals, review and download pages for skins, setups and language files plus much more.



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