Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Google Summer of Code 2018

KDE has been accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code again this year. If you are a student, check out ideas list and submit your proposals!

There are currently also two ideas for Falkon, which you may apply for:
  • JavaScript/QML extensions support
  • Plasma integration

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Introducing new extension: Vertical Tabs

Next release will include new extension: Vertical Tabs.

Vertical Tabs in tree view with Windows theme
It provides a sidebar with tab list that allows you to use it instead of main tab bar and makes it possible to display much more tabs at once without the need of scrolling.
In its current form, it provides two modes: List view and Tree view.
List view is a simple tab list in the same order as in main tab bar. Tree view, however, tracks the tabs hierarchy. This means that if you open a new tab from the current tab, new tab will be added as a "child" of current tab (for example if you search for something and then open the search result links in new tabs, all those tabs will be added as children of search results tab).

Vertical Tabs also support themes, there are currently 3 built-in themes, but you can also use your own custom theme. If you actually end up writing your own theme, don't hesitate to share it!

 

Falkon update
As some of you were asking when will the first Falkon release come out, I want to say that it will be soon. Last things are being finished now before the release can be finally made.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

QupZilla 2.2.5 released!

  • added Unload Tab action
  • added search engine buttons to locationbar completer
  • added option to disable automatic password completion on sites
  • plugins are now always enabled (fixes missing AdBlock)
  • bring back AdBlock and GreaseMonkey icons in statusbar + add new buttons
  • fix incorrect size of buttons in bookmarks toolbar with some styles
  • fix losing session when loading newer profile with old application version
  • fix temporariliy enabling/disabling JavaScript using StatusBarIcons plugin
  • fix user agent settings not being applied on startup
  • fix calculating remaining time in download manager

Download: source code (at github.com)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

QupZilla 2.2.4 released!

This release brings a lot of new and improved features on top of bug fixes.
You can read more in previous post: What's new in QupZilla 2.2.4

  • added option to disable search suggestions from locationbar
  • added support for detaching and moving tabs to other windows with drag&drop
  • added support for dropping text/url on tabbar to create new tabs
  • added support for GreaseMonkey 4.0 API in userscripts
  • added support for customizing navigation bar layout and widgets
  • added support for loading userChrome.css stylesheet from profile to configure interface
  • added new buttons to navigation bar: Tools, Downloads, GreaseMonkey and AdBlock
  • added new Windows theme and improve every other theme
  • added support for printing from JavaScript with window.print()
  • closed windows can now be restored using history menu or Ctrl+Shit+N shortcut
  • multiple windows in session now each restore its geometry, state and settings
  • number of fixes and improvements in tabbar
  • greatly improved compatibility with various GreaseMonkey userscripts
  • updated design for SpeedDial
  • fix infinite loading animation on some sites with QtWebEngine 5.10
  • fix restoring maximized state after leaving fullscreen
  • fix internal pages not working when JavaScript is disabled
  • fix showing close button in Web Inspector
  • fix tabs not being restored when activated in some cases
  • fix loading "localhost" from locationbar
  • fix applying web settings when in private mode

Download: source code (at github.com)

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