List of Vivaldi bugs

  • Nonfixable Vivaldi bugs, please test them.

    Menu is opening on SpeedDial after closing a tab with mouse gesture (menu depending on where over SpedDial cursor will end up).

    'Always save to default folder' enabling despite not selected. Make sure you've got option to always save to default folder switched off. Visit and start downloading 32-bit version. When dialog box appear select option to always save to default folder and then deselect it and then choose 'Save as' option. Then start downloading 32-bit version again - the dialog box won't appear and option to always save to default folder will be turned on in the settings.

    New child tab not opening at the end after resurrecting from trash.
    1.Open in a new tab .
    2.Open link to latest blog post in a background using mouse wheel.
    3.Close the orginal tab (
    4.Bring it back from the trash.
    5.Open another link to another blog post in a background using mouse wheel.
    6.It will open in front of first opened blog post.
    7.Open a few other blog posts - they will now open behind the first post.

    Vivaldi can’t restore tab.,sprawdz_czy_zdalbys_na_prawo_jazdy,q,t.html
    1.Open link.
    2.Close Vivaldi.
    3.Open Vivaldi.
    4.The tab will turn blank, no option to restore url.

    Vivaldi tab slows down after viewing many pages.
    1.Start viewing photos (by clicking on the picture you move to the next picture).
    2.After some time Vivaldi will be slower and slower (after about 100 pictures it's really noticable).
    3.Manager shows that tab uses over 1GB of RAM!
    4.Only way to remedy this is middle click on next photo button and continue browsing in new tab.
    5.It's not problem of my PC (I've got 12GB of RAM, quad core processor and an SSD).

    Rightmost tab in the stack is always on top after starting Vivaldi, not the one you were viewing.
    1.Open 3 random websites.
    2.Move tab1 over tab2 to stack them (tab1 will be on top).
    3.Switch to tab3.
    4.Close Vivaldi.
    5.Open Vivaldi.
    6.Tab2 will be on top in the stack (despite the fact that tab1 was on top when closing).

    Autocompletion was somewhat working in previous release but is broken again – chosing what to fill apparently at random.

    Tab thumbnail is always showing top center of the page, not actual content. It shoud show current content of the page (if you scroll to the end it still shows the top). Also tab thumbnail is showing only center of the page, not the full width – thumbnail is cut from both sides.

    Moving cursor over tab's thumbnail should show this particular tab in background (because thumbnails are sometimes unreliable). Currently it’s impossible to move cursor over thumbnail.

    Vivaldi should be first sugesting currently open tabs for SpeedDial when adding a new SpeedDial entry using the big plus button (currently it suggest apparently some random pages from history). Or allow dragging tab from tab bar to add it as a new SpeedDial entry.

    No option on SpeedDial to change URL of tile. Should be in right click menu.

    No option in settings to disable autofill in text boxes on pages. The only way is through chrome://settings/.

    Double click on tab bar should open a new tab.

    On some websites I get message "JavaScript from mhjfbmdgcfjbbpaeojofohoefgiehjai. Please wait." (usually on websites with pop-up adds). Why?

    Download folder should be chosen from list of folders on your PC - you should not expect people to type it down manually. Especially that it's not working. I wanted to save to desktop, I wrote path to desktop but files are not appearing on desktop. Instead a second desktop folder is created in my user profile and files are saved there.

    When starting download option 'open' should be renamed to 'save and open' - because it's saving the file to download folder and opening it, not to some temp folder where it gets deleted after viewing.

    Add button to enable/disable Java/Flash. It should be placed next to URL bar and change color when website is using Java/Flash and you've got them disabled.

    No warning when closing Vivaldi when file is downloading.

    When playing longer gifs, after some time, artifacts appear.

    Searches not shown on scroll bar. Use Ctrl+F and search for phrase: LTPS. It won't show on the scroll bar. After 2nd letter it disappear from scroll bar. Same for other words (like: amoled, dark etc.).

    Scroll bar shows one more search result than there actually are. Use Ctrl+F to search for "avag". There are only 2 such terms but on scroll bar on the left you will see 3 results higlighted - one of them will be at the beginning of the scroll bar (use F3 to move between them). Is Vivaldi treating the search term you input as one of the results it finds on webpage?

    Wrong naming of key shortcuts - 'Next tab (recent)' and 'Previous tab (recet)' are switched (I've got 'Cycle in tab order' selected).

    Anything written with slash (‘/’) in url bar is treated as an url – so I can’t search for anything containing slash or perform division using Google.

    Anything written with dot (‘.’) in url bar is treated as an url – so I can’t search for anything containing dot.

    Give option to move button for opening new tabs (plus button) in front of tabs (now it's always behind them) or on the bar with back/forward buttons (put it in front of them).

    Some improvements to tab closing. When the bar is full of tabs after closing a tab other tabs keep their size as long as you keep cursor over them - but all tabs on the right move to fill the space. Tabs should hold their position (with blank spaces for closed tabs). It would make selecting and closing tabs much easier.

    Add option to search for two different phrases on one page (higlighted with two different colors).

    Status bar improvements (this bar at the bottom with zooming etc.).
    1.Allow to move it from the bottom to below the URL bar.
    2.Add button on the right of URL bar to show/hide status bar.
    3.Allow to customize status bar (add/remove other options besides zooming and tiles).
    4.Add option to show link's URL close to the link instead of on status bar (looking at the bottom is inconvenient).

    Add option to set a static grid on SpeedDial (n x m, ie. 5 x 9) and put thumbnails anywhere on this SpeedDial grid (with unused cells invisible). It will work very well with custom backgrounds (you could remove thumnails covering important parts of the picture). Currently you can only place thumbnails in linear fashion and they change their position when you change size of the window (what’s the point of SpeedDial tiles when they change their position on the grid when you change window size and you have to search through them?).

    Please make password manager like in the old Opera. With separate button and shortcut for filling passwords. Managing multiple accounts was much easier. And login wasn't visible to everyone.

    Add option to see picture data via right click menu (i.e. size, resolution, etc).

    Add really private window. Under 'Open private window' add menu position 'Open extra private window' (or different name you find suitable) - it will open completly clean private window - without history and search suggestions. So when somebody asks me to check something on the net I can open him this extra private window without all my data. Currently private window has access to all my history, passwords etc.

    Videos won’t play in Vivaldi.

    Can’t see the quiz – works fine in Edge but there’s blank space in Vivaldi.

    Below the picture there should be a quiz – works fine in Edge but there’s blank space in Vivaldi.

    Many frames dropped on YouTube videos. Especially on high fps and high resolution ones – sometimes really visible stuttering. Same videos play with no droped frames on Edge.

    All bugs performed on latest stable Vivaldi on Windows 10.

    //MODEDIT: Removed non-public URLs

  • Moderator

    No developer will have time to read the thread and long list, i fear.

    If you found a bug, please report each issue separately to the developers to fix it.

    How to do a bugreport for Vivaldi
    Report every bug seperately at
    Describe the issue as precise as you can.
    If you use any extensions please give information which ones you use.
    If you have a URL or a own testpage which can checked, add it to the bugreport.
    If you have own testcase files (HTML, CSS, JS etc.) add them to the confirmation mail you get after report.
    If you have a screenrecording video, you can attach it to give the developers a hint how this might happen or look like.
    You will get a bug confirmation mail and in a reply to this mail you can add more information and files as attachments for the testers and bug tracking team.

    Thanks in advance for helping us to make Vivaldi better!

  • Moderator

    For missing features (not all is a bug!) please add such request.

    How to make a feature request for Vivaldi
    If you think your problem can be solved by a missing feature, please add a request at in the corresponding thread for your browser version.

    Thanks in advance for helping us to make Vivaldi better!

  • @hondac
    1. Is known and already reported
    3. Is known and already reported
    4. Is known and already reported
    6. Is - as far as I know - known and already reported

    7. Is intended behaviour to save some resources in case you have a gazillion of open tabs so vivaldi don't need to load every site in every scrolling state but just a short pic so you can recognise the site you visited and where it is placed.

    13. Is known and already reported
    18. Is known and already reported

    23. and 24. can be bypassed through a searchengine shortcut search. So when you want to search on google(or whatever searchengine you use) type the shortcut in front followed by a blank e.g. I want to search for slice.bread I type
    g slice.bread in addressbar

    25. I think there was a tweak in the modifications forum that did exactly what you want (but afaik there is work in progress for a more customiseable address and tabbar)

    31. Is known and already reported

    32. I really like this option you should post it as feature request in the thread Gwen Dragon suggested

    35. Works pretty well over here maybe your adblocker is a bit too restrictive?


    EDIT: I googled mhjfbmdgcfjbbpaeojofohoefgiehjai and it seems that this ID belongs to the build in pdfviewer somehow.

  • .24.
    Anything written with dot (‘.’) in url bar is treated as an url – so I can’t search for anything containing dot.

    This is the same with all other browsers I tried.

  • Moderator

    Try typing, for example, "g .notdef" to search for what you want.

  • I've filled many bug reports since the technical preview but they didn't get fixed (I know it takes time and some have higher priority, but I got no response after resubmitting them as advised).

    I fear my feature requests will disappear in the request thread and noone will look at them.

    I don't run adblocker (or any other extensions).

    Recently I've encountered another bug. After opening links from this topic and visiting them Vivaldi turned into white rectangle - everything disappeared. Rebooting system didn't help, Vivaldi was still broken. I've finally managed to fix it but after that Vivaldi stopped saving last session. After some time I've managed to fix that too. And it happened on stable.
    My enthusiasm for Vivaldi is fading a little bit. I've stopped running snapshots some time ago. But stable is too problematic too. I've stopped recommending Vivaldi to my friends. You can only make good impression the first time - and they all were not happy because some website wasn't working properly or something was broken in Vivaldi. They are not interested in fancy gimmicks like taking screenshots - they just want their browser to work. And I don't want them to get bad impression of Vivaldi now, because maybe in the future it will deliver all its promises. I'm considering moving to other browser for now. I like Vivaldi features but it's sometimes problematic as everyday browser.

    These problems gave me an idea for another feature - add option in context menu to open tab in different browser (i.e. Edge).

  • Keyboard shortcuts for extensions do not work.


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