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Add a Site to the Home Screen in Opera on the Computer

Want to add a site URL on speed dial in the Opera browser? Learn how to customize the home page and add your favorite sites for quick access.

Opera browser’s default home screen has speed dial or quick-access links for bookmarking the most visited sites. You can use the ‘Add +’ command button to add websites to the Speed Dial screen.

You can also manage these home page shortcuts within the browser which keeps changing over the period based on our usage.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to add a site address to the home screen or speed dial icons in the Opera browser.

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Add Site Address to Start Page

Here are the steps to add a website to the homepage:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Open the website and copy the page address.
  3. Go to the home page or speed dial, and click the + Add a Site button.
    Add a Site button on Opera Home ScreenIt will open a new pop-up box.
  4. Paste the copied link in the address field.
  5. Hit on Add to Opera command.
    Add to Opera pop-up box for shortcut links

It will immediately add the website URL and existing sites to the speed dial list.

Site Added to Opera Home Screen Shortcut Speed Dial

It adds your frequently visited website right on the home screen, which is easily visible and accessible with just a click.

You can manage these speed dial links in Opera. Hover on the shortcut link, click More horizontal 3-dots icon (or right-click for the context menu), and select Move to Bin to remove the shortcut link from the Opera home screen.

Remove the Shortcut Link from Speed Dial on Opera Home Screen

You can also select the Edit command in the context menu to change the name and address of the site shortcut.

Bottom Line

The Opera browser lets you add your favorite or frequently visited websites to the home screen. It avoids the challenge of remembering the website or searching through the history or bookmarks to find it.

A few preset site shortcuts are always available on the start page, and you can edit or delete them as needed.

You may also notice the change in shortcuts over the period under the Suggestions section. The Opera browser will try replacing old sites with frequently visited ones.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified Analytics & IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with an Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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