Hotlist panels in Opera

Simply the Best Internet Experience

Note: An updated cross-platform page with some useful tools-in-panels can be found at the Panelizer. I'll keep some news panels on this page, but I frankly think RSS newsfeeds are the way to go for such resources. If you like your news in a panel, I recommend the Opera News panel from

Howto and examples

Also known as 'sidebars'. Most of them were originally created for use in Netscape 6/Mozilla [see], but these are suitable for use in Opera's Hotlist.

Just click on the buttons to add them to Opera's Hotlist, or to see a preview in the frame on the right.

Preview here:

Opera News panel

Add panel Preview News Panel
Opera News panel - provided by

Web developer

Add panel Preview WebRef
WebReference News - with short summaries

Linux and Open Source

Add panel Preview IceWalkers
Searchable directory of free Linux software. Features news, downloads, how-to's, and links.
Add panel Preview BSD
Daily Deamon News - BSD
Add panel Preview LinuxToday

Tech news

The latest technology news from
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News, hot products and top downloads.
Add panel Preview is the biggest OS/2 portal on the Internet. It provides daily news, software archive, discussion forum and lots more useful sections.
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Top headlines from the network of nationally recognized reporters, authors, and industry experts, dedicated to covering the world of everything new.
Add panel Preview Slashdot - with site search
Add panel Preview MacSlash
Add panel Preview NewsForge
NewsForge - with short news summaries
Add panel Preview Wired
Wired News - with short news summaries


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The link to Today's Jokes issue plus the links to five random jokes of the hour.
Add panel Preview Pocket Pig
A daily dose of delectable drawings


Add panel Preview Movie Reviews
Movie news headlines from around the web, refreshed every 15 minutes.
Add panel Preview Film Unlimited
News, interviews and coverage of new British film releases from The Guardian newspaper.
Add panel Preview SF SciFi TV Guide
A list of science fiction television programming scheduled for up to the next ten days. It is always current. The list comes from the SF on TV full page at Ambit - The Web Waystation.
Add panel Preview Digital Hit
Your entertainment news source.


Add panel Preview 3D gamers
Downloads, reviews, previews, cheats and 3Dgaming news.


Add panel Preview International News
International relations news - news headlines from around the web, refreshed every 15 minutes
Add panel Preview CNN
CNN news headlines.
Add panel Preview CBS Sportsline
CBS Sportsline
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(Norwegian) Short news summaries


Add panel Preview Weather Europa
Default country is Hungary, but you can also view other countries in Europe.
Add panel Preview LookWayUp
Dictionary and search tool to search in search engines.
Add panel Preview BenefitsLink
BenefitsLink - Gov. plans