Jazz up Opera
By Arnstein Teigenespirobind. Thursday, April 26, 2012 6:00:18 AM
With Opera 12 alpha we started supporting themes, a much more lightweight version of our existing skinning system. Today we're adding these to addons.opera.com and opening up for everybody to upload and share their themes.
Our existing skin section on My Opera will be discontinued and replaced with addons.opera.com/themes. Designers that have published skins on My Opera should re-upload these to addons.opera.com. In the new Add-ons catalog we will not make any differentiation between skins and themes. This will remain a technical detail for designers to consider, whether they want to use skins or the new and lightweight themes to enhance the look of Opera. The old skin system is of course very powerful, but at the same time complex and hard to ensure compatibility across versions of Opera and different operating systems. We will generally recommend designers to use the lightweight version.
Note to skin developers: please re-upload your skins to addons.opera.com/themes
Get Opera Next to try out themes. There is an article on how to make your own theme of dev.opera.com