How To Use Greasemonkey in Opera

by on August 18, 2008
in General, Tips and Tricks

Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that allows Firefox users to install scripts that make quick changes to web pages. Greasemonkey can be used to add new functionality to web pages and web sites like adding an HTML signature in Google, bypassing image verification in Orkut etc.

Opera has a in-built feature that can support Greasemonkey scripts (custom JavaScript). These user scripts work exactly how they work in Firefox. You can read the brief tutorial after the jump on how you can use it.

How To Use Greasemonkey in Opera

1. Download any Greasemonkey script.

2. Rename the script so that it ends with “.user.js”

3. Open Opera and go to Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Content and click the JavaScript Options button.

4. In User JavaScript files field, choose the location of your scripts folder.

How To Use Greasemonkey in Opera

5. Restart Opera for the changes to take effect.

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