If you want to set Vivaldi browser’s start page or speed dial as homepage, it’s very much possible in Vivaldi 1.8. Vivaldi team has added an option for that in Startup Settings of the browser. By default, vivaldi.com has been set as home page in Vivaldi browser, if you want to set Start Page as the default home page, you can, here is how that can be done.

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Setting Vivaldi browser Start Page as homepage 

  1. Click V menu > Tools > Settings
  2. Ensure Startup is selected, under Startup, for Homepage, select Start Page.

3. Close the Settings window.

From now on, whenever you click on the Home button, Speed dial will open.

History Panel has missed Vivaldi 1.7 release, it will be available in Vivaldi version 1.8.