Version History of SeaMonkey 2.18 (Beta 3)

What's New in SeaMonkey 2.18

This document outlines a few of the new features implemented in SeaMonkey 2.18, important bugfixes and any new problems. Please note that these changes are relative to SeaMonkey 2.17.

New Features and Fixes

Major Changes

  • Basic Private Browsing support has been added (experimental for now).
    • Private windows never prompt even if normal windows are open (bug 846762).
    • Added an about:privatebrowsing page (bug 837493).
    • Add -private command line option (bug 837496).
    • Added a File/New/Private Window menu item (bug 837510).
    • Added an Open Link in Private Window context menu item (bug 841230).
    • Open Location has a Private Window option now (bug 841616).
    • Added basic private browsing support (bug 837492).
  • Added support for safe browsing which blocks potentially malicious websites reported as attack sites (malware) or web forgeries (phishing) (bug 477718).
  • Information like preview text, subject and sender can be shown in new mail notifications now (bug 404580).

Fixes in Beta 3

  • Undo Close Tab did not work in private windows (bug 858825).
  • Video statistics have been fixed (bug 863008).