Swivro Changelog

See all of the latest significant changes made to Swivro monthly. We regularly modify this page to keep it up to date.

December, 2021

- De-list Brave Search (due to privacy concerns) & add Mojeek and Searx
- De-list DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser (due to privacy concerns) & add LibreWolf
- Temporarily remove PrivacyNow Blog from Navbar until the Blogging system is improved
- Create PrivacyNow Blog & add PrivacyNow Blog Button to Navbar
- Update Startpage logo on Search Engine recommendation page
- Update Session & Status logos on Messenger recommendation page
- Add Webdock to Hosting Provider recommendation page
- Fix link on VPN Provider recommendation page
- Update homepage hero image (before it was a solid purple color, now it is a purple to blue gradient)
- Make navbar fixed at top of page & transparent
- Update Footer Color (before it was a solid purple, now it is a gradient)
- Make all buttons a purple/blue gradient & remove border
- Fix links on "Secure your accounts" page
- Add Solana as a cryptocurrency to Donation Page
- Update Software Recommendations page (add 2-step Authentication page to the listing)
- Update "Privacy Checklist" page (add 2-step Authentication link)
- Create "2-step Authentication" page
- Update font for navbar items
- Update About Page
- Add bottom buttons to "Privacy Checklist" page
- Create "Privacy Checklist" page
- Add "Cloud File Storage" to "Service Providers" page
- Add "FileN" as a recommendation on the "Cloud File Storage" page
- Add images (logos) to "Cloud File Storage" Page
- Create "Cloud File Storage" page
- Modify website fonts

November, 2021

- Create "File Encryption Tools" page
- Add additional content to homepage (two new cards) and update information on homepage
- Update "Cyberspace Safety" section on homepage (change cards)
- Add images and buttons to software & provider recommendation pages
- Update Online Safety submenu in navbar
- Add "Web Browsers", "Password Managers", "Anonymous Networks", "File Sharing", and "Email Clients" sections to Software Alternatives page
- Add "VPN Providers", "Search Engines", "Crypto Exchanges", "Web Hosting", "Instant Messengers", and "Email Providers" sections to Service Providers page
- Add Service Providers page
- Add Software Alternatives page
- Change overall website structure (rename pages)
- Change "Safe Crypto Wallets" page to "Safe Crypto Exchanges"
- Modify cards on cybersecurity page (re-structure)
- Add anti-malware software recommendation page
- Update software recommendations on Privacy Guide page
- Replace paper airplane icon on all buttons with external link icon (fontawesome)
- Minor updates on the Anonymity page to the card titles
- Update Internet Issues page to make all card header titles consistent (starting with "Protecting")
- Update Cybersecurity page to make all card header titles consistent (starting with Securing)
- Update Anonymity page to make all card headings start with "anonymously" for consistency
- Create "Anonymous Internet Search Engines" informational page & link it on Anonymity page.
- Self-host the Montserrat font to no longer fetch from Google CDN (thanks to CYGO Network for informing us of this)
- Added "Communicating Anonymously" and "Sharing Files Anonymously" pages
- Temporarily remove "privacy guide" page from navbar & add to footer menu 
- Added more useful information (suggesting XMR over BTC) on the "anonymize your payments" page
Added "Email Forwarding" & "DNS Resolvers" section to privacy guide page
- Simplifed Privacy Guide Page & update content
- Added Privacy Guide (alternatives to google, etc) section under "privacy & cybersecurity resources" on homepage
- Fixed a link/button on the homepage
- Updated content on "privacy guide" page
- Added new item on navbar under "online safety"
- Added "Why online privacy matters" page & update navbar
- Added changelog page to footer menu
- Added changelog page
- Added beta news/blog page (currently accessible via news.html but not regularly updated yet)
- Added "securing all of your online accounts" informational page
- Updated information regarding Tor on "hide your web traffic" page
- Updated information on "explaining tor" page
- Updated some info on the malicious company directory
- Gave cybersecurity, anonymity, and internet issues all dedicated pages with options.
- Splitted up sections in navbar (anonymity, cybersecurity, etc)
- Added "Privacy Guide" page (merged privacyguide.us.to with Swivro)
- Updated donation page w/ JS functioning allowing quick copy/paste of crypto addresses
- Changed layout of all pages under "internet issue" category
- Updated some info on the cybercrime informational page
- Upgraded the website from Bootstrap 4.5 to Bootstrap 5
- Updated the logo to terminal icon w/ S letter (bagnard font)
- Revamp website design
- Added Webdock to safe hosting provider list (safe-hosting-providers.html)
- Switched from Apache Web Server to Nginx & add instant.page JS to website
- Migrated to Webdock Hosting

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Swivro is an organization focused on free speech, transparency, cybersecurity, and online privacy. We do our best to help you keep your online privacy.