Swivro Website Changelog

January, 2022

- Update colors across website
- Update navbar item
- Add padding to Decentrasearch search section on decentrasearch.html
- Update product cards on homepage
- Update homepage background image
- Add github repo link on Argon page
- Update search box/btn on decentrasearch page
- Update headers/heros on every page to match homepage header bg & color
- Update homepage header/hero design (update image & text)
- Create Argon page (argon.html)
- Update alert message on Decentrasearch page
- Add search button on the right side of the HTML input on the Decentrasearch Start Page page
- Add tags to Decentrasearch recommendation on search engines page
- Add Decentrasearch to Search Engine recommendation page
- Remove roflcopter from Decentrasearch database & add searx.nixnet.services
- Create new start page for Decentrasearch to be used as the default browser homepage - also enabling a quick way to privately and securely search the internet.
- Major update to Decentrasearch (remove 4 SearX nodes from database which have broken or missing features, add paulgo.io to database, and ensure all SearX nodes use specific search engines & have specific configuration)
- Create products section on homepage
- Add search.ononoki.org to Decentrasearch database
- Update blog section on homepage & blog.html
- Create new blog post
- Fix visuals/display issues on KeyVault page
- Update main section on footer
- Fix JittySearch URL in Decentrasearch database
- Fix button visuals on mobile (blog page)
- Update navbar logo & favicon
- Fix XMR address JS copy function on donate page
- Remove search.st8.at from Decentrasearch database and add search.snopyta.org
- Remove swag.pw, nibblehole, and divided-by-zero from Decentrasearch database
- Add 2 new engines to Decentrasearch database
- Remove searx.lavatech.top from Decentrasearch database (bad search results)
- Remove searx.mastodontech.de, sx.fedi.tech, and searx.ru, from Decentrasearch database (all of those SearX nodes are broken).
- Update Njalla description on hosting providers page
- Update navbar (add blog.html)
- Create Blog Page
- Update navbar (create "Digital Privacy" item & add submenu w/ Privacy Checklist and Privacy Tools, and add Blog)
- Remove OpenCash Page (dead project)
- Update navbar (add KeyVault)
- Create KeyVault page
- Add Sideshift.ai to crypto exchange page
- Rename "Digital Privacy Checklist" to "Digital Privacy" on navbar
- Add "Onion Search Engine" to search engine recommendation page
- Update favicon
- Update navbar logo
- Update website colors
- Create new section on OpenCash page (avg. stats)
- Update PrivacyNow blog post links on bottom of homepage
- Add searx.zackptg5.com Searx instance to Decentrasearch database
- Remove bluelock Searx instance from Decentrasearch database
- Update navbar (add 2 items & remove 2 items)
- Create Decentrasearch page
- Create OpenCash NFT page
- Update color of bottom section (blog) on homepage
- Add two new sections below "Verified Privacy Tools" on homepage
- Update buttons on "Verified Privacy Tools" section on homepage
- Add images on two right/left sections at top of homepage body
- Update icons on Privacy Checklist page
- Update design of donate page
- Update homepage description
- Fix link colors on Privacy Checklist page
- Update website font (Satoshi -> Inter)

December, 2021

- Update PrivacyNow Blog section on homepage (add & link new blog post)
- Update colors on homepage (fix blog title text color)
- Update year in footer (happy new year!)
- List Monero and only Monero as a crypto donation option on the donate page
- Fix colors on changelog page
- Update colors across site
- Update text color for titles on sections "verified privacy tools" and "latest blog posts" (gradient -> solid dark blue)
- Update button styling across all pages (gradient -> solid dark blue)
- Update MASQ Description
- Add descriptions to heros/headers on every page
- Add important tags to recommendations on operating system page
- Add important tags to recommendations on email client page
- Add important tags to recommendations on 2-step authentication page
- Update tags on web browser page (remove "uses gecko" & show what platforms the browser supports)
- Add important tags to recommendations on file encryption page
- Add important tags to recommendations on file sharing page
- Add important tags to recommendations on anonymity network page
- Add important tags to recommendations on password manager page
- Add important tags to recommendations on web browsers page
- Add PayPal donation link to donate page
- Add important tags to recommendations on email providers page
- Add important tags to recommendations on instant messengers page
- Add important tags to recommendations on hosting providers page
- Add important tags to recommendations on crypto exchange page
- Update crypto exchange page description (on header/hero)
- Add important tags to recommendations on DNS resolver page
- Add important tags to recommendations on VPN provider page
- Add important tags to recommendations on cloud file storage page
- Add important tags to recommendations on search engine page
- Rename hero title on Changelog Page from "Swivro Changelog" to "Website Changelog"
- Rename a section on the homepage ("Cyberspace Safety Resources" -> "Directory of Verified Privacy Tools")
- Update PrivacyNow Blog link across website (privacynow.swivro.net -> privacynow.eu.org)
- Rename "Explore Privacy Resources" button on homepage to "Explore Privacy Tools" & update the link/href to privacytools.html
- Revamp Donate Page design
- Revamp Privacy Tools page & add Operating Systems link
- Create Privacy Tools page (lists all provider & software recommendations)
- Create Operating System recommendation page
- Add PrivacyNow button to navbar
- Update menu/navbar items
- Update logo
- Update font again (wasn't liking the new one) across website
- Add PrivacyNow Blog section to bottom of homepage & add blog content
- Remove Donate/About section and Share Website section from bottom of homepage
- Update colors (to divide sections) & adjust padding on homepage
- Import & use new website favicon (updated logo/new font)
- Import & use new organization logo (new font)
- Import & use new website font (inter)
- Update design of "why online privacy matters" page
- Add link to PrivacyNow Blog in the footer
- Create "Are you a Karen?" page (hopefully Karens don't get offended!)
- Add notice/warning to search engine recommendation page
- Update navbar (remove some links)
- Add notice to web browser recommendation page stating that we do not suggest Chromium browsers
- Add CTemplar to email provider recommendation page
- Update homepage header design
- Update font size for menu/nav icons & update nav items
- Create Global Mass Surveillance Page & add it to the navbar
- Update button styling on Privacy Checklist Page
- Add important details & notes to all Email Client recommendations on the Email Clients page
- Remove K-9 Mail from Email Client Recommendation Page
- Add important details & notes to all 2FA Authenticator recommendations on the 2FA Authenticator page
- Add important details & notes to all File Encryption recommendations on the File Encryption page
- Add important details & notes to all File Sharing recommendations on the File Sharing page
- Add important details & notes to all Anonymity Network recommendations on the Anonymity Networks page
- Add important details & notes to all Password Manager recommendations on the Password Manager page
- Add important details & notes to all Email Provider recommendations on the Email Providers page
- Add important details & notes to all Instant Messenger recommendations on the Instant Messengers page
- Add important details & notes to all Hosting Provider recommendations on the Hosting Provider page
- Add important details & notes to all Web Browser recommendations on the Web Browser page
- Add important details & notes to all Crypto Exchange recommendations on the Crypto Exchange page
- Add important details & notes to all DNS Resolver recommendations on the DNS Resolver page
- Add important details & notes to all VPN provider recommendations on the VPN page
- Add important details & notes to all cloud storage provider recommendations on the Cloud Storage Page
- Add important details & notes to all search engine recommendations on the Search Engine Page
- Add buttons to "if you don't have anything to hide..." and "why should I care about security..." sections on homepage
- Add Zcash & Dash as cryptocurrencies on donation page
- Add section to bottom of homepage to allow easy sharing of this website
- Update DNS resolver page design (remove comparison chart & add horizontal cards/sections)
- Give the Changelog a design update (you're currently viewing it)
- Update the About Page (updated description & new content added)
- Add important notice to MASQ on "Anonymity Networks" page
- Add MASQ to "Anonymity Networks" Recommendation page
- Rename "Anonymous Networks" page to "Anonymity Networks"
- Add Signal to Encrypted Messengers page (with a warning that it requires a phone number)
- Add link to the DNS Resolver Recommendation Page to the Internet Providers page
- Create DNS Resolver Recommendation Page
- De-list Mojeek Search Engine (with its current search results, the search engine is almost unusable)
- Move away from DDoS-Guard due to Russia's new restriction against the Tor Project & Migrate to CloudFlare
- 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 transparency, cybersecurity, and online privacy. We do our best to help you restore & retain your online privacy.