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How to enable brand new YouTube Design

Google is again working on a brand new YouTube layout which is still to be rolled out to everyone officially. The new layout tries to arrange and manage the information much better compared to existing one. The left hand side column lists your channels along with the subscribed ones. It also lists Popular and trending tabs which pulls the popular and trending videos from YouTube. It also lists some recommended YouTube channels for you based on your interests.

Apart from the left column, the other two columns shows your subscription videos and recommended ones. The layout looks clean and it seems that it is based on the concept of integrating Google+ with YouTube which is almost a trend now with all Google Products.

Enable YouTube Brand new Layout

1. Open YouTube by typing http://www.youtube.com in your browser address bar.

2. Press Ctrl + Shift and J in Chrome to open the Developer Tools or Press Ctrl+Shift+K in Firefox.

3. Click on the “Console” Tab in chrome and enter the following.(For Firefox, there is no console tab available though. Just enter it)

document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;

4. Reload the website and enjoy the new layout.

Via: Moritz Tolxdorff+

About the author: A Mechanical Design Engineer by profession, but passionate about Computers, software and anything that helps to learn something new or different. Love to do things which i don’t know and dive into unknown territories.

8 comments… add one
  • Ashwin November 20, 2011, 9:07 PM

    Thanks. I already got it for one of my accounts automatically. Now I can try it with the other account

    • Avinash November 20, 2011, 9:08 PM

      lol.. its not available for anyone of my Google accounts. šŸ™‚

      • Ashwin November 20, 2011, 9:19 PM

        I have no idea how I got it…lol

        Got it automatically.

        • Avinash November 20, 2011, 9:21 PM

          May be it’s already being rolled out to selective Google accounts. šŸ™‚

          • Ashwin November 20, 2011, 9:23 PM

            Yes, its possible. I view a lot of videos with that account, perhaps that makes a difference?

  • August Pomponius November 22, 2011, 12:43 AM

    Firefox gave me an illegal character error. I checked carefully and I don’t think I copied or pasted anything wrong.

  • August Pomponius November 22, 2011, 12:45 AM

    It was the double quotes. I replaced them manually by deleting them with the keyboard and typing them in and it worked.

    • Avinash November 22, 2011, 11:32 AM

      Glad that it worked for you finally. šŸ™‚

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