YouTube’s Redesign Smells a Lot Like Mobile


YouTube took the wraps off a site redesign on Friday, one that borrows heavily from the service's mobile apps. Its new site is better designed to display on any size screen and has more of an emphasis on playlists.

Now when you Like a playlist, it will appear in the left sidebar. Playlists you create will be listed in the sidebar, too, just one click away from anywhere on the site. A simplified editing page makes creating playlists easier as well.

YouTube's website is also now center-aligned with a more card-like appearance, just like its mobile apps. The front page is simple, with just two views: What to Watch and Your Subscriptions. If you want things even more austere, you can also hide the left sidebar with a toggle button right beside the YouTube logo. The sidebar automatically disappears when the browser window gets too thin (though you can get it back by clicking the toggle). Read more...

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