Try out the new YouTube homepage

Try out the new YouTube homepage

YouTube enthusiasts! Have you noticed something fresh and exciting about your favorite video platform lately? That’s right – YouTube has given its homepage a sleek new makeover, and it’s definitely worth checking out!

YouTube is testing a new homepage design and that anyone can force this new design by adding a cookie to their browser. Here’s how to do to so for Chrome and Firefox


To enter the cookie go to YouTube in you browser and for Chrome open Developer Tools by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-j and for Firefox use the shortcut Ctrl-Shift-k to open the web console.



in the console tab and then reload the YouTube tab.

The new layout is a three pane system with user and channel info in the left pane, subscription updates in the middle pane, and recommended videos in the right pane. It is a less-busy layout that I hope YouTube decides to incorporate.Clicking on Google + tab displays videos shared on Google + network.


Try out the new YouTube homepage


Let me break it down for you.

First off, your channel info now takes center stage on the left side of the homepage. You’ll find links to your videos, likes, watch history, and more, making it super easy to navigate and manage your account. Plus, there are suggestions for new channels to subscribe to and trending content to check out.

In the middle column, you’ll see updates from the channels you’re subscribed to. It’s a great way to stay up-to-date with your favorite creators and never miss a new upload.

On the right side, you’ll find recommended videos based on your past viewing habits. YouTube’s algorithm works its magic to suggest content you might enjoy, making it even easier to discover new videos.

Now, let’s talk about the design. Some users have noticed that the new homepage design only applies to the homepage itself, not the rest of the site. And for those with widescreen monitors, there’s been some feedback about too much white space due to the fixed width layout.

Curious about trying out the new homepage? You can enable it through your settings, and if you’re feeling adventurous, you can even test out the new YouTube video uploader by visiting a specific web address.

And don’t worry if you’re not loving the changes – you can always revert to the old homepage by adjusting your settings. So, what’s your take on the new YouTube homepage? Share your thoughts below!