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YouTube is coming up with a revolutionary breakthrough with its innovative, responsive website design. The recent improvement in web site design is customized to enrich user experience. Sources suggest that the American video-sharing website was testing its new Material Website design for more than a year. It will finally let the users try out its desktop version without the need of another URL. The responsive website design is revamped to provide the desktop users with the same experience as that of its mobile counterpart.
YouTube debuts infinite scrolling where users can scroll the profile banner end-to-end. A larger hero video will be featured on the user’s profile page. When a user opts for theater mode, the search bar turns black to match the interface with the rest of the screen. Lastly, users can enable the Dark Mode by clicking on the user icon and modifying the settings. Safe to say, YouTube is coming up with a holistic experience with its state-of-the-art responsive web design.
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According to YouTube, the new design has three fundamental principles: Beauty, Consistency, and Simplicity.
YouTube has not officially launched the Material Design for everyone. If you are looking to access preview of the new design, go to youtube . com/new. You can easily turn off the /’Dark Mode/’ or revert to the classic layout by clicking on the “User” icon. YouTube also wants you to leave honest feedback using the link on the “Account” menu. This will help the company to improve further to provide an enhanced user experience.
The Vice President of Product Management at YouTube, Manuel Bronstein, said in a statement that the automatic rollout of the new design would be for 1% of the users initially. The video streaming giant has plans to gradually roll out the update for all users in the coming week. He emphasized that if there is a high demand for the Material Design, the team will work on fully implementing it for everyone.
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