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Default Youtube Layout Fix - 12-08-2012, 02:45 PM

If anybody else is annoyed by YouTube's terrible new layout, I made a quick Greasemonkey/User Script fix for it.
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/153751


Mainly, what this does is:

- Centre alines the pages, so you don't have to ridiculously strain your neck to look left all the time.

- Applies some grey colouring to the background and sidebar, so that all of the whiteness doesn't burn your eyes and so that the actual content is focused.

- Works on the new homepage and the new watch page.


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Default 12-08-2012, 03:20 PM

Nice.

Got a script to bring back the "Other Videos" tool? I used that nearly every time I went on youtube. it allowed me to watch video in chronological order without dealing with crappy autoplays or having to change the page I'm on.


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Default 12-08-2012, 03:58 PM

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Originally Posted by x2495iiii View Post
Nice.

Got a script to bring back the "Other Videos" tool? I used that nearly every time
I went on youtube. it allowed me to watch video in chronological order without dealing with crappy autoplays or having to change the page I'm on.
Thanks. I've updated it just now so that it works with most other youtube pages too.

I don't really know what you mean by the "Other Videos" tool , sorry.


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Default 12-09-2012, 12:01 AM

Whoa. Don't remember putting that pointless line break in there.

Oh well.

The other videos tool was this dropdown list of videos that the user who posted the video you were watching had posted. You could click the dropdown, then scroll ahead about 30 videos, all without leaving the page you were on. I used it to follow series a lot, since some channels don't group their submissions properly, so seeing a concise list of their submissions in chronological order was useful.


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Default 12-09-2012, 12:24 AM

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Whoa. Don't remember putting that pointless line break in there.

Oh well.

The other videos tool was this dropdown list of videos that the user who posted the video you were watching had posted. You could click the dropdown, then scroll ahead about 30 videos, all without leaving the page you were on. I used it to follow series a lot, since some channels don't group their submissions properly, so seeing a concise list of their submissions in chronological order was useful.
Don't think I could do that, sorry. For two reasons: this is my first userscript, what you described sounds too advanced for me, and I've never used the "other videos" feature, so I wouldn't have a clue what I'm doing.

I've updatd it again so that it now works properly on Chrome and not just Firefox.


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Default 12-11-2012, 08:31 PM

I don't think I'll be updating this again, so last post here. I've converted it into a Chrome and Opera extension, I've tried Firefox, but its much harder.

Get the Chrome Extension
Get the Opera Extension

The user script has had almost 250 installs since it it first went up on Saturday, the Opera extension has had over 190 since Monday and the Chrome extension is just up (and cost me $5), so please give support and install / spread the news.


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