YouTube renews its web design and not everyone likes it

New YouTube web design

YouTube has taken an important step in the design of its web interface and after years without changes, has decided to redesign its screen. Now users will be able to see the comments, video description and advertisements without the playback stopping.

This change of web version of YouTube is oriented towards a layout where the user can scroll the window down. Additionally, they will see suggested content in large sizes, but with fewer options. Let's find out more details about this update and what it means for users.

The web version of YouTube changes its design and adds advertising

YouTube has decided, after years of monotony, make a change in the redesign of your web version. This leads to a reorganization of the comments, the suggested videos, the video description and an advertising banner has been added. Let's learn more about these changes and what they mean for users:

Title and description of the video

YouTube reorganizes comments in the web version

The title and description of the video has been the most notable change of the entire redesign made by YouTube. Remember that the previous version placed both elements at the bottom of the screen, but with this update the entire component will be located on the right side of the player.

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With this new organization, Users will be able to access this information without having to stop playing the content. Thus, they will not have the need to move to the bottom to see these types of details.

Comment changes

The relocation of comments to the web version of YouTube has been another of the changes made by the company. They will now be located to the right and in a more extended space standing out next to the video description. For users, this redesign will improve reading and participation during conversations, without stopping the playback of the content.

Video suggestions

Video and banner advertising suggestions on YouTube Web

Previously, the video suggestion was placed on the right side of the screen. This was mainly characterized by having a thumbnail of the content, details and it was an extensive list of them. With the update They will now be placed below the main video With a big difference, its size has increased, but it leads to fewer suggestions being shown.

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Shorts included

YouTube Short format content will also be included in this design renewal. Let us remember that these videos were launched to compete directly with TikTok and view videos vertically. Now, the redesign It will place them in the middle of the comments section and to access them you have to scroll down the screen.

Advertising banner

With all this reorganization of the web version of YouTube, they have taken the opportunity to include a Advertising banner. This will be located in the description and details section of the video, but it will not come alone. Apparently it will be a new monetization mechanism for content creators and bands who want to promote products.

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When does YouTube's new web design go into effect?

When the YouTube Web redesign comes into effect

According to YouTube, This redesign and reorganization of the details of the web version has already come into effect on April 10. However, the update is still in a testing phase and has not been rolled out globally. However, the process will not take many days to reach everyone, so you must be aware of new news.

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Regarding the mobile version, YouTube has not reported anything about the update, so for now it will continue with the previous version. Surely it won't take them long to change them and adjust all their applications, both for iOS and Android. What do you think of this redesign?


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