This is the new design of the YouTube website

YouTube makes changes to the platform's web design

YouTube has changed the web design of its platform, after several years with the same cover. With this update, users will see a screen with a new organization of the suggested video, comments and an advertising banner.

The change was announced on April 10, but the update will be made progressively in all regions. For now, applies only to the web version so the mobile version will continue with the same design. Let's learn more details about this news and what these improvements imply.

This is the new YouTube design

YouTube web design changes

The changes made by Google to the web version of YouTube have been radical, after years without updating its design. The most noticeable variation will be seen in the title and description of the video, which were previously located at the bottom of the screen, They will now be located on the right side of the player.

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With this position adjustment the most relevant information of the video can be seen, while the content will continue playing. This will prevent users from having to scroll to the bottom of the video to see details.

Another new feature with the redesign of the YouTube web screen is in the comments. Now, when you want to see them, they will be located, expanded, on the right side of the screen, standing out in the same way as the video description. The best thing is that, andThe video will continue playing and there will be no interference between the text and the content.

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Regarding the recommended videos, they have also undergone changes. Previously they were displayed on the right side of the screen, but time will be seen at the bottom. In addition, the thumbnails of the recommended videos will increase in size and with more detail.

Although this novelty will improve user exploration, it means that Due to the increase in its dimensions, fewer suggestions will be shown than before. Recommendations from Short will also be included, the vertical short video format implemented by YouTube some time ago to compete with TikTok.

Advertising banner in YouTube web redesign

YouTube web redesign

The issue of ads on online platforms has not died and will not die. YouTube is known for having a wide range of ads in your videos, especially for the free version of the platform. Well, with these web redesign adjustments, has taken the opportunity to include an advertising section.

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In this banner with advertising that will appear between the video information and the comments. This space can also be used by YouTubers or bands who want to promote their products. The option will be part of a new way of monetizing on YouTube that will undoubtedly motivate content creators and brands.

The change has been especially thought about users' new habits of consuming digital content. With the arrival of TikTok, people's behavior has been transformed and Now the content can be enjoyed more by scrolling down. In the case of YouTube, it has done everything necessary to adapt to this way of viewing digital content.

This update is in a testing phase and has not been generally implemented, but once it is ready the change will surely be imminent. At the moment, they have not reported anything about new features in the interface of the mobile version of YouTube, but it will surely not take long for it to be redesigned. What do you think of these new ways of viewing content on YouTube?

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