How-To enable some new YouTube designs

Moritz Tolxdorff found some nice gems hidden in YouTube’s website. The first thing he found and shared on Google+ was a new design, that you can enable with the help of a little cookie:

1. Go to
2. Press Ctrl + Shift and J in Chrome to open the Developer Tools
Press Ctrl+Shift+K in Firefox
3. Click on the “Console” Tab and enter
4. Reload the website and enjoy the new layout.

To disable it simply use:


The second thing Tolxdorff discovered was an updated YouTube Uploader.

Update: Here’s more about YouTube’s channels preview. Thanks @nikstohn.