Old Twitter Layout (2024)

Old Twitter Layout (2024)

A new extension that returns old Twitter's look.

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What is Old Twitter Layout (2024)?

"Old Twitter Layout (2024)" is a Chrome extension designed to bring back the old Twitter interface from 2015 or 2018, offering users a more traditional and streamlined user experience. It's a completely separate client that bypasses the new Twitter design, offering improved speed and eliminating the extra load from added styles. It supports key Twitter features including chronological and algorithmic timelines, customizable profile colors, and an ad-free experience. Additional enhancements like video downloads, tweet translations, and dark mode make this extension a comprehensive solution for users nostalgic for the old Twitter layout.

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Stats
Users: 55,243
Version: 1.8.2.1 (Last updated: 2024-02-26)
Creation date: 2022-07-26
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • storage
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
  • unlimitedStorage
Host permissions:
  • *://*.twitter.com/*
  • *://twitter.com/*
  • *://twimg.com/*
  • *://*.twimg.com/*
Size: 1.92M
Stats date:

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Old Twitter Layout (2024)
Old Twitter Layout (2024) (v1.8.2.1)
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Extension to return old Twitter layout from 2015 (or 2018). WORKS IN 2024! This extension doesn't add any CSS on top of original Twitter. It's fully different client that replaces original new Twitter client, making it faster than alternatives that just add style on top of Twitter. This extension requires you to be logged in to Twitter account.

Please visit https://twitter.com/old/settings after installing to make it work just as you like. It switches to chronological timeline by default, you can switch back to algorithmical timeline in settings.

You can visit unchanged Twitter by visiting https://twitter.com?newtwitter=true.

The code is open source! Check https://github.com/dimdenGD/OldTwitter to see the code and report any issues.

Features

  • Almost all of Twitter functionality is implemented
  • Both reverse chronological and algorithmical timelines support. And exclusive: Reverse chronological timeline with friends likes and follows (basically mix of both chrono and algo timelines)
  • Custom profile link colors supported
  • You can change custom profile link color and it'll appear for other extension users (priority: oldtwitter color db -> twitter color db -> default color)
  • Removes all analytics and tracking from Twitter
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User reviews
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Pros
  • Restores old Twitter layout which is preferred by many users
  • Has good settings and customization options
  • Some users experience better performance, with no lag compared to the new UI
Cons
  • Inability to delete tweets without going to the new Twitter
  • Does not show media in photos and videos tab as preferred by some users
  • Some features are missing, such as editing profile leads to the new version of Twitter
  • Layout may appear too small for modern screens according to some users
  • Occasional loading issues with Twitter when using the extension
Most mentioned
  • Old UI nostalgia and preference
  • Customization and additional features
  • Issues with media display
  • Automatic feed refresh functionality
  • Problems with profile editing and viewing
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Safety
Risk impact

Old Twitter Layout (2024) is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

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