How To Get The New YouTube Homepage Right Now Before Everyone Else

by Ahmed Omar on November 20, 2011

That’s a cool one! YouTube is currently testing a new homepage design for its users. Since YouTube is currently testing this new design, not everyone can get. However, we’ve good news for you, you can get the new homepage design right now before everyone else thanks to the powers of the internet.

The guys over at GHacks found a very simple trick that allows you to try the new YouTube homepage before everyone. I will guide you below to easily do it:

How To Get New YouTube Homepage Design

STEP 1: Open YouTube from your browser (Firefox or Google Chrome).

STEP 2: Now open the web console:

  • In Chrome, press Ctrl-Shift-j to open the Developer Tools then Console tab.
  • In Firefox, press Ctrl-Shift-k to open the Web Console.
STEP 3: Now add the following:
document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU";

STEP 4: Finally reload the YouTube page and have fun!

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  • http://profiles.google.com/frebib Joseph Groocock

    What about Mac users of Chrome?

  • Flo350

    does’mt work at firefox 8.0

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Boudy-Rizk/611215548 Boudy Rizk

    didn’t work: i got this error
    SyntaxError: illegal character

  • Moby

    Doesnt work for Mozilla Firefox 7.0.1 as well … so not useful at all … Thanks for the effor though !!!

  • Karter61

    didnt work in fixefox it says “[11:45:00.695] SyntaxError: illegal character”

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1158255177 Misael Iturra

    It gives an error, because of the ””, it should be “”, example:

    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”; <- ERROR

    document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU"; <-OK

    Just replace the ” with "

  • http://www.techgreatest.com TechGreatest

    Already have it! They gave me randomly!

  • Jaiicarlos

    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;

    EVERYONE try this code instead…
    the SyntaxError was the(” “)Copy Paste. lets just say they were not were not copy paste friendly

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1187648033 Luis Segovia

    Guys. Here is the correct code:

    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;

  • http://www.facebook.com/scortalz Talha Masood

    working :D

  • http://twitter.com/mnshkv mnshkv

    the same. opt+cmd+i >> console >> paste >> enter >> reload youtube

  • http://twitter.com/iPodUplink Adrian and Freddy

    Sweet we are in the recommended channels lol

  • http://twitter.com/Raizunne Raizunne

    how do I disable it?

  • Anonymous

    yeah :) that’s a non-used account so I wasn’t from the subscribers. Now this one is there too :P

  • Karter61

    how do you disable it?

  • http://twitter.com/donzzycdo d☺nzzy

    Not working in Chrome for Windows. any ideas?

  • NOY_RAVALO

    OPEN YOUTUBE.COM

    In Chrome, press Ctrl-Shift-j to open the Developer Tools then Console tab.
    In Firefox, press Ctrl-Shift-k to open the Web Console.

    PASTE THE CODE BELOW
    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;

    WAIT …
    THEN RELOAD

    WORKS FOR ME :) USING FIREFOX 7

  • http://twitter.com/yafaneh Yousef Afaneh

    nice, it works for me

  • http://www.facebook.com/sullayka Nemesys Crox

    Thank you very much!! I love it! Me encanta

  • eXci

    It works in my Chrome.. using Win7 x64.

  • Donovan Wynter

    welcome to the new youtube …… works for me on chrome win7 64bit

  • http://www.facebook.com/Sudhakaran.Anoop Anoop Sudhakaran

    Use this code document.cookie=’VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU’;

  • http://www.facebook.com/Sudhakaran.Anoop Anoop Sudhakaran

    document.cookie=’VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU’;

  • http://www.facebook.com/Sudhakaran.Anoop Anoop Sudhakaran

    Those who are getting error while using the above code use this code -
    document.cookie=’VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU’;

  • Heidi Kroll

    Thanks….looks good. Will try it out :)

  • Ibtsam Shah

    Not working for me :(

  • NoY_ravalo

    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;
    use that code above

  • Yt

    thanks

  • mo3adduk

    WORKS FOR ME THANX ALOT I LIKE IT :)

  • Jaewiz

    If you have Mac press shift-command + k

  • Redeye_ksa

    it works for me , thank you mnshkv

  • Achilles

    It works but when I restart Firefox the new homepage disappears and I have to do the whole thing again… :( Anyone?

  • Dylan

    how to you get it back to the old version?

  • Dylan

    delete your cookies, site data, and stuff

  • Sarmadbinqamar

    thanks!!!!!!!!

  • MrBay

    nice, but few hour it get back old version :(

  • http://twitter.com/OvertOddity Fabio Parente

    Umh, how about Opera?

  • jacques townsend

    document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”; include every thing

  • Daniel

    That opened my mail?

  • Daniel

    OK, not I got the box up. Tried all the codes in the comments, nothing changed.

  • http://hoangphamblog.blogspot.com/ Hoang Pham

    Me too, I use Google Chrome 22.0.1229.94, FF 16.0.1 and IE 10

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