Minimal Theme for the new Twitter UI – install now!
This theme aims to drastically simplify and declutter the new Twitter UI. By default:
- No border on main feed
- Hidden navigation labels (shown on hover)
- Navigation pushed to left side of window
- No trends or “Who to Follow” on Home Page
- Search on top right
- Tweet button on bottom right.
Get Latest Chrome Version (workaround/backup)
In case there are issues with the Chrome Web Store, follow these instructions to get the latest Chrome extension version:
- Clone or Download this repo
- Open Chrome, then type in
chrome://extensions in your address bar.
- Enable Developer Mode by clicking the toggle switch next to Developer mode.
- Click the LOAD UNPACKED button
- Select the extension folder/directory, called
chrome that you downloaded in this repo
Instructions to install the (unofficial) Safari Extension
To install Minimal Twitter on Safari, just follow the below instructions:
- Download the the Minimal Twitter GitHub repository
- Unzip the zipped Minimal Twitter file that you just downloaded.
- Go to Safari > Preferences and click on the Advanced tab.
- Check the box “Show Develop menu in menu bar”
- Now, go to Develop > Show Extension Builder
- Click the + button > Add Extension
- Go to the unzipped Minimal Twitter and select the
- Click run
Why is this unofficial? Well… Official Safari extensions require me to have Apple Developer Program membership and create a Apple developer certificate. Because Apple Developer membership costs $99 + tax a year, unforunately, I can’t add an official extension right now (too broke).
Chrome and Firefox Preferences
Customization currently available in Chrome and Firefox! ⚙️
- Select preferred width of Twitter feed sections
- Anchor navigation to top
- Minimize borders between tweets, in explore, and in notifications
- Hide the bottom right Tweet button
- Hide retweet and/or like numbers
- Right click or secondary click on the Minimal Twitter Extension and select “Options”
- Set user preferences
- Click “Save” button
- Right click or secondary click on the Minimal Twitter Extension and select “Manage Extension”
- Go to “Preferences” tab
- Select preferences
- Click “Save” button
Feel free to clone/fork this repository and extend it to your ❤️’s delight. The following documentation is the official documentation used at time of development.
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