It’s official! Twitter now rolling out a new experience for its service on Web and you’ll be switched to it by default, you can try the new look if available to you by clicking “Take a Look” option provided on the right sidebar in your twitter account.
Do remember, there is no way to get back to legacy twitter-like before which the website allowed during the testing. Now once you saw it, it can’t be undone, but there is a way to get back to old Twitter if you hate the redesigned Twitter UI on Web.
Today, Twitter announced on its blog they’ve started to roll out new twitter.com which is easier to navigate and more personalized and looks consistent on other devices. “Explore” feature till now available in apps only, is now available for you on desktop, so you’ll see more videos and Moments and content trending in your region.
“Bookmarks” are here. Like you favorite a page in the browser, you can now bookmark a tweet and access them by clicking the option in the left sidebar. Twitter now expands direct messages for you to let you see conversations as well as send messages from one view.
Supports more accounts. If you’ve more than one account, you can add and switch between them without needing to visit the website in another browser.
Improved dark mode.
Getting back to old twitter.com UI on desktop
July 23, 2019 Update: [begin
If you’ve not found the below procedure of modifying Twitter website cookies working, you can install GoodTwitter extension in Chrome and Firefox to revert to old twitter. We’ve tested this extension and its working, the extension only changes the twitter website user agent to that of Interent Explorer 11, here IE 11 UA String that Chrome passses to Twitter after installing the extension
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 9.0; WOW64; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0)
2. If you already signed into Twitter, sign out and sign back again to see old Twitter. The extension applies UA change to Twitter website only, so your experience with other websites that requires Chrome won’t be affected because of this.
If you want to stick with new Twitter, we’ve covered an extension that makes the new design less annoying, check that here.
2. Visit the Twitter website, sign into it, click on “EditThisCookie” icon on toolbar
twitter.com | rweb_ optin and change its value from ‘on’ to ‘off’
4. Click on tick mark to save the changes. In Firefox, for Cookie Editor extension, you need to click on floppy icon to save the changes.
5. Reload twitter to see old design.
Note: You’ve made changes to twitter site cookie and it applies to that browser only, if you log in to Twitter on another browser you’ll see new version there. [Thanks to Albacore]