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Youtube - Better Watch Page

By Takato Last update Feb 28, 2014 — Installed 151,213 times.

Script Summary: Moves the video description to the right of the video (like it used to be) and makes a few style tweaks to the 'watch' page (video page) to make it more like how it was in 2009 and earlier.



Version: 2014.02.28

Copyright: 2010+, Takato (http://userscripts.org/users/82358)

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International - Additional conditions apply; http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/101753

Better Watch Page improves Youtube's "Watch" (video) pages by moving the video description to the right of the video (like it used to be) and makes a few style tweaks to make it more like how it was in 2009 and earlier.

You'll need the latest version of Firefox or Chrome. Chrome users need to install Tampermonkey before installing Better Watch Page.

Please post in the "discussions" section if you find any bugs or you would like to make suggestions or requests.

Recent Changes

2014.02.28 - Licence is now CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 with additional conditions (see the bottom of the script main page). No code has been changed in this update.
2014.02.23 - Major update to fix BWP for Youtube's latest update. Please post any issues. New licence coming soon.
2013.08.21 - Fixed crashing on unavailable videos. Added comment section collapsing (click the section headers). Added option to auto-collapse comments when the page loads. Improved display when the Guide is disabled. Fixed "Verified name" not displaying. Removed Player 3 option (Youtube deleted player 3) and player colour option (use YousableTubeFix for colour option, it works well with BWP). Added settings tab with a list of recommended scripts to use alongside BWP. Updated jQuery from the 1.7 branch to the 2.0 branch which is a bit faster. Removed some old code.
2013.07.11.2 - Fixed sidebar compatibility with "Youtube Center Aligned".
2013.07.11 - Removed center alignment and fixed position bugs (use Youtube Center Aligned alongside BWP to get a centered page). Temporarily removed comment collapsing (was broken). Fixed guide removal not working. Removed outdated code.
2013.05.16 - Fixed style/position issues due to Youtube updates.

[Older changes are listed here]

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Licence

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence, with additional conditions. To view a copy of the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 licence visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
The additional conditions are as follows:
If you release a copy/modification of the script you MUST remove the "@id", "@namespace", "@name", "@website", "@updateURL", and "@downloadURL" fields and replace them with your own values, change "@author" to say your name followed by "Original script by Takato", and change "@copyright" to have your details followed by "Original script 2010+, Takato (http://userscripts.org/users/82358)".
Anyone who has released a copy of this script (or components of this script) prior to 2014-02-28 without my permission must remove their version. If you want to continue distributing it you must follow the terms of this licence. If you were given permission to use components of this script by me prior to 2014-02-28 you may continue to use them under the conditions we discussed or you may choose to update to this licence's conditions.
Contact me via PM if you want to do something not covered by this licence and we can discuss it.

Disclaimer

Better Watch Page (BWP) and its author are not associated with or endorsed by Youtube and/or Google. THIS SCRIPT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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