Google Reader Minimalistic

By Scott Cowan Last update Jun 29, 2011 — Installed 33,107 times.

Script Summary: Google Reader Minimalistic removes the white space and extras from Google Reader and leaves you with just the news which is great for netbooks.



Now part of google reader

f - toggle fullscreen mode is now built into google reader

Keyboard shortcuts

  • w - toggle fullscreen

google reader shortcuts

g t - go to tag
g u - go to subscription
g s - go to starred items

j - next item
k - prev item
s - star item

u - toggle left sidebar

Change Log

  • Jun 29,2011 - fix for new top bar (thx DrewCPU)
  • Mar 28,2011 - fix for new bar (thx alwayslurking)
  • Mar 18,2010 - fix for drop down in search-restrict appearing
  • Feb 21,2010 - fix for search box appearing
  • Jul 8,2009 - tested on Firefox 3.5
  • Mar 24,2009 - tested in Chrome 2.0.169.1 beta instructions on how to set it up
  • Dec 16,2008 - fix for font on current news item
  • Dec 15,2008 - decreased padding and post header font slightly, for more space.
  • Dec 11,2008 - fixed toggle from fullscreen with W key and removed old elements that don't exist
  • Dec 5,2008 - updated for new Google Reader Style
  • Aug 27,2008 - included google.co.uk in sites and tweaked for greasemonkey updates

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