Google has updated its Chrome Web Store with a brand new look. The tech giant announced the revamp in August, and this week, users can finally experience the fresh changes.
The new design features a more prominent search bar at the top right of the screen, making it easier for users to navigate and filter through extensions and themes. The updated UI also showcases a rotating list of highlighted extensions and themes on the Discover page, along with top categories and recommendations.
One of the most significant additions is the introduction of curated collections, including new categories like AI-powered and shopping extensions, as well as personalized recommendations based on a user’s download history. The Chrome Web Store now also has separate tabs for “Extensions” and “Themes,” each with its own set of recommendations.
Google has drawn inspiration from its Material You design language, giving the Web Store a modern aesthetic that aligns with the rest of the Google ecosystem. This update follows a similar treatment that Chrome itself received recently, emphasizing the tech giant’s efforts to unify its assets under a cohesive design language.
The redesign aims to improve the overall user experience and make it easier for users to discover and access the wide range of extensions available on the Chrome Web Store. With a sleeker and cleaner UI, along with enhanced navigation and curated collections, Google hopes to enhance the browsing experience for Chrome users.
The updated Chrome Web Store is now live and available to all users, bringing a fresh look and improved functionality to the platform. This move reflects Google’s commitment to continually enhancing its products and services to better serve its users.