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G+ style Multi-Column Streams in diaspora, Tumblr, Mastodon, Hubzilla, Friendica, YouMe, and MeWe.
I’ve put together CSS styles which provide multi-column Streams in various social media platforms. This has a huge effect on browsing speed. To use them, you:
1) Download Stylus plugin (Chrome, Firefox or Opera): https://add0n.com/stylus.html
2) Install desired Multi-Column style from here: https://userstyles.org/users/773238
3) Modify the domain it acts on if you're using a different pod
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is the most refined, with a lot of extra features like multicolumn comments, autoexpand all posts, font size customization, and other UI enhancementsTumblr
is also solid; it keeps the standard width of Tumblr posts and is responsive to width (2 or 3 columns)Mastodon
is maybe 95% good, depending on how you prefer to use Mastodon.Hubzilla
is maybe 80% good. Because of the right sidebar, this is limited to two columns by default.Friendica
is maybe 60% good. There's some sort of vertical scrolling bug when the left sidebar is too tall. If the left sidebar is short enough to fit on screen, all is good. But if the left sidebar is too tall, then scrolling gets stuck when you're too near the bottom of the content.YouMe
is maybe 40% good. It works, but it also affects single post view. And YouMe itself is really buggy right now (it only just launched). But the good news is that my userstyle can be used to produce single column (it's normally 2 column, which not everybody likes).MeWe
is maybe 50% good. As with Hubzilla, the right sidebar limits available space. So, it only provides 2 columns by default. And due to the complexity of MeWe, it only applies to the home and Groups pages - so, only single column view if you go to a single group. But as far as I've noticed, it's not buggy.
Of these platforms, the only ones I use significantly are diaspora, Tumblr, and Mastodon. Those will be the best supported, naturally.
(Putting them all here in one convenient place.)