Yahoo! has made available a “beta” version of a proposed new home page. The main improvement I see is their reorganization of their various web properties (News, Sports, People Search, Personals, etc.) into a simple alphabetical list:

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Previously, these were grouped into blurry categories like “Connect, Organize, Fun…” Other changes include a general visual design refresh of the icons and module wrappers, and a demotion of the Directory.

1 thought on “New Yahoo! in beta

  1. It’s about time the designers were able to push through the alphabetized list of properties. Someone over there was stuck on those categories, and as a result, the researchers embarked on a tireless round of eye-tracking studies that examined the difference between comma-, dot-, and dash-separated lists of properties.

    Bravo Yahoo!

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