Disable Polymer on YouTube

Disable Polymer on YouTube

The polymer redesign of YouTube has made the site very slow for Firefox users. This add-on adds the "disable_polymer" option to YouTube URLs in order to revert back to the old classic design.

What is Disable Polymer on YouTube?

'Disable Polymer on YouTube' is a Firefox add-on created to address the slowing down of YouTube due to the polymer redesign. By simply adding the 'disable_polymer' option to YouTube URLs, the add-on effectively reverts the platform back to its older, classic design and significantly improves browsing speed and performance for Firefox users.

Merlin
Stats
Users: 659 ▼ -11
Rating: 4.45 (55)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2018-07-26)
Creation date: 2018-07-26
Weekly download count: 10
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://www.youtube.com/*
Size: 4.90K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge
Want to check extension ranking and stats more quickly for other Firefox add-ons? Install Chrome-Stats extension to view Chrome-Stats data as you browse the Firefox Browser Add-ons.
Chrome-Stats extension
Merlin
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Works great
  • Simple and small
  • Speeds up YouTube
Cons
  • Hasn't been updated in nearly 3 years
  • Doesn't work anymore
  • Only works on YouTube home page
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work anymore
  • Works great
  • Simple and small
View all user reviews
Safety
Risk impact

Disable Polymer on YouTube is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Disable Polymer on YouTube if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Disable Polymer on YouTube has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Upgrade to see risk analysis details