How To Change Twitter Layout To Enhance Navigation On X

Twitter X is a popular social media platform where users can share their thoughts, engage with others, and stay updated on news and trends. However, navigating through the platform and finding the information you need can sometimes be challenging due to its layout. In this blog post, we will explore how to change the Twitter layout to make navigation easier and enhance your overall user experience on the platform.

Whether you’re a seasoned Twitter X user or just getting started, these tips will help you make the most out of your Twitter experience.Β 

Accessing Twitter X Settings

Navigating to the “More” Tab.

  1. Once logged into your Twitter account, navigate to the top-right corner of the screen where you will find your profile picture.
  2. Click on your profile picture. This will open a drop-down menu.
  3. In the drop-down menu, scroll down and click on the “More” option. This will take you to the settings and privacy section of your Twitter account.

That’s it! You have successfully accessed the Twitter settings by navigating to the “More” tab.

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How To Change Twitter Layout

Selecting “Display”

To begin customizing your Twitter layout, start by logging into your account and clicking on your profile picture at the top right corner. A dropdown menu will appear, where you should select “Settings and privacy.”

From there, choose “Display” from the menu on the left-hand side. This will open up various options to personalize your Twitter interface.

Customizing Layout Options

Once you’ve accessed the “Display” settings, you can begin to customize your layout. You’ll have the ability to adjust the font size, choose a color scheme, and even toggle the “Dim” option to reduce the brightness of the interface.

Experiment with these options to create a Twitter layout that suits your preferences and enhances your navigation experience.

Utilizing Twitter Lists and Bookmarks

Navigating through Twitter X can be simplified by utilizing lists and bookmarks effectively. These tools allow you to organize accounts and tweets based on your preferences, making it easier to access the content that matters most to you.

Let’s delve into how you can make the most of lists and bookmarks to streamline your Twitter experience.

Creating and Managing Lists

When browsing through a multitude of accounts on Twitter X, creating lists can significantly streamline your experience. Lists enable you to categorize accounts based on specific criteria, such as interests, industry, or demographics.

To create a list, navigate to the Lists tab on your profile, click on “Create new list,” and then select the accounts you want to add to that list.

Once created, you can easily access and manage your lists, keeping your Twitter feed organized and tailored to your preferences.

Using Bookmarks for Efficient Navigation

Bookmarks on Twitter are a handy feature that allows you to save tweets for later reference. Whether it’s a valuable resource, an informative thread, or simply a tweet you want to revisit, bookmarks enable you to store these tweets in a dedicated section for easy access.

To bookmark a tweet, click on the share icon and select “Add Tweet to Bookmarks.” You can then access your saved tweets from your profile menu, making it effortless to revisit content that resonates with you.

By leveraging lists and bookmarks, you can curate your Twitter experience to align with your interests and priorities, ultimately enhancing your overall navigation and interaction on the platform.

Optimizing Twitter X Notifications

In a bustling platform like Twitter, staying on top of your notifications is crucial.

Customizing your notification settings can help you prioritize what you see, keeping you informed without feeling overwhelmed.

Customizing Notification Settings on Your Twitter Layout

Twitter allows you to customize your notification settings to tailor your experience. You can choose to be notified about new followers, likes, retweets, mentions, and more.

By adjusting these settings, you can ensure that you receive notifications for the interactions that matter most to you, helping you navigate through the Twitter platform more efficiently.

Managing Muted Words and Conversations

Managing muted words and conversations is another useful feature for optimizing your Twitter experience. This tool allows you to mute specific words, phrases, usernames, emojis, or hashtags from your notifications, timeline, and more.

By muting irrelevant or sensitive topics, you can streamline your feed and focus on the content that aligns with your interests, making it easier to navigate and engage on Twitter.

By leveraging these notification customization options, you can declutter your Twitter experience, ensuring that you receive relevant updates. This helps you engage in meaningful conversations without being inundated with unnecessary distractions.

How To Change Twitter Layout by Enhancing Search and Explore Experience

Leveraging Advanced Search in Twitter Layout

Twitter’s advanced search feature allows you to refine your search queries and filter results based on specific parameters such as hashtags, phrases, user accounts, and dates.

By using advanced search, you can efficiently find relevant conversations and topics that align with your interests or business objectives.

This feature enables you to uncover valuable insights and engage with a more targeted audience.

Exploring Tailored Trends

Twitter’s tailored trends feature provides a personalized experience by displaying trending topics tailored to your location and interests.

By exploring tailored trends, you can stay updated on the latest discussions and popular hashtags within your niche, enhancing your overall Twitter experience.

This feature enables you to discover relevant content and participate in conversations that matter to you, ultimately increasing your engagement and visibility on the platform.

Conclusion: How To Change Twitter Layout

In conclusion, changing the layout of your Twitter account can significantly improve your navigation experience on the platform. By following the simple steps outlined in here, you can customize your Twitter layout to better suit your preferences and make it easier to access the features that are most important to you.

Whether you prefer a cleaner, more streamlined interface or you want to prioritize specific elements on your Twitter profile, customizing the layout can help you navigate the platform with greater ease.

Embracing these layout changes can lead to a more efficient and enjoyable Twitter experience.

Do note if you are a seasoned user and you want to change your profile, you may have to wait 4 days to be approved on Twitter X.

What changes have you made to your Twitter layout recently? I’d love to hear about it in the comments below.

FAQS: Updating Your Twitter Layout

How do I update my Twitter profile picture?

To update your Twitter profile picture, click on your current profile picture on your profile page. Then, select “Edit profile” and click on your current profile picture again to upload a new one from your device. However note it may take 4 days for X to approve any changes on an account.

How can I change my Twitter header image?

To update your Twitter header image, go to your profile page and click on the “Edit profile” button. Then, click on the header image and upload a new one from your device. This too may take up to 4 days to be approved on X.

What are the recommended dimensions for Twitter profile picture and header image?

The recommended dimensions for a Twitter profile picture are 400×400 pixels, and for the header image, it’s 1500×500 pixels. Make sure to use images that are within these dimensions for the best results.

Can I customize the colors and fonts on my Twitter X profile?

Yes, you can customize the colors and fonts on your Twitter profile. Go to your profile page, click on “Edit profile,” and then select “Theme color” to choose a color scheme. Unfortunately, customizing fonts is not an option on Twitter.

How do I pin a tweet to my profile?

To pin a tweet to your profile, click on the tweet you want to pin and select the three-dot menu icon. Then, choose “Pin to your profile page” from the drop-down menu. The pinned tweet will then be displayed at the top of your profile page.

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  • Amar Kumar says:

    Hello Lisa,

    The update is designed to make it easier to move around Twitter. Most noticeable change is the organization and layout of the Twitter home screen itself, which you have explored here very nicely.

    With the update, the new navigation menu includes – Home, Explore, Notifications, Messages, Bookmarks, Lists, Profile and more will surely enhance user’s experience.

    Thanks for sharing you amazing information with us.

    With best wishes,

    Amar Kumar

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Amar, it sure does make it easier to use Twitter now. One thing I figured out yesterday with going back and forth with someone tweeting is threads. They were hard to find but now you can look above their profile and see a little line. When you click on it you can see the original tweet and then you can respond back. It took a while to figure that one out! You are most welcome Amar. Thanks for coming by and have a great weekend.

  • Seo services says:

    Hi Lisa, thanks for this post. I obviously needed it as this is the first time I hear of Twitter Analytics. Silly me, I didn’t know Twitter had this feature. So I just turned it on for the first time. Thanks again, Lisa!

    • Lisa says:

      Hi SEO Services, what is your name? Next time this would end up in spam without a name. But you mentioned mine so I allowed it. Yes, I love the Twitter Analytics and they recently just updated them too. Enjoy the info! πŸ™‚

  • Debbie D. says:

    Thanks for explaining the new Twitter layout, Lisa! πŸ™‚ Definitely, some cool features here and I like the choice of colours.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Debbie, you are most welcome πŸ™‚ Yes, I love the feature of knowing on the feed who is following you or not. So much easier than any 3rd party tool. The colors are very neat! Thanks for coming by and enjoy the rest of your week Debbie πŸ™‚

  • Frankly speaking, I don’t have much idea about this feature. In fact, I am not that regular with Twitter as well. But I found this a very useful resource and features are quite good. Thanks for sharing useful information and educating us through your blog. Keep up the good work.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Santanu, welcome to Inspire To Thrive. You are not alone in not knowing about these new Twitter features. I hope you will start to use Twitter reguarly and find it more useful after learning about these features and tips. Have a great day.

  • Hi Lisa!

    Thank you for an overview of all of these changes. I actually wasn’t aware of all of them yet, now I’ve gone back to look for them. Very useful stuff.

    My partner will be very happy that she’ll finally be able to turn the UI purple, hahaha.

    Anyway, great to see how Twitter has been improving in recent months and look forward to even more improvements going forward!

    – James McAllister

    • Lisa says:

      Hi James, you are most welcome πŸ™‚ Yes, I thought the same thing and it took me a little while to uncover all of the features. Yes, any color you would like there on Twitter now James. I agree, loving the improvements! Thanks for ocming by and have a great rest of your day there!

  • Hi Lisa,

    I’m not using the new Twitter platform, but I will now that I see all the cool features.
    It’s great to see where tweets are coming from and all the display options available.

    I’m especially interested in exploring the Media Studio.

    Thanks for this timely update… I’m on it πŸ™‚

    -Donna

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Donna, YOU will LOVE It πŸ™‚ I love these new features. And it is easier to use once you do for a day or so. The Media Studio is also cool and something I hope to use more of and talk about more in upcoming posts, stay tuned! Hope you are staying cool today as it is warming up out there as it should do in August πŸ™‚ Enjoy the rest of your day Donna!

  • Hi Lisa,
    I noticed that there were many changes over time on twitter. But I am not looking or posting often there and did not see the latest layout. Thank you for sharing, I will have a look at it.
    Erika

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Erika, welcome to Inspire to Thrive πŸ™‚ If you have a blog or a business you may be missing out on lots of traffic via Twitter Erika. It’s often my #1 source of traffic here and was my largest sale when I had a retail website years ago. It’s what got me going all about Twitter πŸ™‚ Love to know your thoughts after you check it out! Have a great rest of the weekend! PS. I just visited your blog – I was just in Germany a few weeks ago, love travelling!!

  • Hello Lisa,

    Thanks for the Mention. I am really thankful to you. Yes, I also like the new look of Twitter and That’s why I immediately pinged you about the changes. Since you have good command on Social media sites. So, It’s worth to see your views on it. New changes are definitely reducing the dependency of third party tools as you mentioned in this post. It definitely saves time and money as well. Thanks for sharing this beautiful post with us.

    Regards,
    Vishwajeet

    • Lisa says:

      You are most welcome and thanks again Vishwajeet πŸ™‚ Yes, that is my favorite part – not needing those 3rd party tools anymore to find the source of the tweets and knowing if folks follow you back or not. Enjoy the weekend!

  • Aadarsh Roy says:

    Hey Lisa mam,

    Great post with great tips to use the new twitter layout. I really like the post and the tips that you have listed. Not only i like the tips mentioned by you but also gain information about how to use new twitter layout.I also like an idea of using Reviewz’n’Tips apps, whereas it is a great tool to know about who is following on twitter.

    Really helpful post and thanks for sharing.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Aadarsh, thank you. Yes, that was my favorite when I discovered it last week, to be able to see where others are sharing my tweets from πŸ™‚ Thank you for coming by on this one and for your input. Have a great day!

  • Nikola Roza says:

    Hi Lisa,
    thanks for this post. I obviously needed it as this is the first time I hear of Twitter Analytics. Silly me, I didn’t know Twitter had this feature. So I just turned it on for the first time. Thanks again Lisa!

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Nikola, you are most welcome πŸ™‚ I hope you also checked the link on the Twitter Analytics post I did a while back that is still valid today πŸ™‚ They offer a wealth of info and I try to check mine monthly as they do change from time to time. Have a great day Nikola!

  • Moss Clement says:

    Hi Lisa, Did you know that I didn’t notice the changes to the new layout? Yes, I didn’t know about it until I read Simon Zaku’s tweet. Then I went to check things out. What fascinates me is the feature that shows where tweeps are tweeting your content from. It reveals those who are really supporting your marketing efforts.

  • Ileane Smith says:

    Hi Lisa, I have used the Twitter Media Studio and you will find all of your media there from past Tweets. Images, Gif and videos can be stored there too. It makes things super easy to retweet something you shared before with new text!
    One downside of the new layout is for people who use Twitter Moments. They are really hard to update (you have to know where to find them first) and based on that change I don’t think Twitter is showing much love to those Moments we have curated over the last couple of years since they were introduced.
    Thanks for the post Lisa! Happy tweeting.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Ileane, Nice to know, thank you πŸ™‚ Oh yes, those moments have not been too easy to use or do. I would agree that Twitter may even phase those Twitter moments out. You are most welcome and have a marvelous Monday Ileane!

  • Bren Pace says:

    This is fantastic, Lisa! I noticed mine updated a few weeks back but haven’t noticed on mobile yet. Maybe I better take a peek! When the beta version came out and didn’t really care for it. But now that I’ve used it, I’m liking it more and more. The extra features are a major plus! Thanks for sharing this! I have Twitter open in another tab and I’m going to tweak it a bit more. πŸ˜‰ Happy Monday!

    • Lisa says:

      Thank you Bren. Correct – not everything is on mobile but if you open the tweets up you will see it, I double checked after reading your comment here πŸ™‚ These Twitter features are definately a major plus in my book! You are welcome. Best of luck tomorrow, Bren. I will be thinking of you!

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