Wikipedia - Clean, readable

Added by grom@userstyles, Created: Mar 11, 2012, Updated: Sep 27, 2014
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by grom@userstyles. Works in 2014, on Firefox, Chrome, Opera.

Removes *everything* except articles and search box. Lets you focus on reading. Simple, unobtrusive layout; Table of Contents compacted to top-right corner until mouse-hovered.

This is a layout style. For different colors, read additional info below.

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Works on most Wikimedia sites, such as,,,,,,, and

Latest changes:
2014-09-27 - minor fix for some search buttons.
2013-09-19 - fixed the new "VisualEditor", again.
2013-08-05 - fixed the new "VisualEditor".
2013-07-28 - fixed the new Table of Contents.
2013-05-31 - added domain.
2013-02-26 - fixed the crazy Wikipedia blunder they've made today with their updates; added domain.

You can also try some derivative works by other authors, which used this style as their base: (edited by Waschmittel@userstyles)
Table of Contents always expanded on the left, nice idea; search suggestions box slightly off position; style not compatible with my color sets :( (edited by maximillan@userstyles)
interesting gray/lower contrast take on this; worth noting that the search is not removed, but only invisible until hovered(!); style not compatible with my color sets :(

Applies to:,,, More »
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