Apple Safari Tab Bar Colorization: How to Disable
Someone at Apple must have time on their hands, inventing new ways of continuously degrading good visual design. Apple Mail is a usability mess, and now the same mindset is moving to Apple Safari with the latest update.
I refer to the massive color smearing header being applied to some web sites by default.
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Years ago, Apple had well-conceived and highly respected user interface guidelines that led the industry. These days, the operating principle is change for change’s sake with “shiny stuff” all the rage. A pox on elegance or usability. Perhaps there is some argument to be made for the heavy-handed colorization, but I consider it crapware that serves to confuse and surprise, to demand attention.
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