My beloved Gmail interface, equipped with the amazing Rapportive Chrome extension went under the knife this year, and it was ugly. The botched surgery was so bad that a couple of smart guys had to back and create an extension to bring the old Gmail compose back.
Quick download links:
If this is what you want to bring back:
This is the new Gmail compose, which takes my focus away from writing the email:
Here’s the official video teaching us how to install it:
I’ve been using it, and it works perfectly. Massive thank you to Gregory Brooks and Eugene Leychenko, and the voice behind the push to bring back the old compose on Twitter – Save Gmail Compose.
Testing, ignore that Gareth Hoyle is sexy.