Google+ Changes Header Graphic Design

Google+ is rolling out a new look for its header graphics on both business and individual pages. Here is a screenshot of a new design I updated for one of my clients’ pages (souchi):

An example of one of Nate Long's clients' pages after a re-design to match the new Google+ header design.

I must say, I like this new header design much better than the last update. I never understood the appeal of the previous layout, a humongous (2120 x 1192 pixels) image loaded the image partially scrolled down (meaning you could scroll up on load — weird). It was supposed to allow for a more fluid experience between giant Apple Thunderbolt-sized screens all the way down to tiny mobile phone screens. Obviously, I wasn’t the only one who didn’t like it because here we are with another new layout less than a year later.

What do you think of the design?

My next step is to fix the new “Nonclassified Establishments” category they tacked on!

2 Comments
    • Jeff
    • October 10, 2014
    Reply

    I think it looks great! It’s clean but very stylish looking. How did you get the address under the name?

      • Nate Long
      • October 12, 2014
      Reply

      Thanks for stopping by, Jeff! The business must be set up as a local business to have the address appear in the header. If your page represents a website or a general brand, for example, it won’t get the address treatment — even if there is a corporate office address.

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