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March 26, 2006

Gmail Skins: Change Gmail Appearance

Gmail Skins is a Firefox extension that lets you customize Gmail interface.


* Change the colour scheme of your inbox
* Insert smileys/emoticons and images in to your emails
* Make the navigation (Inbox, Starred, Sent Mail) horizontal
* Zebra stripes on the inbox (alternating colors for rows)
* Change the attachment paperclip to an icon indicating the file type of attachment
* Hide invite panel, page footer
* Hide your email address at the top - for privacy issues

The skins don't look very pretty, but they disrupt a little the monotonous Gmail look.

Skinning Gmail with user-defined CSS page


  1. I see in the column of the title of the massege in the inbox, appear most or all text of the massege, which will dusturb privacy to some extent, so I suggest to put in this column only massege subject.
    or let me know how to do it?

  2. I agree. Would rather it didnt do that.

  3. i think gmail should really offer some cool skins like myspace

  4. i think gmail itself luks cool,
    if any modifications needed it shold be lyke windows live or myspace:)

  5. @moawia:
    you can change that through gmail settings