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Tech Update: A New Header Just for You

Feb 24, 2011

by TechUpdates handmade and vintage goods

Etsy is getting more personal, and the new header at the top of every page heralds a series of changes heading your way.

It’s all about you
The new header focuses on the links important to you:  your profile, your account, your activity, your conversations, your favorites and your shop.

One place for your favorites
With the advent of Circles and Activity Feeds, Etsians are favoriting more than ever. Previously you had to go to your account to prune your favorites. Now your favorites live in one place — your profile — and you can manage them there when signed in. The heart icon in the header links there. If you want to increase your “circle count” (and your influence), well-curated favorites are the key to attracting followers.

A new home for community
The Etsy community hub has been replaced with Community Home. Event listings, online workshops, Chat, Teams and Forums all live here. Look for this space to grow in new directions over the coming months.

Seller education starts with Sell
Helpful resources and tutorials for sellers will live in the new Sell area. Expect this space to bloom over time as well. We want to make it easier for you to find help for your Etsy business.

This is just the beginning. Join the discussion about these changes here.


  • timandmichelle

    timandmichelle said 9 years ago

    LOVE THE NEW LAYOUT!!!!! Friendly and easy to use and looks great

  • AZCreativeStudio

    AZCreativeStudio said 9 years ago

    Great update!

  • theroyal

    theroyal said 9 years ago

    its kinda weird, but i am sure we will get used to it. i do like the quicker access to my favorites. thanks etsy

  • greatestfriend

    greatestfriend said 9 years ago

    LOVE IT.

  • KrystalCirca1984

    KrystalCirca1984 said 9 years ago

    Very nice!

  • dramsites

    dramsites said 9 years ago

    I love this update.

  • AMWestchester

    AMWestchester said 9 years ago

    Looks great!

  • amberike

    amberike said 9 years ago

    I think I like it!!!

  • mcldrygoods

    mcldrygoods said 9 years ago

    very nice. it looks fantastic.

  • melaniefavreau

    melaniefavreau said 9 years ago

    Nice! :)

  • melissakae

    melissakae said 9 years ago

    love it! :)

  • pixiepaper

    pixiepaper said 9 years ago

    It's different, but I like it! (-:

  • gigigallery

    gigigallery said 9 years ago

    It just changed on me, was wondering what happened! It's definitely more streamlined, thanks!

  • millalove

    millalove said 9 years ago

    I like it, it looks clean and compact!

  • adilys

    adilys said 9 years ago

    I don't like change. And I really don't like "mystery meat" navigation. Give me words, not icons!

  • littlesaplingtoys

    littlesaplingtoys said 9 years ago

    Well look at you!

  • tracyfish

    tracyfish said 9 years ago

    i think i like it..

  • bhangtiez

    bhangtiez said 9 years ago

    Wow, what a surprise. I'm sure I will like it, just as soon as I get used to it.....I like change & appreciate u'r continued advances here on ETSY....

  • MJSGems

    MJSGems said 9 years ago

    looks great! as usual, good job!!

  • cutiepiecompany

    cutiepiecompany said 9 years ago

    Love it!

  • smkjewelrydesigns

    smkjewelrydesigns said 9 years ago

    I Like it

  • SketchAway

    SketchAway said 9 years ago

    love the direct link to my shop as opposed to having to go to my profile page and then my shop page.

  • TheJoyofColor

    TheJoyofColor said 9 years ago

    I love it! so easy and simple thank you so much ! I like that my favs are now on gallery format so much easier :-)

  • TheJoyofColor

    TheJoyofColor said 9 years ago

    And yes the direct link to the shop is great

  • JasmineLund

    JasmineLund said 9 years ago

    Rats. I was so used to the other one. But I'll get used to this one, too. :o)

  • MaryFosterCreative

    MaryFosterCreative said 9 years ago


  • gumbygirl

    gumbygirl said 9 years ago

    Gotta get used to it.....

  • patspottery

    patspottery said 9 years ago

    This is sooo soft and pretty, AND convenient!!

  • perfectwear

    perfectwear said 9 years ago

    mine has changed. its simple and easy to use. thank you.

  • uglyartwork

    uglyartwork said 9 years ago

    More advances towards a social networking site, instead of a handmade and vintage marketplace.

  • VonlenskaVintage

    VonlenskaVintage said 9 years ago

    can we slow down the pace of the site changes please? it makes it hard to list and move around the site, and is, quite frankly, annoying, when I have to re-learn where i need to click to complete functions around here. PLEASE

  • ladykim5000

    ladykim5000 said 9 years ago

    NO! I want "My (beloved) Etsy" back - not "Your (corporate & impersonal) Account". Also what is with that really weird activity icon, and why first in the "tool bar". Agree though with another comment the gallery format for favourites is excellent. Overall prefer words to icons. I'm iconned out!

  • bannersbyricki

    bannersbyricki said 9 years ago

    Could have used a little tutorial explaining the changes. Too much going on in every little nook and cranny of the web to have to figure everything out from scratch. Do appreciate the effort to always be improving.

  • 58andGrace

    58andGrace said 9 years ago

    I really like it! The aesthetics of the tool bar and I'm really excited about "Sell." Great job Etsy!! Thank you!

  • JasmineLund

    JasmineLund said 9 years ago

    I'm still waiting for the ability to have a "wish list" in addition to a favorites list, especially for a wedding registry. Hopefully before I need one!

  • 1001vintage

    1001vintage said 9 years ago

    I think icons work much better than words, since our brains process shapes and colors much faster than plain text (well at least mine do). So...thank you Etsy!

  • Brightblackart

    Brightblackart said 9 years ago


  • knotescape

    knotescape said 9 years ago

    looks awesome, thx for the update! keep it up!

  • rozzie

    rozzie said 9 years ago

    Just noticed the new change. With the activities notifications, is there a way to permanently uncheck the box for 'your circle' notifications. Having so many notifications is honestly kind of annoying because seeing what your circle are up to is intended to be just for browsing and just for fun, instead of having the same priority similar to a conversation message.

  • MegansMenagerie

    MegansMenagerie said 9 years ago

    Looks good! =)

  • acquiltfabric

    acquiltfabric said 9 years ago

    You are able to do all this and yet not offer sellers more than 10 shop categories that they have been screaming about for years?Awesome!

  • LesleyWilsonArt

    LesleyWilsonArt said 9 years ago

    Seems pretty straight forward, thanks for the info.

  • ElenaMary

    ElenaMary said 9 years ago

    still no easy way to find teams!! we need a directory or index..please tell me that is on the way!!!

  • rozzie

    rozzie said 9 years ago

    I also think the "your account" button should be included in the buttons area (for me it's the most used link, equally important as 'view shop')

  • HotNeck

    HotNeck said 9 years ago

    Great new layout!

  • BinksButtonsNBobbins

    BinksButtonsNBobbins said 9 years ago

    I love organizing..and reorganizing. :)

  • art4ear

    art4ear said 9 years ago

    I think I'll get use to it. Nice job!

  • Soles

    Soles said 9 years ago


  • MyBlahWeekend

    MyBlahWeekend said 9 years ago

    not sure about this.. i definitely like the gallery favourites though!

  • wahlrus

    wahlrus said 9 years ago

    Love it! Thanks admin! EtsyLove from, Jamie

  • crookedthorne

    crookedthorne said 9 years ago

    Loving it!

  • TheCaramelJar

    TheCaramelJar said 9 years ago

    Thank you!!!! Great advancements! xo

  • TheCaramelJar

    TheCaramelJar said 9 years ago

    Thank you!!!! Great advancements! xo

  • breedingfancy

    breedingfancy said 9 years ago

    So much is changing, and so fast! Thanks for improving things, bit by bit!

  • FreshFromTheHeart

    FreshFromTheHeart said 9 years ago

    I think it will be a good change once I get used to it. Thanks!

  • lavenderlemon

    lavenderlemon said 9 years ago

    Just to let you know . I was a little bit confused at first.... I think you guys should give people alerts or a convo message telling them that the lay out has changed. Some people that aren't very computer orientated would be even more confused than me i'm sure. Anyways it is nice to be able to click on favourites more quickly i guess..

  • SGArtandFashion

    SGArtandFashion said 9 years ago

    I agree totally with Rozzie...the 'your account' button should be with the others...right next to the shop button...I don't like having to move my mouse waaaaaaay over there>...PLEASE change it! We really use the 'your account' button a lot!!

  • girltuesdayjewelry

    girltuesdayjewelry said 9 years ago

    It's cool even though my right hand will somehow have to adjust to having the "your account" button on the other side! I'll manage! Thanks for the beautiful improvements to etsy! Don't know how I lived before circles!

  • ZipTieART

    ZipTieART said 9 years ago

    Oh boy, just finding my way round, That's okay though, change is good. Does this mean there is some way to UN_heart someone or remove them from favs?

  • twotwistedsistahs

    twotwistedsistahs said 9 years ago

    This new layout is very user friendly. Thanks for the update!

  • sewtara

    sewtara said 9 years ago

    I like the icons, now that I know what they mean :)

  • SusanStudio

    SusanStudio said 9 years ago

    i love how you guys are always changing things to make them better and more user friendly.

  • Zoeken

    Zoeken said 9 years ago

    I love all the icons instead of nasty links everywhere. Looks great - and I'm sure it took a lot of work - thanks Etsy!

  • peaceandglorydetails

    peaceandglorydetails said 9 years ago

    This new layout is okay but I second we should get a convo giving us a heads-up on changes and also agree with adding "your account" button next to the "shop" one. One confusing point is that you have to double click to access the buttons, in other words why do we need the tag pop-up seperately? Maybe an idea to satisfy both the visuals and readers is to include tag/label above the icon. Definitely prefer one-click quick access. Thanks!

  • necklush

    necklush said 9 years ago

    change is good! thank you!

  • HollyCrawford

    HollyCrawford said 9 years ago

    It looks great!

  • coolranchstudio

    coolranchstudio said 9 years ago

    i appreciate all the hard work - thank you!

  • barkingturtle

    barkingturtle said 9 years ago

    I really like the new look, I only had to single click on the icons. Although, please add some colour to them. With so many talented people here, Etsy is a very vibrant community, I think the header should reflect that.

  • AKingsThings

    AKingsThings said 9 years ago

    where is the "my account" button??? daaah....

  • mazedasastoat

    mazedasastoat said 9 years ago

    Is it just me, or is the new look Etsy getting more colourless with each change? Please, we're arty folk, we like COLOUR! Also, I think access to "My Account" should be included with the icons.

  • NatanyaElka

    NatanyaElka said 9 years ago

    Very nice! I like the words when you hover over the new icons. Kewl :)

  • ALittlePixel

    ALittlePixel said 9 years ago

    I was a little confused at first but it looks great!

  • themaddhousewife

    themaddhousewife said 9 years ago

    I agree, mazedasastoat. we thrive on color. Just look at my avatar! But, I do know that tech-wise it makes better sense. Thanks to our Esty staff tht keep us current!

  • AdaRosman

    AdaRosman said 9 years ago

    Very sleek design. Wonderful update!

  • presentsfromalex

    presentsfromalex said 9 years ago


  • TheClayLoft

    TheClayLoft said 9 years ago

    Sweet Action! I'm all for it! Lovely Lion too.;)

  • SugarCubeVintage

    SugarCubeVintage said 9 years ago

    nice cleaner look - hooray!

  • blueridgewoodworking

    blueridgewoodworking said 9 years ago

    Looks great! A little bit of change at a time. Though, I do agree that it needs more color.

  • hollypaints

    hollypaints said 9 years ago

    Just when one thinks they have finally mastered Etsy...abrupt changes are made! I feel as if focus is being spent on things that are not very important for a shop owner.

  • BuniqueBeads

    BuniqueBeads said 9 years ago

    The icons are very pretty, but I agree I wish there was some color. Maybe they could change color when there is something new in that area -- a new conversation for example? I liked being able to quickly glance and see if I had new Activity or Convos. Maybe they do that and I just don't have anything new yet, though!

  • dragonpop

    dragonpop said 9 years ago

    A heads up would have been welcome. All of a sudden things switched and being the technological genius that I am(not), I kinda freaked. "My God what have I done?!" But it's good. I think I like it;)

  • collectiblesatoz

    collectiblesatoz said 9 years ago

    Looking good! Thanks for all the help.

  • TheIDconnection

    TheIDconnection said 9 years ago

    Yea I'm sitting her trying to find my stuff. A little more notice would have been nice. Any updates on the "referral program"? I liked the "Activity" option you had before :( When I would get home at night that is the first thing I checked and I liked how you could refresh the items that others were watching, treasury or bought! Bring it back!

  • WhimzyThyme

    WhimzyThyme said 9 years ago

    Thank you! Looks good and seems much more organized which is wonderful.

  • emmiluandbrothertoo

    emmiluandbrothertoo said 9 years ago

    Glad to know veteran etsians were slightly confused for a second too! I like the icons...agree with several about the color thing!! Thanks for changes that seem to make things simpler!

  • starandthimble

    starandthimble said 9 years ago

    Looks great and I love the new Favorites format. As other people have mentioned though, I use Your Account more than anything! I would really love it if it were next to the Shop button.

  • AmberGypsySky

    AmberGypsySky said 9 years ago

    I was confused for a second...but I rather like it

  • CalliesCraftCottage

    CalliesCraftCottage said 9 years ago

    I really like it. Etsy is starting to look more and more professional.

  • SewChem

    SewChem said 9 years ago

    I thought I went on the wrong website for a second; turns out it's just a better one! Yay for the new lay-out. No complaints here!

  • MontgomeryBlooms

    MontgomeryBlooms said 9 years ago

    Was confused at first but it seems user friendly.

  • nine20nine

    nine20nine said 9 years ago

    I don’t know yet... Change takes a little time... Like an hour or two before I am adapted to something new... It feels a little backwards in a way... I think because the new tools are located more to the left, and my hand/mind gears to the right... Also I MISS THE RED NOTIFICATION numbers :( I look forward to those when signing in... Oh well Etsy knows best hope I get used to it soon.

  • grimmandgrete

    grimmandgrete said 9 years ago

    love the look, very cool!

  • UniquelyEwe

    UniquelyEwe said 9 years ago

    Etsy looks fresh and new and is user-friendly, too! :-)

  • amkdesigns

    amkdesigns said 9 years ago

    I'd love to have a direct link to sold orders!

  • AnniesAttic

    AnniesAttic said 9 years ago

    Love it!!!

  • LittleCreaturesLab

    LittleCreaturesLab said 9 years ago

    It's a good change. :}

  • gilstrapdesigns

    gilstrapdesigns said 9 years ago

    Well we've got to get used to it as with all of the other changes. I think once we get used to it that it'll be alright I do think we need a little color or let something change colors once you have a message, or something new with your circle, or something.

  • Zozuz

    Zozuz said 9 years ago

    I'm usually not big on layout changes, but I love this one! Easy to figure things out and looks neat.

  • felicitycrew

    felicitycrew said 9 years ago

    I really like the new look! So fresh and modern.

  • LeanneDesigns

    LeanneDesigns said 9 years ago

    Why fix something that was already working? I don't like the new layout. The old one seemed much more user friendly!

  • NellieFellow

    NellieFellow said 9 years ago

    Great! Can we have a quick link to our sales? Please, please, please. It would make looking up invoices quick and easy.

  • Joystreet

    Joystreet said 9 years ago

    sleek look, but yes, it was a a surprise in the middle of listing an item today!

  • Loveybyisha

    Loveybyisha said 9 years ago

    I like this alot!

  • AliceCouture

    AliceCouture said 9 years ago

    I like it! ^_^

  • ForeverYourPrints

    ForeverYourPrints said 9 years ago

    Love small step for bigger step for Etsy =) Thanks guys ♥♥

  • pearldelta

    pearldelta said 9 years ago


  • TrudyAnnDesigns

    TrudyAnnDesigns said 9 years ago

    Change is good!

  • tibooks

    tibooks said 9 years ago

    "Your Account" is impersonal as are the icons. What was wrong with "My Etsy?" Labeling the icons for those of us who find icons off-putting would be nice. Also, since all this overhaul is being done, perhaps you could try to give sellers more than just ten categories? Perhaps the next time you make sweeping changes you'd consult your sellers with a quick questionnaire linked to the home page to find out what we really need and want instead of what Etsy decides we do.

  • LittleSmilesBoutique

    LittleSmilesBoutique said 9 years ago

    Thank you Etsy! This looks wonderful!

  • sewtamz

    sewtamz said 9 years ago

    Looks good - a surprise for sure. One little thing can you add a better search for looking up customer invoices - or am I missing something? Also linking paypal info would be quite helpful since I can't always remember that auntSue etsy ID is really Sue Someone. has a great way to pull up paypal info and sort by item order info and and so many things that us shop owners really need to be more productive. It is kind of sad that I have to log into to quickly figure out who else had ordered a whatchamajig. Thanks for the other stuff though.

  • PruAtelier

    PruAtelier said 9 years ago

    Some good updates there. I would love to see a quicker way to shift "featured" items "up the hill and down instead of step by step by step." Hopefully I'm not missing something that is in fact quicker but I don't think so. I feel that if people have dozens of items, it is a LONG tedious journey to the top of the list...or down!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 9 years ago


  • beliz82

    beliz82 said 9 years ago

    Wonderful Thank you :)))

  • BeCharmedDesigns

    BeCharmedDesigns said 9 years ago

    Super! Thank you.

  • rockerchic15

    rockerchic15 said 9 years ago

    I don't like it, it is clunky and just weird.

  • steinschmuckdesign

    steinschmuckdesign said 9 years ago

    I totally love it, Thank you, feel it so sweet and charming and must more a clean look!!!! Fantastic Job you done :D

  • ShebboDesign

    ShebboDesign said 9 years ago

    I like the new layout! Icons looks good!

  • maggiepp

    maggiepp said 9 years ago

    The new icons looks great!!

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 9 years ago

    Amazing change, woke up this morning and Etsy is so different!

  • monatao

    monatao said 9 years ago

    great! very comfortable to work and get organized. thanks ;)

  • LuzAmigurumiPatterns

    LuzAmigurumiPatterns said 9 years ago

    I love it!

  • vintagediva60

    vintagediva60 said 9 years ago


  • AltogetherLeather

    AltogetherLeather said 9 years ago

    Definitely an improvement - thanks, Etsy!

  • KathyGDesigns

    KathyGDesigns said 9 years ago

    Looks neat and organized!

  • WortelsWorld

    WortelsWorld said 9 years ago

    Easy to work with, great!

  • terrihvaught

    terrihvaught said 9 years ago

    Wonderful change.You guys are great!I am so proud to be part of etsy!

  • artemissa

    artemissa said 9 years ago

    LOVE IT!!!

  • NotYourGrandmothers

    NotYourGrandmothers said 9 years ago

    Icons VS. Words.... the words ARE there, float the mouse over the icon - POW - we have our words too! Thanks Etsy!!

  • UpOnTheRoofFarm

    UpOnTheRoofFarm said 9 years ago

    Looks nice!

  • andrea0503

    andrea0503 said 9 years ago

    This is the best change so far! Keep it up ;)

  • janellehaskin

    janellehaskin said 9 years ago

    I love the new changed, very clean looking! Thank so much!! <333

  • pamwares

    pamwares said 9 years ago

    the new lay out looks nice. I will say I do miss "Your etsy". I thought it was more unique (like etsy) than "Your account". And the amount of changes are a little fast & furious lately. it has been hard to keep up. I wish there was better communication on the changes. Last night I saw the change and had to go to the forums to find out more about it. And this morning this particular storque was finally up. I think it would be better to start with storque and then move to formum announcements. Not so much clicking (and digging) to find out about changes.

  • LizzieMade

    LizzieMade said 9 years ago

    Sorry, but I agree with many others, in that I preferred "Your Etsy" and I would much rather the links were in Words, not little cutesie icons (which I have to waste time hovering my mouse over, to find out what they mean, before I can find the correct one). I do not want Etsy to be like Facebook. It is an Online Marketing site. It is Not a Social Networking site. I don't like all the pretty and fluffy bits that Etsy keep adding. I want it to be clean, tidy and businesslike. Thank you.

  • cottagehill

    cottagehill said 9 years ago

    Etsy is getting better and better!

  • ExQuisiteInVitation

    ExQuisiteInVitation said 9 years ago

    Very polished, I'm impressed!

  • mazedasastoat

    mazedasastoat said 9 years ago

    LizzyMade... I wholeheartedly agree with every word! Etsy's doing too much prettifying & not enough to help sellers actually SELL! There have been too many changes, too fast, with no warning. And most of them are superficial, instead of tackling things sellers (who pay the fees to keep the site going) have been asking for forever... like more shop categories & sub-categories, the ability to search sold items, etc.

  • WakaWakaBeads

    WakaWakaBeads said 9 years ago

    the change took me by suprise, but it is nice. thanks.

  • eeksten

    eeksten said 9 years ago

    It's nice, but I don't like the sign in & sign out button being far away from each other...

  • evesimone

    evesimone said 9 years ago

    nice. modern. sleek. love it.

  • mazedasastoat

    mazedasastoat said 9 years ago

    And I just noticed something else... people who keep their favourites private aren't included in the "Activity" page. Does that mean that those of us who refuse to kow-tow to the "live your life in a transparent bubble" ethos of Etsy-style social networking are going to be treated by Etsy as second class citizens & allowed to quietly disappear? As a seller, each & every sign of interest in my work is useful & valuable to me... not to mention dear to my heart! I like to know someone appreciates what I do, but I don't need to know who they are. And a final point... there's way too much emphasis on treasury making & snooping through other people's favourites these days. This is the time-wasting, online equivalent of window shopping & does NOT necessarily lead to sales. Making it easier to buy & sell, & easier for sellers & buyers to navigate the site & find what they're looking for WILL lead to more sales. I could go on, but I won't. I have the feeling that Etsy no longer listens to what sellers want, & is intent on becoming a subsidiary of Facebook.

  • VanillaExtinction

    VanillaExtinction said 9 years ago

    It was a bit confused when I first went on, but figured it out pretty quickly. I think it's great. Very easy navigation! Thanks and keep up the good work. Being such a big website, used by tons of people, there is never a way to please everybody. But the majority seems to love it all!


    THIMBLEandACORN said 9 years ago

    Thank you for continuing to improve the site! My only input is I wish the Etsy Blog link stood out a little more. When I tell people about etsy I mention how the blog make the site truly unique in that it features interviews, tutorials and tours of artists lives around the world. Sometimes that is a good draw for customers that do not know that they want to buy something necessarily (until they see it on the blog!). Also I too miss the "Your Etsy" all of my other internet accounts say "your account" at the top, "Your Etsy" stands out as another unique quirk of the site. Again, thank you for all of your hard work, you guys are the best!

  • WhisperingOak

    WhisperingOak said 9 years ago

    Thanks for the great tools and new look

  • whenifnotnow

    whenifnotnow said 9 years ago

    I still hate that I get pop-up notices on the "Activity" icon. Why do I need to be alerted that I favorited items or shops? I know that because I WAS THE ONE WHO DID IT.

  • PlumeandPetals

    PlumeandPetals said 9 years ago

    I saw the new header last night and I can say that I like it!~ I wished that the little icons would be in color instead of grey... and I wished the shop icon would be cuter ^^

  • risingsunstudio

    risingsunstudio said 9 years ago

    I really like the new header, easy viewing, and more personable. Enjoy everything Etsy

  • opendoorstudio

    opendoorstudio said 9 years ago

    it will take a few days before I am able to navigate it in my sleep... but it IS a little easier to navigate to the team pages from here. I agree with thimble above...The "my etsy" felt personal... "Your account" ... feels like I am back on Ebay.( from years ago) Just a little impersonal. I would like a little icon that says "your teams" or something... that would make heading to the teams even more efficient. Now...if you could only work out a way to broadcast a message to all of my team members, or those 16 shops weve included in a treasury... at once..Hmmm... one can dream, can't they?

  • toastededesign

    toastededesign said 9 years ago

    Love the new layout!

  • littlebirdesigns

    littlebirdesigns said 9 years ago

    Am curious to learn how " well-curated favorites are the key to attracting followers" ?

  • missMia

    missMia said 9 years ago

    I adore the new layout THANKS!

  • VonChandler

    VonChandler said 9 years ago

    Excellent changes, thank you.

  • lchapmansifers

    lchapmansifers said 9 years ago

    I noticed the new header last night. I would rather have the icons in color, grey blends in for me. I do like having everything all in one place, so to speak. I also appreciate the response to questions! Very fast, knowledgeable. Thanks for catering to us creative types!

  • Sweethoots

    Sweethoots said 9 years ago

    Nice changes! Thanks!

  • idesignu

    idesignu said 9 years ago

    love the icons as well, but have to agree with some of the comments. I liked the "my Etsy" it felt more personal. "my account" feels very corporate and typical of any e-commerce site.

  • MISCRoot

    MISCRoot said 9 years ago

    I'm a fan. They're easy to use, easy to navigate and I love the look!

  • quiltedbykaren

    quiltedbykaren said 9 years ago

    I think it's great. I'm still wanting to see something like alchemy, though.

  • thesittingtree

    thesittingtree said 9 years ago

    Love the new features!

  • vohandmade

    vohandmade said 9 years ago

    For a seller who needs to get into their shop quickly (and several times a day) it would be nice to have this link at the most accessible location. Top left would be perfect. Also, any way to 'un-favorite' a shop? Sometimes their stock changes, and it would be nice to weed out your favorites once in awhile. This is especially important because they show up on your front page. I like to see what my favorite shops are selling, unless I no longer like what they are selling! Hahaa.. - Vanessa

  • nkhenryeditions

    nkhenryeditions said 9 years ago

    I like the changes!

  • ADoseOfAlchemy

    ADoseOfAlchemy said 9 years ago

    I wish when things are fine the way they are, they could be left alone. It always 'feels' as if there are people bored and waiting for an opportunity to tweek something when this type of alteration goes on....

  • enrouge

    enrouge said 9 years ago

    I miss the old Etsy .. I could almost cry. I fear Etsy is losing its Etsyness. Seems there's been a lot of changes lately and to what end? It was so awesome a year or so ago ... now it's annoying the way you can't see the whole Profile or Shop Announcement without clicking to another window. The icon buttons are streamlined, but take time to learn. The term "your account" reminds me of what my bank would say. And Circles feels like Friending on FB to me. Please don't lose your quaint and cute Etsyness. It is so fetching!

  • LongLeafSoaps

    LongLeafSoaps said 9 years ago

    What a pleasant surprise! Thanks!

  • Synseerly

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  • thesosweet1

    thesosweet1 said 9 years ago

    Super excited about the new look. Thanks!

  • PaintedPieces

    PaintedPieces said 9 years ago

    I'm an Etsy newbie and haven't been on the site long enough to have much to compare it to, but I like the clean look and ease of use of the new header. I do agree that the "My Etsy" button is warmer and more personal than "My Account". Than you for continually working on improving the site!

  • lauraprentice

    lauraprentice said 9 years ago

    These changes are AMAZING!!!

  • carrifrances

    carrifrances said 9 years ago

    I don't have access to my favorites!!!! :( How can I change this!!!

  • ruthbailey

    ruthbailey said 9 years ago

    First impressions: Streamlined - good; Gray -colorless is not so good; Your Account - way too cold. I miss "My Etsy."

  • BetsyBugsCreations

    BetsyBugsCreations said 9 years ago

    I've been on Etsy less than a month and was just beginning to feel comfortable with it when all of a sudden it all changes. This is totally blowing my mind. I guess I can re-learn it but old dogs don't like to learn new tricks. LOL

  • BetsyBugsCreations

    BetsyBugsCreations said 9 years ago

    And oh yes, I liked "My Etsy" much better than "My Account". One big positive on the new look: the conversation is much, much better!

  • GizmoandHooHa

    GizmoandHooHa said 9 years ago

    It would be nice to have the option of updating to the new look or sticking with the old. For those of us with slightly older computers, the new changes are not so friendly. I'm having a much harder time navigating as I can no longer go directly to my shop or my favorites, but have to go to "My Account" first. And I agree with the others who have put a word in for "My Etsy" rather than "My Account".

  • susann13

    susann13 said 9 years ago

    It looks good but would have been nice to have been told about it first as I didnt know what was going on when some of the info on the top had suddenly disappeared.

  • thebeachhousegallery

    thebeachhousegallery said 9 years ago

    Thanks for the update, I thought something was amiss, but the symbols are easy to understand. I'll now read the update for sellers, thanks. Inez Dunn

  • harrietlove12

    harrietlove12 said 9 years ago

    Nice, clean update, now that i have it. harrietlove12

  • CopperMoonArtisans

    CopperMoonArtisans said 9 years ago

    I can't figure out how to prune my favorite shops.

  • JKistlerStudios

    JKistlerStudios said 9 years ago

    I LOVE that I can get to my storefront from any page now to see what it currently looks like, and the favorites are a bit easier to work with now. THANK YOU!

  • KisforCalligraphy

    KisforCalligraphy said 9 years ago

    It looks great. One question: has anyone else found themselves accidentally clicking on "sign out" when you really meant to click on "cart"? I don't remember the "sign out button" being right above the "cart" on the old header. My gut instinct is telling me that these two buttons or commands should be much further away from each other. Please chime in someone!

  • ZibelineKnits

    ZibelineKnits said 9 years ago

    I liked the header better before Etsy started trying to look like every other merchant site on the net. The little icons are cute, but I think the old format was more user-friendly.

  • gimpyvicki123

    gimpyvicki123 said 9 years ago

    Love the new layout, but one thing is missing terribly...."ALCHEMY"

  • foreverflowersbyamy

    foreverflowersbyamy said 9 years ago

    I like the activity. It's really helpful to be able to look in one place for activity. I really don't want to see circle activity except maybe, as a choice. It reminds me of news feed from facebook. I would like a quick link to treasuries I've made and I can't find treasuries I've been in anymore. Icons ok. How about words underneath?

  • larkpottery

    larkpottery said 9 years ago

    Thanks for keeping my etsy shop neat and easy to use.

  • DelaneyJewelry

    DelaneyJewelry said 9 years ago

    I am not loving the new header. Can't wait to see new things coming our way though.

  • JanislaJewels

    JanislaJewels said 9 years ago

    Very happy with the icons and basically with the new layout, but I would also like to see the "your account" back on the left - maybe with another icon next to the Shop one? And a quick way of getting to teams and finding treasuries my items are in would be great too. And can someone please explain to me, as a relative newbie, how making treasuries and checking everyone else's activity actually helps one to SELL?

  • WexfordTreasures

    WexfordTreasures said 9 years ago

    Thanks so much, love the changes!

  • TeardropHankys

    TeardropHankys said 9 years ago

    I'm pretty new to etsy, so haven't been here long enough to compare...though I did like My Etsy (friendlier) and the icons in gray are very dull and don't look very creative, artistic...colorful! I love that you're updating and making changes, but please don't loose the artistic feel that depicts we are all artisans here on etsy.

  • JanellJewelry

    JanellJewelry said 9 years ago

    Yes, the color gray is pretty dull, although I do like the new icons - more user friendly. thanks for continually improving Etsy!

  • jealousmoon

    jealousmoon said 9 years ago

    Change is good...

  • StirDesigns

    StirDesigns said 9 years ago

    We also think the "your account" button should be included in the buttons area (for me it's the most used link, equally important as 'view shop')

  • whatahussy

    whatahussy said 9 years ago

    i like it :)

  • carlaniehaus

    carlaniehaus said 9 years ago

    I prefer words to icons, or words in icons. And I agree with a previous seller, that grey is drab. Commit to collor.

  • HisBlessings

    HisBlessings said 9 years ago

    I am looking forward to more organization, I am a file-aholic and when I click activity it freaks me out! It will be nice to have a different file for each item. Keep up the good work!

  • PizzazzFabricDesigns

    PizzazzFabricDesigns said 9 years ago

    The other way was much simpler and user friendly. Something written out is much more readable. I do not like the change.

  • PizzazzFabricDesigns

    PizzazzFabricDesigns said 9 years ago

    The changes were an answer to a question that was never asked!

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