Instapaper Styles+ for Google Chrome

Today I’m releasing my Instapaper Styles+ Google Chrome Extension. Installing this extension will add six new fonts and two new colour schemes to your reading view in Instapaper!

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Fonts

Currently, the extension includes six new fonts: 4 serif and 2 sans-serif. They are:

  • Calluna (Serif)
  • Grand Design (Serif)
  • Lato (Sans)
  • Museo (Serif)
  • Open Sans (Sans)
  • Serif 6 Beta (Serif)

I find each of these fonts provide excellent readability depending on your personal preference. My two favourites are probably Calluna and Lato.

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Color Schemes

This extension adds two colour schemes to Instapaper:

  • Light Alternative: This is a pure dark on light B/W scheme with high contrast.
  • Dark Alternative: This is a slightly lighter dark theme than the new standard, which provides a relatively low-contrast display rooted in blues.

To Come

While not expanding on fonts, I will likely continue to refine the selection. I’ve been testing the current selection for a couple weeks now and find it adds a nice variety to the site. At least two more colour schemes are on the way, as I find time to get them done.

Download Instructions

Simply download the Google Chrome Extension file and double click it.

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Feel free to leave comments or questions below.

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