The new Gmail menu bar

Today Google released a new design for the menu bar on Gmail to a small percentage of users. It looks nice, but sadly it also had the effect of breaking Rapportive for those users who had been randomly selected by Google.

Fortunately, we soon figured out what had changed, and within a few hours we had Rapportive up and running in the new design. This is what it looks like:

Just one thing to note — you need to update your Rapportive browser extension to version 1.2. In Firefox, you'll need to go to Tools → Add-ons in the menu, click "Install updates" and restart Firefox. Chrome and Safari should get the update automatically in a few hours, and after you reload Gmail. If you just can't wait to get your Rapportive back, here's how you can update right away: