Google Chrome is not a popular browser yet but still it’s growing fast and as a web developer or designer, you must be among the earliest to adopt new browser technologies. What help you a lot are extensions of browsers though Chrome does not offer many extensions but still there are lots of Chrome extensions and addons, those can be very handy for designers and developers.
Here, we have compiled a list of 15 most useful and best Google Chrome extensions for web developers and designers. Don’t hesitate to try all of them and if you already have used any of it don’t forget to share your experience with us.
1. Speed Tracer
Speed Tracer is a tool to help you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications. It visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and analyzes them as your application runs.
1. Speed Tracer
2. Eye Dropper
Eye Dropper and Color Picker extension which allows you to pick color from any webpage or from advanced color picker.
3. Firebug Lite
4. Chrome SEO
The Google Chrome SEO Extension provides easy access to Search Engine Optimization Tools that can help you with Competitive Analysis, Keyword Research, Backlink Checks, PageRank Checks and other daily SEO tasks.
Pendule displays linked and embedded style sheets of the current page in a new tab.
Take a screenshot of any webpage and edit it directly in your browser with Aviary.com applications. Plus convenient access to the Aviary website and tools.
Resolution Test changes the size of the browser window for developers to preview their websites in different screen resolutions. It includes a list of commonly used resolutions as well as a custom option for you to input your own.
This extension styles — or rather “unstyles” — the web. Just imagine: text is black, backgrounds are white, unread links are blue, visited links are purple, all links are underlined. Or any other colors you like.
Snippy allows you to grab snippets of web pages, save them for future use and upload them to Google Docs.
Flashblock is an extension for the Google Chrome that blocks all Flash content from loading. It then leaves placeholders on the webpage that allow you to click to download and then view the Flash content.
11. IE Tab
Use Internet Explorer to display web pages in a Chrome tab. Some sites can only be displayed using IE, and with this extension you can now see those sites without leaving Chrome.
Validity can be used to quickly validate your HTML documents from the address bar.
BuiltWith is a web site profiler tool. Upon looking up a page, BuiltWith returns all the technologies it can find on the page.
Draw out a ruler that will help you get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.
WhatFont allows you to inspect the fonts a web page uses with ease!