20 Helpful Google Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. Chrome’s browsing speed and the huge list of free ad-ons and extensions available make it hard to beat.

Here is a useful collection of google chrome extensions, which are highly helpful for web developers. We hope that you will like this wonderful collection. Feel free to share your opinion 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.

Speed Tracer
Speed Tracer

2. Alexa Traffic Rank

Alexa Traffic Rank is Alexa Internet’s free extension for Chrome, and is the only extension that includes you in Alexa’s traffic panel.

Alexa Traffic Rank
Alexa Traffic Rank

3. Aviary

Edit any photo on the web without leaving the page with our simple image editor, Feather! Just right-click and select “Edit image in Aviary” for one-click editing.

Aviary
Aviary

4. Window Resizer

This extension resizes the browser’s window in order to emulate various resolutions. It is particularly useful for web designers and developers by helping them test their layouts on different browser resolutions.

Window Resizer
Window Resizer

5. Pixlr Grabber

Create screen capture of visible part, selected area or whole page then you can edit them in pixlr editor or share them to public imm.io. You also get a context menu for pulling down images to pixlr editor.

Pixlr Grabber
Pixlr Grabber

6. View Selection Source

View selection source in resizable popup. Drag the bottom right corner to resize. Simple, but very useful for web developers.

View Selection Source
View Selection Source

7. Ibrii

Ibrii allows users to snip every type of content found on the internet no matter if it is simple text, a photo, a video or even an embedded object, like streaming audio.

Ibrii
Ibrii

8. Fiabee

Fiabee for Chrome is an app that lets you intuitively manage all your files distributed across your many devices, directly from the web.

Fiabee
Fiabee

9. Csscan

This Chrome extension allows you to easily scan an element’s basic CSS properties without having to delve into the inspector window.

csscan
csscan

10. Image Cropper

This extension help you to crop any images on the fly. It’s especially useful when you need to crop your online album photo for IM thumbnail.

Image Cropper
Image Cropper

11. Eye Dropper

Eye Dropper is open source extension which allows you to pick colors from web pages, color picker and your personal color history.

Eye Dropper
Eye Dropper

12. SEO Quake

Displays the Google PageRank, Alexa rank and other SEO parameters of any webpage, highlights nofollow links, text density, check and compare urls.

SeoQuake
SeoQuake

13. Personalized Web

A powerful tool to personalize web pages on the fly. Can inject custom HTML, JavaScript and CSS to a given web page while it is being loaded by the browser.

Personalized Web
Personalized Web

14. Write Space

Write Space is a customizable full-screen text-editor that lives in your web-browser. It is designed to minimize the distractions that come between you and your writing.

Write Space
Write Space

15. Create Link

Copy current page URL to clipboard in various formats. Make HTML link tag easily like Firefox addon Make Link.

Create Link
Create Link

16. 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.

Chrome SEO
Chrome SEO

17. Validity

Validity can be used to quickly validate your HTML documents from the address bar. Just click the icon in the address bar to validate the current document without leaving the page.

Validity
Validity

18. Pendule

Extended web developer tools for Chrome. Use this extension in addition to the built-in Developer Tools.

Pendule
Pendule

19. JavaScript Console

A JavaScript console for Chrome. Allows you to do simple JS prototyping on any web page. Especially handy for development.

JavaScript Console
JavaScript Console

20. MeasureIt!

Draw out a ruler that will help you get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.

MeasureIt
MeasureIt