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Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Developers

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Google chrome has been a cynosure of web developers from a long time for getting attributed with myriad extensions. Sometimes,  it becomes really hectic to get the right add-on that fulfills your requirement. Majority of the developer’s populace remains insatiable with the extensions revealed from searching the chrome store; others, who get the right extension, are a negligible fraction. In this article, I will share top 10 Google Chrome extensions for developers along with their direct links. It has been experienced by many users, including myself, that the name of the extension does not show the appropriate extension in the Chrome store. Therefore, to ensue the installation of correct extensions, I have included an option to install the plugin.

[divider]Eye Dropper

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Eye Dropper is extension for Google Chrome and Chromium. It allows you to pick color from any webpage or from advanced color picker. It is a great tool for web developers.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/color-picker/jcmgligingjhdnhdhgepemlckgcgmgaj?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Page Load Time

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This extension measures page load time and displays it in the toolbar.
Web Timing API is used for precise measurement.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/page-load-time/fploionmjgeclbkemipmkogoaohcdbig?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

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[divider]WhatFontis

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This extension identifies the font of the image. You are required to send the image to a particular website which will subsequently reveal the font.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/whatfontiscom-right-click/ncjkkfbddfkkemiejpfdgjcifjmbcloc?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Responsive Web Design

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This add-on plays a vital role in determining the responsiveness of a website. Now you do not need to re size your browser again and again. Simply type in the address of the website and the plugin will tell you the status.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/responsive-web-design/gkmaomcbenajgclicfopaempggmbghka?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Unused CSS Selectors

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This plugin has helped me a lot to find out the unused DIV’s and CLASSES. To maintain your website’s CSS properly, this extension is the best choice.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/unused-css-selectors/mmjpkmmfkekecemhcnihbidgidokcbjl?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]WP Write

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WordPress cum Google Chrome users has really admired this piece of venerable work by Github. The plugin has made it faster to post on WordPress without any hurdle.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wp-write/ccihbopoacphplchahdeliepepbhjpbe?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Supercounters

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In order to keep a keen eye on the websites traffic, Developers uses all the possible methods. Though, Google analytic or Stat Counter gives a rather detailed account of website traffic,however, the other less important services such as Supercounters also sometimes proves to be very significant. The add-on shows the current website traffic directly from the browser rather than looking into websites statistics which updates every 24 hour.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/supercounters/hnkoiokcnieigonadidlhodpeloldojk?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]True Whois Lookup

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This extension helps to reveal the credentials of any domain. Lot of domains on the internet can not be purchased from the mainstream websites such as godaddy.com; domain owners can be identified through this extension to further carry out the deal.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/true-whois-lookup/hodelofclnkdcnbmgmloablcidlhnmoi?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Miny.co | URL Shortener

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Are you sick of sharing long URL’s to your friends? Would you like to rickroll a friend without him having any idea about the link you’re referring him to? Enter any URL in the above field, and you will get a short and unique miny.co URL that you can share.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/minyco-url-shortener/lehaaogdobingihpngbdcndjfffijhop?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

[divider]Google Font Previewer for Chrome

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Lets you choose a font from the Google Font directory with a few text styling options, and preview them on the current tab.

[button color=”orange” size=”small” link=”https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-font-previewer-for/engndlnldodigdjamndkplafgmkkencc?hl=en-US” target=”blank” ]Install Now[/button]

Written by Syed Ali

I'm a self taught web designer, experienced freelancer and an addicted blogger. Always remains ardent to get acquainted with new technology at the first opportunity.

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