Top and best Browser extension for developers and designers

Now days web applications are on very high demand. People who made applications for desktop, they are converting there desktop applications to web application. The advantage of web application is that, we can use it any where, No matters which operating system we are using, which device we are using. Only the thing which is required is browser & internet.If we are converting all the applications to web applications, so developers and designers should use browser extension. Using browser extensions developers and designers can do their work fast, easy and accurate.

 

According to DEVDIZ some useful extensions to help you to improve your productivity.

 

Extension :

 

iMacros for Chrome

imacros

As a web developer, you may be required to test your web pages. Repeating the same actions over and over again can be a tiresome process. iMacros is a handy Chrome extension which lets you record your actions and save them so you only need to do them once. After that you can test your pages over and over again repeating the action with a click of a button, saving valuable time and letting you concentrate on more pressing matters.

 

Yslow

yslow browser extension

This tool doesn’t just check how quickly your web page loads, it also tells you what, if anything, is slowing it down. Yslow tests your webpage against 23 of the 34 rules identified by Yahoo’s performance team. It’s an extremely useful tool to analyse web pages and it also suggests ways to improve their performance.

 

Web Developer

web developer extension

As a web developer, you might ask yourself how you have lived without this extension. It adds a toolbar button to Chrome with a plethora of useful web developer tools. It’s the official port of the Web Developer extension for Firefox.

 

Web Developer checklist

web developer checklist extention

This tool allows you check all if your web pages are following best practice when it comes to SEO, usability, accessibility and performance (page speed). So, if, for example, you don’t have an H1 tag on a web page or if a web page is missing its meta title or meta description, it will notify you so you can fix the issue quickly. If you click the “more info and help” link at the bottom of the extension you will find a more in-depth checklist.

 

DevTools Autosave

devtool auto save extention

A true gem for all web developers out there, DevTools AutoSave allows you to automatically save any changes that you make to a webpage’s CSS and JS via the Chrome Dev Tools environment to its source file. It’s easy to set up and use and it will save you lots of time.

 

Search Stackoverflow

stackoverflow

If you’re a web developer then you’ve probably heard about Stack Overflow, the go to place for any development related issues. If not, then you definitely need to check it out, the community is thriving and it covers a wide range of topics from C# and Java to PHP and jQuery. This fantastic extension adds a search box directly into your browser allowing you to search the vast resources of Stack Overflow. A must-have extension!

 

PHP Ninja Manual

PHP ninja

It can be difficult to remember every function, so, if you’ve been wasting hours searching for specific PHP functions on Google, this extension is bound to attract your attention. The PHP Ninja Manual provides you with all the PHP 5.5 documentation with examples in eight languages without having to leave your browser.

 

User Agent Switcher

user-agent-switcher

A great tool for seeing how a site looks using different user agents such as an iPad, iPhone or an Android device. This can be extremely useful if a site has been hacked as you can view pages the way search engines see them.

 

PicMonkey

picmonkey

This is an easy-to-use free online photo editor that allows you to edit web page images and screenshots. But that’s not what makes it so good. PicMonkey lets you grab every image and a screenshot of the entire page with a click of a button. Once you select the image you can edit it however you wish to from applying effects to changing exposure.

 

Ghostery

ghostery-chrome-extension

Ghostery is a great Chrome extension which detects trackers, pixels, and any other embedded snippet on a website. You immediately see which plugins and trackers are installed on the web page you’ve visited. Further on, Ghostery lets you protect your privacy. There’s no registration or sign up required to use this Chrome extension.

 

Wappalyzer

wappalyzer

Similar to Ghostery, the Wappalyzer Chrome extension lets you identify software that is installed on any particular website. It uncovers technologies and. content management system, eCommerce platforms, web servers, JavaScript frameworks and installed analytics tools.

 

Usersnap

usersnap-chrome-extension-screenshottool

The Usersnap Chrome extension lets you capture and annotate any web page directly in your browser. It’s super-easy to provide feedback on prototypes or report bugs with this Chrome extension. And all created screenshots are directly stored in your project dashboard.

 

Site Spider

site-spider-chrome-extension

If you need to find broken links on your site and want to restrict spidering to a specific directory you need Site Spider.

 

Session Manager

session-manager-chrome-extension

When you’re working on the web, browser tabs management is a great skill. Session Manager is your Chrome extension to go. It saves your browsing state and lets you re-open the session later. It is particularly useful if you find yourself opening the same web pages over and over.

 

JSONView

jsonview

As a developer working with RESTful APIs, reading raw JSON data on a browser can be quite awkward. It’s much easier to read JSON in tree view, rather than in its raw state. The Chrome extension JSONView helps you view JSON documents in the browser.

 

What Font

whatfont

A very useful Google Chrome extension, What Font allows developers and designers to identify the fonts being used on a web page. So, if you stumble upon a fancy-looking web font that you want to use in one of your future projects, just hover over it and find out instantly which font it is.

 

RSS Feed Reader

rss-feed-reader

A simple and pretty way of keeping track of your latest RSS and Atom feeds. The best RSS Feed Reader extension for Chrome.

 

Ajay Malhotra

UI Developer & Designer

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