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List of Seven Google Chrome Extensions for Webmasters

When Google released their Chrome browser in 2008, most of the webmasters found it to be another breakthrough in the history of Internet browsers. There was a clear difference between Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. However, it may seem to be a perfect tool to browse through the net, it still lacks so many things. Thus, more and more developers put up their ideas and produced extensions for everyone to use. Now, if you are one of the webmasters who uses Google Chrome more often, the list of the seven extensions may be able to help you out in your online business.

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Google Chrome Extensions for Webmasters

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#1. Google Reader Checker

This extension is important in keeping you get the latest updates on the web everyday. If you rely much on Google Reader, then this extension is all you need as it automatically and regularly checks the reader if there are new updates; whenever there are new feed updates, you will be notified immediately.

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#2. Meta Inspector

When you are a webmaster, you just want to be sure that your sites are running fine. This extension will help your determine whether or not your websites have correct meta descriptions and keywords right from the webpage. Usually, people would like to view the source code in order to do it, but thanks to Meta Inspector, you will be spared from such a hassle.

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#3. Chrome Bird

You cannot really tell yourself you are a webmaster if you don’t have a twitter account. Although, there are other Twitter clients available for everyone from the net, they cannot simply beat this handy little extension for your Google Chrome browser.

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#4. Resolution Test

You should be able to perceive, first hand, how your websites look for other computers. Haven’t you known that websites may look different to other screen resolutions? With this extension, you will be able to test out your sites just by using Google Chrome on one computer. That’s right, a single click of your mouse will let you show different screen resolutions for you to be able to evaluate how your sites may look like.

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#5. Speed Tracer

Technology is fast and people love to browse through the websites which are fast enough. With Speed Tracer, you will know what the things that slow down your sites are. It simply analyzes the execution and parsing of Javascripts, recalculates the CSS style, and tackles the DOM event handling. There could even be more processes to be done to simply evaluate how fast your websites are.

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#6. Stumble Upon

Most of the webmasters find Stumble Upon to be one of the most helpful websites and resources on the net. Before, it was made available for Firefox only, but recently, it was also made available for Google Chrome. When you install this extension, it simply installs Stumble Upon toolbar without affecting your browsing experience.

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#7. Google Translation Bar

Let’s say your blog is in your non-English language and you want to know how your articles will be read in English, this is the perfect extension to use for it. This will immediately translate your content to the language you set.

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The Bottom Line

There could be so many Google Chrome Extensions out there but these ones are among the best and most used. It simply means there have been a lot of people–webmasters or not–who were able to use them. What other helpful extensions have I left out?

{ 9 comments… add one }
  • Hieu Martin@Tips for Blogger

    July 18, 2010, 3:06 pm

    Your list useful but what about Chrome SEO for google chrome ?

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  • Chand

    July 18, 2010, 6:00 pm

    I already wrote about Chrome SEO Plugins. You can see here http://www.techmaish.com/5-useful-seo-plugins-for-google-chrome/

    Reply
  • Harsh Agrawal

    July 19, 2010, 12:16 am

    Nice list and another one is Wordpress Comment checker addon.. Very useful…

    Reply
  • Arkadij Shkolnik

    July 19, 2010, 2:15 pm

    Thanks Harold! A great and useful article really. I currently work with 2 browsers. Firefox is what I use for Customer Support tasks and G-Chrome is my playground for our corporate blog and twitter. Now I see I can have my Chromium enhanced a little, thanks again 🙂

    By the way, I did kind of a similar research in Mozilla Firefox Add-ons, namely in their usage for website administration and picked 5 of those I like best and find most useful. If anyone is interested, welcome to svhostingblog.com.

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  • Place For Bloggers

    October 22, 2010, 4:28 pm

    I will also add wordpress stats for chrome
    Saves you login to wordpress 🙂

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    • Place For Bloggers

      October 23, 2010, 5:22 am

      OOPS wring link try link removed

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  • Harold

    October 22, 2010, 10:15 pm

    Yeah, I have come across wordpress stats before and it was such a nice plugin especially for wp bloggers. Thanks for the tip. But the link you posted here seems to be dead.

    Thanks for reading.

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  • Bilal Ahmad

    October 23, 2010, 7:21 am

    PlaceofBlogger@ Thanks for sharing the correct link.

    Reply
  • Adil

    July 15, 2012, 1:37 pm

    Google is doing a great job by providing free valuable services. This has provided great ease to our community

    Reply

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