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
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#5. Speed Tracer
#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.
#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.
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?