Best Chrome Extensions for Frontend-Developers and Designers

Best Chrome Extensions for Frontend-Developers and Designers

Β·Sep 3, 2021Β·

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In this article, I will share some of my favorite Chrome extensions. These extensions will make your work easier and faster as a front-end developer.

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What is Google Chrome Extension ?

Google Chrome extensions are programs that you install into chrome. It helps change the browser functionality.

It adds new features or modifies the existing behavior of the program itself to make it more convenient for the web user.

How can I Install Google Chrome Extensions?

  • Find and select the extensions you want.
  • Click Add to chrome.

  • Some extensions will notify you if they need extra permissions or data. To approve, click Add extension.

Note: Make sure you only approve extensions that you trust.

Check out this article to know more about how to install and manage chrome extensions

Here's a list of Chrome extensions that will make your life as a web developer simpler

  1. Colorpick eyedropper

This chrome extension is a zoomed-eyedropper & color chooser tool. It allows you to select color values from web pages and more.


Click on this link to download Colorpick eyedropper

2. WhatFont

WhatFont is my favorite chrome extension. It allows you to identify any font on a webpage.


Click on this link to download whatfont

3. CSS Peeper

This Google Chrome extension allows you to access valuable styles in a website. It shows you the line height, font, button size, download images, and icons on a website.


Click on this link to download CSS Peeper

4. Site Palette

The site palette chrome extension is a Free browser extension that generates color palettes. It shows you the colors used on a website.

This extension is a must-have tool for web developers.


Click on this link to download site palette

5. Page Ruler Redux

The Page ruler redux extension allows you to measure any element on a website to the nearest pixel.

The page ruler redux extension will display the size, width, and height of a button used on a website.


Click on this link to download page ruler redux extension

6. Fake Filler

The fake filler chrome extension allows you to fill all input fields on a form with fake data produced at random. It generates random names, emails, phone numbers, etc., to help you fill input forms.

This extension is a must-have for web developers and testers because it saves time. It eliminates the need to enter values in forms all by yourself.


Click on this link to download fake filler extension

7. Image Downloader

Image downloader chrome extension helps you download images at once from a website.


Click on this link to download image downloader extension

8. Grammarly.

This chrome extension helps you reduce writing errors. It serves as a writing assistant that offers you suggestions to improve your writing. It's compatible with Gmail, Google Docs, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Hashnode, among other services.

The advantages of using this extension, especially for non-native English speakers, are invaluable.


Click on this link to download Grammarly extension

9. Responsive Viewer

This chrome extension shows many screens in one view. It will help you test many screens while developing responsive websites and applications.


Click on this link to download Grammarly chrome extension

A similar extension to the responsive viewer is the mobile simulator extension. I use both extensions to make sure my work is 100% responsive.


Click on this link to download mobile simulator extension

10. Screencastify - Screen video recorder

This extension helps you record web pages on chrome, capture, edit, and share videos in seconds.


Click on this link to download screencastify screen video recorder

11. UBlock Origin

This Google chrome extension helps you to disable ads that pop up on your website.


Click on this link to download uBlock Origin

12. Extension Manager

Extension Manager helps you to manage and enable/disable extensions.


Click on this link to download Extension manager

13. Wappalyzer

Wappalyzer is a profiler showing you the technologies used to build a website. It recognizes e-commerce platforms, online frameworks, and various other technologies used on the website.


Click on this link to download Wappalyzer

14. Wave Evaluation Tool

This chrome extension is an accessibility evaluation tool. It provides visual feedback about the accessibility of your website. It injects icons and indicators into your website to inform you of what you need to fix and how to do it.

The entire analysis takes place within the Chrome browser. So it enables for secure valuation of intranet, local, password-protected, and other sensitive websites.

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Click on this link to download Wave evaluation tool

15. Podcastle AL

If you don't feel like reading an article or a text, this extension helps you convert it to a podcast.

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Click on this link to download Podcast AL

16. Smallpdf convert to pdf

This extension allows you to edit, merge, split, and compress PDF files.

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Click on this link to download Smallpdf convert to pdf


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