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15 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

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Shivam Singh
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Nov 22, 2021
15 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

A recent study found that Google Chrome is being used by over 60% of internet users. For web developers, their applications must run well with Google Chrome, which is used by most internet users. As a result, Chrome is the browser of choice for many developers.

Here’s a list of 15 must-have chrome extensions for web developers. Let’s get started. 

Disbug

Disbug is an useful Chrome extension for web developers that enables you to create comprehensive bug reports with console logs, technical logs, device specifications, and more. You can add visual elements to your reports with a screencast that enables you to narrate the bug. You can also edit screenshots by adding text that makes it easier to point out issues on any web page.  

Web developer

The Web Developer plugin allows you to resize or disable images, scripts, and style files. Everyday tasks for a web developer include a variety of different tasks such as these, which makes it a helpful tool. 

WhatFont

The most common places to look for the typeface used to display a text segment on a website are the source code or the console window. When the mouse cursor hovers over the text, the WhatFont add-on displays font details. 

EditThisCookie

It's a must-have Chrome extension for web developers who work with cookies. You may add, delete, update, filter, restrict, and safeguard cookies with this Google Chrome extension.

Clear cache

Web developers always put in more effort to clear the browser cache. Clear Cache is one of the best addons for quickly and easily emptying the cache. The options menu allows you to specify how much data is cleared.

Marmoset

Marmoset is a really helpful tool that enables you to create code snapshots. 

Talend API Tester – Free Edition

Use the Talend API Tester chrome extension to visually verify and test communication with REST, SOAP, and HTTP APIs. It greatly simplifies testing the functionality of your APIs. 

Dark Reader

This add-on will assist to ease some of the strain on your eyes. When browsing at night or during the day, switch to the dark theme. It's possible to change the font, font size, font color, and font style, as well as add or remove items from the ignore list. 

Wappalyer

Wappalyzer is a Chrome extension that identifies the numerous back-end technologies used by a website for developers. It detects CMS, e-commerce platforms, development environments, server software, and analytics applications, among other things.

The Great Suspender

Using this small add-on, you can reduce Chrome's memory footprint. It's fantastic if you have a lot of tabs open at the same time. It will delete tabs that have not been used in the background for a set period, freeing up the memory and CPU that they require. 

Full Page Screen Capture

It's part of our job description as web developers to submit screenshots of our work to the relevant individuals for evaluation. This add-on simplifies taking screenshots. Requiring no additional permissions, you can capture a clear screenshot of the current page using this plugin.

ColorZilla

A color reading from ColorZilla is possible from anywhere in your browser. You may also quickly alter the color of the live site to see how it seems and feels.

JSONView

Developers who work with JSON files regularly may appreciate this extension. It will make it much easier to validate and view JSON files. JsonViewer Chrome addon offers a variety of themes for viewing documents if you want a visually appealing experience.

Window Resizer

This add-on resizes the browser's window to simulate different screen sizes. Web developers can use it to evaluate design layouts on multiple browser resolutions (responsive design).

Firebug Lite

Using this addon with the Google Chrome developer tools, you can edit, troubleshoot, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript in real-time on any web page.

Closing Thoughts 

The above-mentioned are some of the most useful Chrome extensions for web developers today. Use them to streamline your task and increase efficiency in your workflow. If you think we missed any important Chrome extensions, do let us know in the comments.