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Top 5 Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

Technology has given birth to various web browsers with support of custom extensions, plugins, themes and more. One of the most widely used web browser these days is Google Chrome, despite of its fast browsing speed, the ultimate power of customization makes it lead its competitors. One of the most common question that pops up in user’s mind is, “What can be the best plugins/extensions for me?”

To answer it, we will have to know your points of interest and the way in which you use Chrome, but today we are going to cover the top 5 extensions for Web Developers that might bring an ease of access in your day to day work.

#1. iMacros for Chrome

top 5 chrome extensions for web developers

Being a developer, you might require to test your webpages over and over again, or do tasks that requires repetition of the same process. This can be extremely tiresome at times. iMacros seems to be a perfect solution for such tasks, you can record your actions with iMacros and then edit it in your desired way, after finalizing the whole process you can click on Play to repeat the whole process automatically with just a click.

#2. Page Ruler

top 5 chrome extensions for web developers

For a web developer height and width of specific elements or banners might matter allot. It might be a hectic job to actually predict the dimensions of a particular element on the page. Page Ruler helps such developers draw out a ruler on the element they want to get dimensions of. That’s it the rest of the work is done by Page Ruler, it gives you the height, width and position of the selected area.

Page Ruler
Page Ruler
Developer: wrakky
Price: Free

#3. Project Naptha

top 5 chrome extensions for web developers

There are certain situations when web developers need to copy content for their sites, but what if the content is within an image? Usually they will have to write it manually again, but that’s pretty tiresome, Project Naptha helps you highlight, copy, paste and even edit text from an image by some pre-designed OCR systems and modules.

Project Naptha
Project Naptha
Price: Free

#4. What Font

top 5 chrome extensions for web developers

Found an interesting and eye-catching font? Now you can use What Font extension to know which font it is. What Font extension allows you to know the name of the font being used on a page by just hovering over the text and then you can download that font to use it in your future posts/content.

WhatFont
WhatFont
Developer: chengyinliu.com
Price: Free

#5. IE Tab

top 5 chrome extensions for web developers

Want to check your website design and compatibility with IE, but too lazy to mess up with internet Explorer? Now you can do all this withing Chrome, IE Tab helps you test any URL with different versions of IE without opening Internet Explorer.

That’s it guys, these were the top 5 chrome extensions for web developers according to us, it might differ for you, let us know your top 5 chrome extensions in the comments section below.

About Shivam Sharma

An introvert person who loves to be jailed in a room with a computer and an internet connection. Keen about technology and science. Love writing articles when it comes to topics of interest. Author cum Founder at GeekCops.com

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