Webmaster And SEO Firefox Extensions
Firefox is a web browser, But surely you must know this..
One of things that has made firefox the success it is, apart from its functionality and security, Is the amount of Firefox extensions there are. The extensions for Firefox are so vast that there are even extensions aimed at webmasters and extensions designed to help with your SEO. What we are going to do in this post is list some of the most useful SEO and webmaster Firefox extensions.
- IE Tab - The IE tab Firefox extension allows you to embed Internet Explorer in Firefox at the click of a button.. This is very handy if you are testing the cross browser compatibility of your website.
- Search Status - The search status extension displays google pagerank and Alexa rank in your Firefox status for you to easily view a sites popularity.
- ColorZilla - The ColorZilla extension allows you to easily find out the color of any element on a webpage. Saves having to look through the source.
- Live HTTP Header - Live HTTP headers lets you see the headers that are sent to and from your browser in real time. Great extension for Web developers.
- switch User Agents - This extension allows you to change the identity of your Firefox browser. Want to know what your website does if you are in opera or IE? You do? Great, then use this Firefox developer extension.
- URLparams - Shows you the GET and POST parameters of the current website in the sidebar.
- DNSStuff Toolbar - With the DNSStuff toolbar you can easily do a domain lookup directly from Firefox.
- HTML Validator - The HTML validator Firefox extension allows you to easily validate your HTML markup, It does require the HTML validator for windows.
- Fire FTP - Fire FTP is an FTP client that runs straight from Firefox.
- Blog This - Adds a blogger's "blog this" function to right mouse click.
- Link Checker - This extension allows you to check the validity of every link on the page.
- X-Ray View - Let's you view how a page was constructed without having to go back and forth between the page and source code.
- CSS Edit - edit the pages CSS from the sidebar of Firefox.
- Customize Google - This handy extension allows you to customize Google. It will remove adverts and provide you with links to other search engines so you can compare results.
- Adsense Notifier - Keep track of your adsense earnings with this Firefox adsense extension by showing earning in the status bar and have it update every 15 minutes.
- SEO Links - This handy Firefox extension will display link popularity on mouseover.
- Niche Watch - This Firefox SEO extension provides you the technical information required to beat your competitor websites in serps.It gives you backlinks number, indexed pages, keyword occurrences on the page and page rank.
- View Source Chart - View source chart Firefox extention allows you to view even the most unorganized html script in a nicely laid out chart. (Thanks Jumpenjuhosaphat)
- Server Spy - The server spy webmaster firefox extension will reveal the server type in your Firefox status.
- Screen Grab - The screen grab Firefox extension will allow you to easily take a screen shot via firefox and save it as an image.
- Codetch - web page editor that has the feel of Dreamweaver. An amazing webmaster Firefox extension for anyone doing web design that doesn't want to fork out a few hundred dollars for Dreamweaver.
- PDF Downloader - Isn't it annoying when you click a link and it turns out to be a PDF file? You have to wait about 3 weeks for acrobat to fire up. With this extension it does not automatically open, It will ask you what you want to do with that file. Either open in acrobat, Save it or view as HTML.
- Linkification - Linkification is a extension for firefox that will convert all text URL's into clickable ones, Saves you having to copy and paste the url into the address bar
- TinyURL Creator - Sometimes long URL's are a pain if you are posting on a forum, In IRC or in an email. With this firefox extension you can easily convert those long URL's into shorter URL's.
This list of Webmaster and SEO Firefox extensions will be updated as time goes by and i find more. If you know of more SEO and webmaster Firefox extensions post them in a reply, Especially if you have written your own SEO, Webmaster or Developer Firefox extension.