Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

Most of the web developers use Google Chrome as their primary browser. Working with Google Chrome Browser offers access to an immense repository of Chrome extensions and tools which make our daily development tasks less of a chore.

With the built-in developer tools, there seems to be no further need for more tools. However, I’d like to present you Top 4 Google Chrome extensions for website developers.

Web Developer

The Web Developer extension adds a toolbar button to the Google Chrome browser with various web developer tools, that can be used on any web page. These are grouped by category (CSS, forms, images etc.) and allow you to do such things as disable JavaScript, outline images with missing alt attributes, resize the browser window, validate a page’s HTML, view a page’s meta tag information and much more.

You can download it here.



The Usersnap extension lets you capture any web page directly in your Google Chrome browser. It’s super-easy to provide visual feedback on prototypes or report bugs with this Chrome extension. And all created screenshots are directly stored in your project dashboard, making bug tracking and feedback a lot of fun!

You can download it here.



ColorZilla is an incredibly useful Chrome extension for gathering Hex codes which can be tagged, labeled and categorized for individual web design projects.

It enables you to select an eye-dropper tool that will extract the color from any web page and save it to the ColorZilla clipboard.

With it, you can quickly develop color palettes for later use and as a way of ensuring you are using color consistently in web design and development.

ColorZilla also acts as a color analyzer and CSS gradient editor so that you can convert an image to CSS.

You can download it here.



The JSONView Google Chrome extension allows developers to view documents on the web browser (similar to XML files) instead of being downloaded or rendered as text. The document is formatted and highlighted. Arrays and objects can be collapsed or expanded.

This tool allows you to check JSON code on both your site and others on the web and includes the ability to click on links and complete necessary validation. Although it was initially created for Firefox, it has been made to work with Google Chrome

You can download it here.


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