What are the best Chrome extensions for developers?

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  1. 19



    Ghostery is a private and security-related browser extension and mobile browser application developed by David Cancel. It aims to help users spot and block advertisements from a webpage.


    Web, Chrome Browser Extension, Firefox Browser Extension, Opera Browser Extension, Android, iOS


    Araceli Trejo
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "This works really good for me as I don't want unwanted ads while I do research for my programs. Thank you for this."
  2. 15



    The Usersnap software allows users to track bug reports on any existing website, app, or test sites, as well as annotate websites regarding these bugs or errors. Also available as a Chrome extension.


    Web, Chrome

    Varies by plan

    Guillermina Ventura
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Usernap saved us a lot of time in collecting feedbacks about the sites we are developing. We introduced this to our sales team and this has smoothed out our coordination a lot! Excellent plugin!"
  3. 14



    EditThisCookie is a browser extension and a cookie manager that lets the users edit, delete, add, create, search, protect, block, and filter cookies stored in their internet browsers. It even allows export of cookies in JSON format.




    Scott Baker
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "Developers should have this in their browsers. It is very helpful for debugging process."
  1. 12



    CSSViewer is an extension or add-on originally made for Firefox by Nicolas Huon which allows users to view CSS of HTMLs. Last updated on 26 March 2017, this software was sized 300KiB.


    Chrome, Firefox

    Juan Henderson
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "I'm one of the front end developers and this plugin has helped me a lot to have an overview of our HTML through CSS viewer."
  2. 10

    #5Bitbucket Diff Tree

    Bitbucket Diff Tree

    Bitbucket Diff Tree is chrome extension for Bitbucket users. The extension allows users to bring the diff tree view feature of Bitbucket Server to Bitbucket Cloud. It is offered by Minh Dam.




    Edward Tran
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "As a longtime user of Bitbucket, I was dismayed that I couldn't use the diff tree in Bitbucket Cloud. Thanks god for this extensions since I can now use the diff tree! This was well made and has no fuss when it comes to installations :)"
  3. 8



    Wappalyzer is a software utility which helps users identify the software, technologies, online tools, etc. Some specific examples include detecting content management systems, e-commerce platforms, etc.


    Chrome, Firefox

    Daniel Cruz
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Wappalyzer is the most basic help I can source out in the web everytime I view a website for any programs or software it might have running while on my visit there. So yes, this is very helpful."
  4. 7

    #7IE Tab

    IE Tab

    IE Tab is a software extension which allows users to emulate IE through utilizing the built-in IE engine in Chrome when testing their websites for IE6, IE7, IE8, or IE9. 



    Donald Dean
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "One of the best extensions we often use. Saved us a lot of time to get things done."
  5. 5

    #8Session Manager

    Session Manager

    Session Manager is a software extension or plugin for Google Chrome which allows users to save or bookmark their browsing sessions which they can open later on.



    Harold Little
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Who developed this extension? It works out of place. I tried this out for a test but then either it duplicates all my browsing session or saves only one of them, such process is annoying. This could use some improvement."
  6. 5

    #9Clear Cache

    Clear Cache

    Clear Cache is a software extension or plugin for Google Chrome browser which allows users to easily clear the caches in their browsing session. Last updated on 3 January 2015 with 151 KiB size.



    Bruce Bowman
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "This is an easy and more organized way to clean caches. Very useful!"
  7. 3



    JSONView is an extension or plugin for the Google Chrome browser which allows developers to view JSON data in a segmented, tree view. Last updated on 6 January 2017.



    Jonathan Berry
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Other reviewers mentioned not being able to view source, and I experienced the same. What a drag this extension has to be refreshed for every new session."
  8. 1



    NoFollow is a free Chrome extension which outlines nofollow links and optionaly all the links on pages with nofollow and noindex robot meta tags on web pages. 




    Eka Greek
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "I know that probably not all will agree on this... developers is all and nothing...but i see a lot of programmers in my office using this chrome extension... this is basically about detecting nofollow metatags. It's a very useful tool as it shows this info on page while surfing a website page. Hope you find this useful... anyone tried this?"


Best What are the best Chrome extensions for developers
1GhosteryApps 19 Free
2UsersnapSoftware 15 Paid
3EditThisCookieSoftware 14 Free
4CSSViewerSoftware 12 Free
5Bitbucket Diff TreeSoftware 10 Free
6WappalyzerSoftware 8 Paid
7IE TabSoftware 7 Paid
8Session ManagerSoftware 5 Paid
9Clear CacheSoftware 5 Paid
10JSONViewSoftware 3 Paid

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