Google Chrome is one of the most popular and best browsers currently available. It has a very good performance and a clean interface. It also has plenty of extensions which can be used to add functionality to the browser. Adding more extensions may sometimes affect the performance of your browser. You should always select extensions which are very useful for you. Here I will share with you some of the best Google Chrome extensions available which will be helpful for bloggers.
Best Google Chrome Extensions for Bloggers
SEO Quake is a Chrome extension developed by semrush one of the top leaders of SEO industry. It will give you a detailed data of the SEO status of the page. It has features like on-page SEO audit, examining the internal and external links, compare domains and exporting the data into a file.
The most important thing is that it is totally free extension. You can download the extension from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/akdgnmcogleenhbclghghlkkdndkjdjc .
After successful installation of the extension, you will find a button as shown in the above image. On clicking it will show the tab as shown above. It will show the SEO details of the URL entered in the address bar of the Chrome. If you click on any of the links on the top such as pageinfo or diagnosis, it will open a new page with a detailed report.
As shown in the above image SEO Quake can show the details of the page in a search result also. If you don’t like that feature you can easily turn it off from the tab on the left side. It is one of the free awesome plugins which will give you an overview of the site you are visiting.
Grammarly is another free awesome extension that will help you in writing text without any grammatical errors. It is available as a browser extension which will show all the grammatical errors in a text as you type it. It will check the texts inside all the textareas and will show the errors in real-time.
You can download Grammarly from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/grammarly-for-chrome/kbfnbcaeplbcioakkpcpgfkobkghlhen?hl=en . After successful installation of the extension, it will show a button as shown in the above image.
When you type inside a textarea, it will show red underlines where ever there is a mistake. When you hover above the error it will show what is the mistake and how to fix it as shown in the above image. It also has a paid version which has more features like plagiarism checker, vocabulary enhancement suggestions etc. It is surely a must have plugin for any blogger.
Save to Pocket
Save to Pocket is another free extension which will help you to save articles and videos into the pocket. You can later view the articles even without an internet connection. The pocket extension can sync the data with your phone, tablet, and computer. So you will be able to view the content from anywhere.
You can download the extension for Chrome from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/save-to-pocket/niloccemoadcdkdjlinkgdfekeahmflj?hl=en .
After successful installation of the plugin, you have to log in to your account on the pocket and you can just click on the pocket button as shown in the above image to save the web page into your pocket account. You can read more about the pocket app from the post I have written here.
Check My Links
This free extension will show you the valid links, valid redirecting links, warnings and invalid links in a web page you are visiting. This extension is very easy to use and can be used to find and fix any broken links in a web page.
You can download the extension from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/check-my-links/ojkcdipcgfaekbeaelaapakgnjflfglf?hl=en-GB .
After successful installation of the extension, you will see a button as shown in the above image. On clicking the button it will analyze the page and will highlight all the valid and invalid links in the page. This extension is really helpful in finding the broken links in a page.
As the name says it is one of the awesome extension available for Chrome. Awesome screenshot can be used to capture visible part of a page, capture selected area, capture entire page, capture desktop or a local image. The best thing is that it can be used to record screen, which is free for 30 seconds. If you want to record more than that then you will have to upgrade your account.
You can download the extension from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/awesome-screenshot-screen/nlipoenfbbikpbjkfpfillcgkoblgpmj?hl=en .
After successful installation of the extension, you will see the Awesome Screenshot button as shown in the above image. On clicking the button it will show different options for capturing the screen. Another great option is that you can edit the captured image using the extension. You can do simple editings like crop the image, draw shapes, add text etc. There is also a settings page where you can select the image format as .jpg or .png, change the delay time and select the default path for saving the image. Again this is one of the helpful extension for any blogger.