20+ Top Google Chrome Extensions/Plugins for Bloggers and Web Developers

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Best Google Chrome Plugins/Extensions for Bloggers and Web Developers
As of April 2010, Google Chrome was the third most widely used browser with 6.73%of worldwide usage share of web browsers according to Net Applications. Even though Firefox is the top web browser used by bloggers, webmasters, web designers and web developers, Google chrome has also grabbed great attention due to its speed and simplicity.

Following are some top Google Chrome extensions useful for Blogging,Web design and Development . Some of them are popular as Firefox Add-ons too! Don’t forget to take a look at my other post 25 Best Firefox Add-ons for Bloggers and Web Designers.

Please read this post from Google Chrome web browser since you cannot add chrome extensions to other browsers!! 
  • RSS Subscription Extension

    This extension auto-detects RSS feeds on the page you are reading and upon finding one will display an RSS icon in the Omnibox, allowing you to click on it to preview the feed content and subscribe. The extension comes with 4 feed readers predefined (Google Reader, iGoogle, Bloglines and My Yahoo) and also allows you to add any web-based feed reader of your choice to the list.
    Add to Chrome

  • Zemanta

    Zemanta expands the author’s regular blogging dashboard, populating it on the fly with content suggestions relevant to the current text. It presents images, links, articles, tags in a simple interface. It supports Blogger, WordPress, TypePad, Movable Type, Ning, Drupal, LiveJournal, Tumblr and email platforms Google Mail and Yahoo!Mail.
    Add to Chrome

  • Chrome SEO

    The Google Chrome SEO extension provides easy access to Search engine optimization tools  that can help you with competitive analysis, keyword research, backlink checks, pageRank checks and other daily SEO tasks.
    Add to Chrome

  • SEO Status Pagerank/Alexa Toolbar

    SEO Status is lightweight. It will check the Google Pagerank (PR) & Alexa rank for every page. Using this will also increase your Alexa.
    Add to Chrome

  • Xmarks Bookmarks Sync

    Backup and sync your bookmarks and open tabs across computers and browsers. Xmarks is also available for Firefox, Safari and IE.
    Add to Chrome

  • goo.gl URL Shortener

    goo.gl url shortener is an extension which allows you to shorten the current website URL with the new Google URL Shortener service. Once compressed the url is automatically copied to clipboard and you can share it with Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Delicious, Digg, MySpace, Google Reader, Gmail or your default mail client.
    Add to Chrome

  • Web Developer

    The Web Developer extension adds a toolbar button to the browser with various web developer tools.
    Add to Chrome

  • MeasureIt

    Draw out a ruler that will help you get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.
    Add to Chrome

  • Resolution Test

    An extension for developers to test web pages in different screen resolutions, with an option to define your own resolutions.
    Add to Chrome

  • Greasemetal

    Greasemetal is a userscript runtime for Google Chrome. The runtime hosts userscripts (tiny javascript files that modify the webpages being displayed) to be executed on Google Chrome, similar to what Greasemonkey does for Mozilla Firefox, or Greasekit does for Safari.
    Add to Chrome

  • LastPass

    LastPass is a free online password manager and Form Filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure. It captures passwords and allows you to make strong passwords easily. Your sensitive data is encrypted locally before upload so even LastPass cannot get access to it!
    Add to Chrome

  • Picnik Extension

    The Picnik Extension for Chrome lets you easily edit the images you come across while browsing the web. With a click you can create a snapshot of your current web page and open it in Picnik for easy editing, annotation and sharing.
    Add to Chrome

  • Google Dictionary

    With this extension, you can double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble and view the complete definition of any word or phrase using the address bar dictionary.
    Add to Chrome

  • Feedly

    Feedly organizes your favorite sources in a magazine-like start page. A fast and stylish way to read and share the content of your favorite sites and services. Provides seamless integration with Google Reader, Twitter, Delicious, YouTube and Amazon.
    Add to Chrome

  • Google Reader Notifier

    Displays the number of unread items in your Google Reader account. Clicking can show a preview popup or open your Reader account.
    Add to Chrome

  • Google Mail Checker Plus

    Displays the number of unread messages in your Gmail and Google Apps inbox. Preview mail, read, delete, archive and mark as spam.
    Add to Chrome

  • WiseStamp – Email Signatures for GMail, Google Apps and more

    Empower GMail, Google Mail & Google Apps emails with dynamic email signatures. Add Twitter, Facebook, Digg and more. Multiple HTML signatures support.
    Add to Chrome

  • TwitterBar

    Post to Twitter from the Chrome toolbar. The current page’s title and URL are automatically entered into the textbox for easy posting of links.
    Add to Chrome

  • Facebook for Google Chrome

    Extension which lets you read your Facebook news feed and wall. You can also post status updates.
    Add to Chrome

  • Shareaholic

    Share any web page with your friends right from the page you are on. This extension adds a share button to your browser toolbar. Currently support 100+ services like Google Buzz, WordPress, Blogger, Delicious, Digg, Yahoo Buzz, Reddit, Mixx, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Orkut, Plurk etc.
    Add to Chrome

  • Google Translate

    This extension adds a button to your browser toolbar. Click the translate icon whenever you want to translate the page you’re visiting.
    Add to Chrome

  • RemindMe

    RemindMe allows you to setup reminders while browsing and sync them between computers.
    Add to Chrome

  • Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer is a tool to help you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications. It visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and analyzes them as your application runs. Speed Tracer is available as a Chrome extension and works on all platforms where extensions are currently supported (Windows and Linux). You must be running the Google Chrome Developer Channel to use Speed Tracer.
    Add to Chrome

Have a nice day....!


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