What are Google Chrome Extensions / Add-Ons and why do you need them if you are a search engine optimization (SEO) specialist? When you analyze websites it takes time and can become a nuance; that is why Google Chrome has multiple extensions to help save time and energy. By installing these add ons to your internet browser you can quickly see how many links a website has, what its domain age is, what PageRank it has, the page title, meta description, meta keywords, headers, alt tags, etc. These take time to find, but with the extensions from Chrome it makes it much easier. Discussed below are some of the more popular SEO add ons.
SEO Site Tools
On-page, external metrics, social media info, page rank numbering on Yahoo, Bing, Google search engine results pages. Extends Webmaster Tools, Yahoo Site Explorer and Google Analytics with metrics. Seen on http://j.mp/searchenginejournal as “The SEO Tool That May Make You Switch to Google Chrome” and http://j.mp/SeoMoz this tool is the most comprehensive SEO Tool on any browser… not only does it pull more metircs from more sources, including social media reactions, it also enhances common tools like Yahoo Site Explorer and Google Webmaster tools with links anchor text and pagerank.Even nofollow link hilighting, popout ability, color themes, even more!
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SeoQuake is a program, which allows user to view a large number of SE parameters on the fly. SeoQuake for Google Chrome consists of three functional parts: SeoToolbar (requested parameters are shown in a separate toolbar in the browser), Seobar (requested parameters are shown in a separate, fully customizable with CSS, HTML block) and output of requested parameters on Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs).
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Valuable search engine optimization metrics at a glance. Metrics display for page, root domain, and subdomain, including: Page Authority and Domain Authority;mozRank™ (mR) and mozTrust™ (mT) for every URL that you visit; Domain mozRank™ (DmR) and Domain mozTrust™ (DmT); The number of URLs and domains linking to the page.
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Screen Capture (By Google)
It’s easy to use this extension to capture visible content of a tab, a region of a web page, or the whole page as a PNG image. You can also edit your captured image before saving it as a PNG image. Highlighting, redacting and adding text are supported.
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Shows Google PageRank and AlexaRank of current web page, quick access to Geo IP Location, Whois, Alexa, backlinks and indexed pages
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SEO for Chrome
The SEO for Chrome extensions 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.
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Firebug Lite for Google Chrome™
Firebug Lite is not a substitute for Firebug, or Chrome Developer Tools. It is a tool to be used in conjunction with these tools. Firebug Lite provides the rich visual representation we are used to see in Firebug when it comes to HTML elements, DOM elements, and Box Model shading. It provides also some cool features like inspecting HTML elemements with your mouse, and live editing CSS properties.
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A simple tool to quickly check the position of a list of sites given a keyword. For example, on the sample image you can see Wikipedia ranking #1 and Amazon ranking #18 for the keyword “lcd”. Results are now permanently stored (on your browser) and can be browsed on the “results” page.
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META SEO Inspector
Useful to inspect the meta data found inside web pages, usually not visible while browsing. Meta data is not just the usual HTML meta tags, but the XFN tags, various microformats, the recently introduced canonical attribute, the no-follow links and so on.
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SEO & Website Analysis
SEO report is an extension for Google Chrome™ done by WooRank that provides a very deep SEO report for any given website. WooRank provides many SEO tips for your website to rank number 1 in Google™, Yahoo™ and Bing™. It is a powerful tool for internet marketing professionals, coders, designers, website usability expert, developers ( web development professionals ) and other digital professionals.
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