Here are the Top 10 Chrome/Firefox Extensions that can make your work easy

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Here are the Top 10 Chrome/Firefox Extensions that can make your work easy

A browser extension is a small software module for customizing a web browser. Browsers typically allow a variety of extensions, including user interface modifications, ad blocking, and cookie management. Browser plug-ins are a separate type of module. The main difference is that extensions are usually just source code, but plug-ins are always executables (object code).

As of 2020, plug-ins have been deprecated by most browsers, while extensions are widely used. The most popular browser, Google Chrome, has thousands of extensions available but only one plug-in: the Adobe Flash Player that is disabled by default.

Despite the fact that extensions can be dangerous, some of them are really useful, and that’s why you probably wouldn’t want to abandon them completely. I continue to use about a half-dozen of them, and I know for sure that two of them have the aforementioned permission “to read and change.”

So let’s get further with our top 10 list of Chrome/Firefox Extensions that can make your work easy.

Top 10 Chrome/Firefox extensions

  1. AdBlock — best ad blocker
  2. Grammarly
  3. Dark Reader
  4. JSONView
  5. EditThisCookie
  6. VisBug
  7. Wappalyzer
  8. Dimensions
  9. Accessibility Insights for Web
  10. Sourcegraph

AdBlock — best ad blocker

Block ads and pop-ups on YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, and your favorite websites. AdBlock is the best ad blocker with over 60 million users, and one of the most popular Chrome extensions with over 350 million downloads!

Download AdBlock — best ad blocker on chrome and firefox.

Grammarly

From grammar and spelling to style and tone, Grammarly helps you eliminate writing errors and find the perfect words to express yourself. You’ll get suggestions from Grammarly as you write on Gmail, Twitter, LinkedIn, and nearly everywhere else you find yourself writing. Grammarly is a writing assistant that goes deeper than grammar to offer you comprehensive writing feedback. You can be confident that your writing is not only correct but clear and concise, too.

Download Grammarly on chrome and firefox.

Dark Reader

Dark mode for every website. Take care of your eyes, use dark themes for the night, and daily browsing. This eye-care extension enables night mode creating dark themes for websites on the fly. Dark Reader inverts bright colors making them high contrast and easy to read at night. You can adjust brightness, contrast, sepia filter, dark mode, font settings, and ignore-list.

Download Dark Reader on chrome and firefox.

JSONView

Validate and view JSON documents using JSONView port for Chrome and Firefox.

Download JSONView on chrome and firefox.

EditThisCookie

EditThisCookie is a cookie manager. You can add, delete, edit, search, protect, and block cookies!

Download EditThisCookie on chrome. unfortunately, this extension is not available for firefox 🙁

VisBug

Open source browser design tools. Open-source web design debug tools built with JavaScript: a FireBug for designers.

VisBug’s features:

  • Point, click & tinker
  • Edit or style any page, in any state, like it’s an artboard
  • Inspect styles, spacing, distance, accessibility, and alignment
  • Nitpick layouts & content, in the real end environment, at any device size
  • Leverage adobe/sketch skills
  • Edit text, replace images

Download VisBug on chrome. VisBug for firefox is coming soon! check here for more details.

Wappalyzer

Identify web technologies. Wappalyzer is a utility that uncovers the technologies used on websites. It detects content management systems, eCommerce platforms, web frameworks, server software, analytics tools, and many more.

Download Wappalyzer on chrome and firefox.

Dimensions

A tool for designers to measure screen dimensions. This extension measures the dimensions from your mouse pointer up/down and left/right until it hits a border. So if you want to measure distances between elements on a website this is perfect. It doesn’t really work with images because there the colors change a lot pixel to pixel.

Download Dimensions on chrome and firefox.

Accessibility Insights for Web

Accessibility Insights for Web helps developers quickly find and fix accessibility issues.

Download Accessibility Insights for Web on chrome. unfortunately, this extension is not available for firefox 🙁

Sourcegraph

Adds code intelligence to GitHub: hovers, definitions, references. Supports 20+ languages and other popular code hosts, too.
The Sourcegraph extension adds code navigation and code intelligence to GitHub and other code hosts:
  • Hovers with documentation and type information
  • Go to definition
  • Find references

Download Sourcegraph on chrome and firefox.

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