15+ Best Chrome Extensions for Web Developers and Designers

Google Chrome browser is a powerful browser, Web developers and designers love Google Chrome Extensions because of speed and built-in developer tools. If you are a Chrome user, check out these powerful Chrome Extensions which will speed your work flow and improve your productivity.

Firefox has been preferred by many Web designers and developers because of customizability and extensions, however, in recent years Google Chrome has gained popularity.

1. Awesome Screenshot

Awesome Screenshot is a great extension which lets you to capture the whole page or a part of it. You can annotate screenshot and also blur sensitive info. It also has option of one-click upload.

awesome screenshot

2. ColorPicker

ColorPicker lets web developer to pick up color from any web page and can see the color changes on website without the use of any external application.

colorpicker

3. Eye Dropper

Eye Dropper is one of the useful Chrome extension for Web developers as it allows you to locate the exact color and also keeps track of your color history.

Eye dropper

4. CSS-Shack

CSS-Shack allows you to create Layers Styles and export them into a single CSS file.

css shack

5. Code Cola

Code Cola is an extension that allows users to view source code of website on which you are working edit the CSS to see changes automatically.

edit cola

6. Web Developer

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

web developer

7. Google Font Previewer for Chrome

Google Font Previewer for Chrome lets you choose a font from the Google Font directory with a few text styling options and preview them on the current tab.

google font previewer

8. IE Tab

IE Tab allows you to view your web pages from Internet Explorer without leaving Chrome browser.

IE Tab

9. Sight

Sight is the Syntax Highlighter Chrome extension which lets you to read code on browser easily. Users get the option to choose theme, font and enable line numbers.

sight

10. Speed Tracer (by Google)

Speed Tracer extension tool helps you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications.

speed tracer

11. CSSViewer

CSSViewer is a simple CSS property viewer for Google chrome users. Enable CSSViewer by simply clicking the toolbar icon and then hover any element you want to inspect in any web page.

css viewer

12. DevTools Autosave

DevTools AutoSave allows you to automatically save any changes that you make to CSS and JS via the Chrome DevTools and saves your time.

DevTools Autosave

13. MeasureIt

MeasureIt is a ruler that lets you to find both height and width of any element on a web page. To use the extension click on the extension and drag out the ruler to find the dimension.

measureit

14. Resolution Test

A great tool for developers to test website in various resolutions. Resolution Test comes has predefined resolution sizes, you can also specify yours.

resolution test

15. Palette for Chrome

Creates a color palette from any image. Just right-click on the image and select the ‘Palette for Chrome’ option.

pallette for chrome

16. StyleBot

It allows you to preview the appearance of any website using custom CSS.

What is your favorite Chrome extension as a Web designer and developer ? Go ahead and share them!

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