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The 10 Best Google Chrome Extensions of 2016

Hey Digital Fam, this is John D Saunders and in today’s Digital Block we break down the 10 of the BEST Google Chrome Extensions of 2016. Let’s go!!!

By now, you most likely know about Google Chrome, right? In short, it’s a super fast web browser developed by Google to gather all of our information.

Kidding. Or, am I…

No, really it’s probably the best web browser out in comparison to Safari, Internet Explorer (thumbs down) and its closest competitor, Firefox.

All in all, chrome has a simple, easy to use interface, task manager and the best part yet a large library of extensions and add-ons.

These extensions enhance the browser’s ability to perform additional tasks. In today’s episode, we break down our top 10 favorites.

Stay tuned, we’re going to run through these.

Wappalyzer

 

Wappalyzer | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

Wappalyzer is one of my most beloved extensions.  In short, Wappalyzer uncovers the technology used on any website.  This includes content management systems (like WordPress or Magento).  As well as Analytics Tools JS frameworks and more.

Honey

 

Honey | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

Honey is for all of the frugal peeps out there.  I mean, who doesn’t like to save cash?  So, Honey finds and applies coupons to your purchases during checkout.

All you have to do is Click on the Honey button during checkout and Honey will automatically apply coupon codes to your shopping cart.  It’s that easy.  The little tool scrapes the entire internet and will apply the best coupon based on a super fast search.  Yes, it works!

WhatFont

 

What Font | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

If you’ve ever wondered what font a website was using but had no idea on how to find out, this cool lil’ tool will help. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. Boom!  You’re welcome.

Invite All

 

Invite All | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

We’ve all been there.  You create a new Facebook page and want to share it with friends.

However, Facebook makes you highlight each one page by page.  What if you have more than 500 friends?

What if you have 5,000?

This cool little script disguised as an extension will highlight EVERYONE in your list and send them an invite.  Now, before you go all crazy keep in mind, use this extension in moderation.  No one wants to follow EVERY page you create.

Moz Bar

 

MozBar | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

Mozbar is the ultimate SEO companion.  The MozBar makes it super easy to see important SEO metrics while browsing the internet.  It’s crucial to seeing SEO metrics at a bird’s eye view, especially while you browse Google Search results.

Page Analytics

 

Page Analytics | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

Page Analytics works as an extension that shows you how customers interact on your website.  Similar to a heatmap, it shows in real-time the top areas clicked by your site users.  Keep in mind, you have to have access to Google Analytics on the website you’re using.  It’s a great way to see an overview of your site interaction.

Keep in mind, you have to have access to Google Analytics on the website you’re using.  It’s a great way to see an overview of your site interaction.

Momentum

 

Momentum | Best Chrome Extension of 2016

Momentum lets you replace the new tab page on your browser with a really cool personal dashboard including a to do list, clock, weather and inspirational messages.

OneTab

 

Best Chrome Extensions

Let me ask a question.

How many of you have more than 8 tabs open right now?  Yes, right now.

Go look.  If you’re one of those people with a gazillion tabs open , we’ve got an awesome extension to consolidate your tabs.  The OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once.

This, test sentence is cool; you know.

Grammarly

 

Grammarly | best Extensions of 2016

Adding Grammarly to Chrome means that your spelling and grammar will be vetted on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Tumblr, and nearly everywhere else you write on the web.  It’s like spell checker for your browser.  Check out recent reviews HERE

Check My Links

 

Check My Links | Best Extensions of 2016

Broken Links, or online links to nowhere, are bad news for SEO.  This tool crawls pages and lets you know if there are any bad/broken links on the page.

Well, that’s all I’ve got today, guys.  If you love our content, be sure to subscribe HERE.  We provide tips every week!  Thanks for watching The Digital Block!

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