These are the Top 10 Chrome Extensions for SEO

Google Chrome is my favorite browser as an SEO. It works well and allows me to understand the search engine better. You're missing out if you don't use Chrome enough to take advantage of all the extensions that are available.

These are the Top 10 Chrome Extensions for SEO

Google Chrome extensions can be installed to enhance your browsing experience. It's like a pocket knife when browsing. Chrome extensions are located in the same place as the address bar at the right-hand corner of the Chrome interface. These tools are also available in the Google Web Store.

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1. Meta SEO Inspector

This extension is my most used. It makes SEO inspection easy. This tool is great for individual page evaluations. This tool allows you to inspect key SEO elements and provides useful warnings about potential problems. It displays metadata, headers and alt text as well as canonicals. This Chrome extension is essential for SEOs.

2. Redirect Path

This extension is indispensable for any web developer or SEO. This extension displays a drop-down menu of server response codes, along with associated URLs. These URLs can be copied. You can see every redirect and 404 error, without having to crawl the entire site. This is particularly useful when you need to identify and resolve redirect chains, or redirects that have too many hops.

3. Web Developer

This extension does it all. This extension has the best use. It allows you to view pages without Javascript and CSS. It makes it simple for me to view a page without Javascript or CSS and quickly identify any issues that may need to be fixed. This extension can also be used in conjunction with the Meta SEO Inspector (the second tool in this list), to display header tags and alt text as well as print on-page links.

4. Wayback

You can view archived pages with the Wayback Machine. You can also see the source of the traffic, which gives you a better view of the site. With this background information, you can strategize how the site should move forward.

5. Wappalyzer

When I come across a site I am an SEO, I want to know what it is. The systems used are what I first want to inspect. Wappalyzer makes it easy by showing you the various technologies being used by the site. Wappalyzer gives you an overview of the backend, from the CMS to SEO plugin.

6. SERP Counter

The SERP Counter is simple and yet so effective. It makes it easy to see SERPs in context, especially when queries lead to links being pushed further down. It's also a great visual that you can share with others to help them see where the site is at. The SERP Counter helps you understand SERPs as they evolve.

7. Check out my Links

The extension Check My Links gives you a quick overview of the links on individual pages. This tool can highlight valid, invalid, and redirect links. It makes optimizing much easier. The Meta SEO Inspector (the second tool) also displays the anchor text of each link, which is yet another example of how these tools work together.

8. NoFollow Referrer

If you need to identify problematic links, the NoFollow Referrer extension can be helpful. It distinguishes between do-follow and no-follow links, so you can see which links are being crawled. It also saves you time by not pointing out any index HTML tags.

9. View Rendered Source

It is crucial for SEOs to be able to see how a browser renders pages. This will help them understand the search engine's view of content. This extension shows the rendered and raw source codes, as well as a comparison of differences between them.

10. Word Counter

The humble Word Counter is my favorite tool. This tool is a great help when writing and evaluating metadata. It allows me to use the maximum character count possible while avoiding any potential truncation. It is also useful for comparing competitor URLs to see if page lengths are similar.

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