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10 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Developers in 2021

If you are a developer, these Chrome extensions will surely make life easier and help boost your productivity. The list consists of diverse extensions that are useful for every type of developer. There’s sure to be something here you could use!
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Requestly (Extension to Intercept & Modify HTTP Requests)

Requestly (Extension to Intercept & Modify HTTP Requests)

Requestly is a browser extension that intercepts and modifies HTTP requests and allows us to perform multiple use cases, including modifying request URLs, URL redirection, modifying headers and a lot more.

Requestly intends to make the lives of developers easier by providing them with an easy to use interface to intercept and modify the network requests and modify them as per their needs. Requestly is also available as a Desktop App.

Chrome store rating: 4.5/5

Link: requestly.io

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Wappalyzer (Identify underlying technologies behind web pages)

Wappalyzer (Identify underlying technologies behind web pages)

Wappalyzer is a very effective tool for identifying the underlying technologies behind web pages. Further it is cross-platform and open-source browser.

It identifies web services, CMS type, analytics tools, plugins, JavaScript libraries and a whole host of other apps.

Chrome web store rating: 4.6/5

Link: wappalyzer.com

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WhatFont (Font recognizer extension)

WhatFont (Font recognizer extension)

WhatFont is a simple and elegant chrome extension that allows us to recognize fonts used on a specific web page easily. It’s fast, effective and identifies individual fonts within a page in few seconds. It also identifies the family, size, weight and colour.

Chrome web store rating: 4.1/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/whatfont/jabopobgcpjmedljpbcaablpmlmfcogm

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Web developer (Developer tools extension)

Web developer (Developer tools extension)

Web Developer is a suite of tools contained within an extension. Although named "Web Developer", still it has a variety of tools suitable for all different sort of developers.

The extension provides various tools to resize or disable images, script, and style files, and validate CSS and HTML files and much more. These are some of the primary operations a web developer performs daily.

Chrome rating: 4.5/5

Link: https://chrispederick.com/work/web-developer/

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Colorzilla (Color Picker extension)

Colorzilla (Color Picker extension)

ColorZilla is a superb Chrome developer extension for colour selection. It contains an eyedrop colour selector, a colour history tool, a CSS gradient analyzer and a page analyzer that assesses colours on a web page.

Chrome web store rating: 4.5/5

Link: colorzilla.com

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Web Developer Checklist (Extension to analyze any web page for violations of best practices)

Web Developer Checklist (Extension to analyze any web page for violations of best practices)

Web Developer Checklist is a developer extension that gives you a checklist of all the things that need to be completed on a page before publication. It’s a very useful add-on for busy developers.

It analyses violations of best practices, if any.

Chrome web store rating: 4.2/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/web-developer-checklist/iahamcpedabephpcgkeikbclmaljebjp

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Check My Links (Link checker extension)

Check My Links (Link checker extension)

Check My Links is a link checker that crawls through your webpage and looks for broken links primarily developed for developers and web designers. It also checks for valid links and redirected links as well as broken ones.

Chrome web store rating: 4.1/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/check-my-links/ojkcdipcgfaekbeaelaapakgnjflfglf

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JSON Formatter (Extension to beautify unformatted JSON) Edit This Cookie (Cookie manager extension)

JSON Formatter (Extension to beautify unformatted JSON) Edit This Cookie (Cookie manager extension)

JSON Formatter takes raw unformatted JSON and displays it in beautiful ordered objects, indented and colored for your visual pleasure. JSON can be very difficult—pretty much impossible—to read on its own, thus making this extension very effective and useful for developers out there.

Chrome web store rating: 4.6/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/json-formatter/bcjindcccaagfpapjjmafapmmgkkhgoa

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Edit This Cookie (Cookie manager extension)

Edit This Cookie (Cookie manager extension)

EditThisCookie is a super-convenient, and the most popular, cookie-manager chrome browser extensions. It allows you to search, add, delete, edit, protect, and block cookies. The ultra-smart cookie manager extension makes it the dominant king when it comes to cookies.

Chrome web store rating: 4.4/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/editthiscookie/fngmhnnpilhplaeedifhccceomclgfbg

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Clear cache (Development tool extension to clear cache automatically)

Clear cache (Development tool extension to clear cache automatically)

For developers, clearing the browser cache is always additional work. Clear Cache is one of the best extensions for clearing the cache in a single click. You can customize the amount of data to clear in the options tab. Currently there are 14 items accessible for cleaning from your browser.

Chrome store rating: 4.5/5

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/clear-cache/cppjkneekbjaeellbfkmgnhonkkjfpdn