Before the appearance of Google Chrome in 2008, two browsers, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, had close competition; And each of them tried to attract more users with the interesting features and accessories they offered.
In the meantime, Google decided to provide its powerful browser to users and end the competitive atmosphere of that era by unveiling its trump card.
The Google Chrome browser can be used for different platforms and having various themes, marking and placing shortcuts on the main page, supporting various extensions, etc. are some of its unique features.
Google has placed its store for its browser, where thousands of different plugins are available for free and paid. These extensions can be installed and used to improve browser performance with just one click and provide users with a better web browsing experience.
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Today, the tools and sites that have been introduced to check the technical and content points of the SEO site are an integral part of the work steps of every SEO specialist.
SEO experts should perform well in content analysis, technical section, and keyword search to explain their strategies with a more comprehensive view and more accurate analysis.
Google in its Chrome browser store, which you can access by just searching for the word (Extensions); provides you with many plugins related to SEO and digital marketing so that you can access the data needed to analyze your website or your competitor’s pages as quickly as possible.
In this article from the collection of SEO training articles, I am going to introduce 24 powerful and widely used plugins that every SEO expert will need, so stay with us.
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1) Serpstat SEO & Website Analysis Plugin
This plugin makes it easy to do an in-depth SEO review of the site with just one click. With the help of the Serpstat plugin, you can check several SEO parameters of a page at once.
These parameters include on-page seo parameters or internal site SEO, page analysis, and domain analysis.
The on-page SEO parameter report includes the following:
General information about Google cache, page speed, site launch date, meta tags including title tag, meta description or description, favicon, and…
The page analytics report tells us the following:
It shows the 10 main keywords that the site is ranked with, as well as the URL address information of pages that are ranked with that specific keyword, ranking position, click ads, number of competitors for the site address, missing keywords, and improved keywords.
2) Google Analytics URL Builder
This plugin helps you to check the performance, impact, and growth of your campaigns in Google Analytics by adding UTM parameters. It also saves time when creating multiple URL tags.
3) Tag assistant
The Tag Assistant plugin helps SEO specialists to check the correct installation of various Google tags, including Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, etc. It is also useful for analyzing analytics issues with other tracking codes.
If you go to any page and activate the Tag Assistant tool, you can access the list of tags or tags on that page. If there is a problem on the page, the color of this plugin will change and if you click on it, it will give you an explanation about the problem.
This plugin provides users with information about page performance in social networks. With the help of this plugin, you can see the interaction metrics and backlinks created by the desired page. This tool is very useful for reviewing and analyzing different content formats with the highest performance, as well as the content of the site in question that has had the most number of shares.
5) SEO TextOptimizer
This Chrome extension thoroughly checks the content in terms of SEO, in other words, it evaluates the quality of the text and then estimates how the search engines will check the text, and in this regard, it offers tips to improve the content around the desired keyword.
This plugin also allows you to collect the right keywords for new pages; you can enter the term you want in the search field and then get a list of keywords that will help your page rank for the topic easily.
This tool presents its reports based on the analysis of the pages that rank highly for the keyword you are looking for.
This Google Chrome extension covers various parts of smartphone SEO, local SEO, and usability issues. You can see a list of the overall marketing performance score of the page by just clicking on the WooRank icon.
Also, this plugin provides an SEO and marketing checklist that identifies the priorities you should optimize. Below this checklist shows comprehensive data about internal SEO, backlinks and social media engagement parameters, and so on.
7) Keyword Everywhere
With the help of this plugin, you can see the search rate of the desired keyword, CPC clicks ads, and competitors’ scores by typing the keyword in the Google search field.
When you see search results for your desired keyword. The widget of this plugin appears on the right side of the page with a list of suggested keywords. This widget contains keywords related to the phrase you entered in Google.
8) User-Agent Switcher
With the help of this plugin, you can understand how your page reacts to different browsers. You can set or add your default browser. For example, how your site will be seen in Firefox or Opera browser.
9) Window Resizer
With the help of this plugin, you can shrink your browser window to see how your website pages look on different devices such as smartphones, tablets, desktops, etc. In this plugin, you can customize the resolution. You can also adjust the size of the window, its position and apply new dimensions to the window.
10) Check My Links
This plugin checks the target page and identifies broken links. If you click the button of this plugin, it will quickly test all the links on the page and determine the valid and broken links for you; Since link building is considered a very important part of site SEO and Google have become very sensitive to the link building process of sites in recent years, this plugin will make your work very easy.
11) OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer
This plugin displays structured data used in HTML documents. The OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer plugin supports microdata, RDF/XML, RDFa, JSON-LD, Turtle, and POSH.
In addition, this extension is also available for Mozilla Firefox and Opera browsers.
SimilarWeb plugin is essential for all SEO professionals, especially digital marketers.
This tool provides you with the key parameters of each website, including monthly traffic and visits, interactive data such as average visit duration, bounce rate, and much other useful information.
This plugin is especially useful for reviewing and analyzing competitors, you can access the statistics of any website you want with just one click.
13) Majestic Backlink Analyzer
This plugin provides you with information about backlinks taken from the Majestic site database. A summary of this report is available for free. This report includes the following:
- Number of links
- Number of main domains
- Trust Flow and Citation Flow metrics
- Referring domains chart
- Backlink history chart
If you want to get more and more comprehensive information about increments, URL sources, etc., you have to pay a fee on the Majestic site and become a user to benefit from its other services.
If you are looking for an opportunity to build links, be sure to use this plugin.
This plugin examines the page and marks all its nofollow links in red. It also detects “no index” and “no follow” Meta tags.
One of the best and most useful Chrome extensions for SEO experts is certainly Fatrank; this plugin can be used to check the ranking of site pages, including blogs, folders, etc., based on the keywords introduced to Google.
16) Redirect Path
This plugin specifies all the redirects of the selected address to the destination address. If you want to analyze the competitor’s site, with the help of this plugin, you can follow the competitor’s redirect chain and find all the backlinks that refer to each of the addresses. In addition, this plugin is also very useful for finding redirect problems that occur on the site.
MozBar is an extension of the famous Moz Center that provides you with complete information about the performance of various sites or search engine page results.
In addition to different backlink criteria, you can also see the domain authority and page authority of your site in this plugin. The information provided by this plugin is very reliable and you can trust it.
18) SEO Quake
SEO Quake is an SEO plugin for the Google Chrome browser developed by SEMrush Center and shows important metrics like Alexa rank, Google index, Bing index, and other information.
Based on the results obtained through this plugin, you can find out about the status of the site’s backlinks, whois information, traffic information, the number of indexed pages, domain lifetime, and Alexa rank.
19) Ninja Outreach
Is it a well-known name in the field of marketing and influencer marketing? The center has now developed a light and simplified version of its service as an extension called Ninja Outreach Lite for the Chrome browser.
In this service, you can access complete information about a site, such as full name, location, number of followers on social networks, email address, Alexa rank, backlinks, page authority, domain authority, etc.
It is also possible to identify popular social network influencers and user accounts through this plugin. This tool also shows links to key site pages such as contact us, about us, resources, reviews, etc.
Broken link building is one of the most effective ways to build site backlinks. Of course, this process is very time-consuming and you cannot achieve the desired result without the right tools. That’s why a tool called LinkMiner was developed to solve this problem.
LinkMiner plugin can show you backlinks and social data and deliver these links to you in a CSV file. Using this plugin, you can also see how many links or outbound links there are on a particular page.
We have repeatedly emphasized in various digital marketing blog articles that site loading speed is a very important factor in SEO that affects the site’s ranking in search engines. If visitors can’t view a page quickly, they will give up.
21) Page Load Time
Page Load Time plugin can measure the loading time of a page and display the information in a Toolbar. In this toolbar, you can see if it takes time to load redirects or not.
You can also see the server response time. The information obtained through this plugin can be used to improve the loading speed of the site.
There are many link-shortening services out there, but without a doubt, Bit.ly is the best service you can use. With the help of the Bit.ly plugin, you can quickly shorten your links and even track them and access information such as the number of clicks on the link.
wappalyzer plugin gives you the useful and practical possibility to see what language the site is designed in when you enter the site; The Wappalyzer plugin is an open-source project developed by a German company.
Among the information that you will notice by installing this plugin, the following can be mentioned:
24) Social networks
You can use Chrome extensions for social networks such as Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. for better access and to prevent your system memory from being occupied. This feature is very useful for those SEO specialists who work on different social networks and publish content and link building.