15 Best Firefox extensions for web developers and web designers

Firefox is getting is popularity day by day and mainly it’s due to the availability of various awesome extensions.

Here are some of the best Firefox extensions for web developers and designers.

1. Firebug :

Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.

Firebug 1.5 requires Firefox 3.5 or higher.

2. FireFTP :

FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers.

3. IE Tab Plus (FF 3.6+) :

An enhanced version of IE Tab with Adblock Plus in IE supported. It also allows you import settings from IE Tab and synchronize cookies between IE and Firefox. Supports Firefox 3.6 and beyond.

4. Web Developer :

The Web Developer extension adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools.

5. FirePHP :

FirePHP enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call. You need to have Firebug 1.5+ installed.

6. Pearl Crescent Page Saver :

Save an image of a web page (including Flash content) to a file. Web page screenshots may be captured interactively or from the command line. Options allow you to control the output format (PNG or JPEG), image file name, scaling, and much more.

7. MeasureIt :

Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.

8. ColorZilla :

Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies.

9. LightShot :

Easy and convenient screenshot tool. Allows you to make screenshots of any selected area, edit and upload it to server.

10. X-Ray :

See the tags on a page without viewing the sourcecode. When applied to a page it can help you see how the document was constructed without having to go back and forth between the sourcecode and the page in your browser.

11. YSlow :

YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the Firebug web development tool.

12. CSS Usage :

CSS Coverage is an extension for Firebug which allows you to scan multiple pages of your site to see which CSS rules are actually used in your site. This extension requires Firebug.

13. SeoQuake SEO extension :

Seoquake is a Mozilla Firefox SEO extension aimed primarily at helping web masters who deal with search engine optimization(SEO) and internet promotion of web sites. Seoquake allows to obtain and investigate many important SEO parameters of the internet.

14. PHP Developer Toolbar :

Stop searching at PHP.net to simply remember some function signature. With this addon you can search functions quickly for the official function description directly into your browser without a new tab.Plus,many tools to help PHP developers.

15. LinkChecker :

Check the validity of links on any webpage.

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