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5 SEO extensions for Chrome


In this post, you’ll find a list of SEO extensions for Google’s web browser Chrome. If you use Mozilla Firefox, you can read our article about 10 SEO plugins for Firefox.

Here are 5 useful SEO extensions for Chrome I chose to share with you:

1. Chrome SEO

Chrome SEO is an extension providing useful SEO information: pages indexed by main search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, Baidu...), backlinks, traffic and rank (Alexa, Compete…), search stats, bookmarks (Delicious, Digg...), cached (cached versions of the website), on site (http status code, robots.txt…), and domain details.

It also offers a very interesting feature which enables users to get keywords suggestions.

Chrome SEO extension screenshot


2. SEO Site Tools

SEO Site Tools Chrome extension gives metrics from many sources, including search engines and social media reactions. It enhances common tools like Yahoo Site Explorer and Google Webmaster tools with links anchor text and Google PageRank (PR). Also available : nofollow link hilighting, popout ability, color themes.

In addition, SEO Site Tools displays relevant page elements to SEO (header tags, bold/strong, anchor tags and follow attribute) as well as title length, meta description and keywords.

SEO Site Tools screenshot


3. PageRank

PageRank is a very simple extension working on Chrome for Windows as well as Chromium for Mac. It only has one function: displaying the PageRank of the current visited page.

PageRank screenshot


4. SeoQuake

SEO Quake extension displays the Google PageRank, Alexa rank and other SEO parameters of any webpage, highlights nofollow links, text density, check and compare urls.

As you can see below, it also works on SERP.

SeoQuake screenshot


5. SEO Status PageRank / Alexa toolbar

SEO Status extension checks the Google PageRank & Alexa rank for every page. When the button is clicked, it shows more data such as Alexa graph, backlinks link, Whois link, domain availabiliy for other TLDs

Using this toolbar will improve the Alexa ranking of the websites that you visit, just like the IE Alexa tooblar does.

SEO status Pagerank Alexa toolbar

Feel free to share other SEO extensions for Chrome.

10 SEO plugins for Firefox


You'll find in this post useful free SEO plugins for Firefox. These add-ons aim at helping webmasters who deal with Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Here is a collection of 10 SEO Firefox extensions:

1. SEO for Firefox

SEO for Firefox logo

SEO for Firefox developed by SeoBook is definitely one of the most powerful Firefox SEO plugins. This add-on puts useful competitive research data directly in the search results of Google and Yahoo! Search.

For example, it pulls Google Page Rank (PR), number of links, delicious save counts, Alexa rank, WhoIs information, etc. You must register online to download the plugin (for free). SEO for Firefox extension can be turned on or off globally.

Once SEO for Firefox installed, your Google SERP will appear like below:

SEO for Firefox screenshot

2. SeoQuake

 SeoQuake logo

SeoQuake is similar to SEO for Firefox. It is a powerful tool integrated in Firefox, so that users can view a large number of search engine parameters on the fly. Among parameters on Search Engine Result Pages, you'll be able to display Google PR, index (number of indexed pages), link (number of links, pointed to the current page) and similar parameters for many other search engines such as Yahoo and Baidu.

Once SeoQuake installed, your Google SERP will appear like below:

SeoQuake screenshot

3. SearchStatus

SearchStatus is a plugin for Firefox displaying numerous parameters such as PR, Alexa rank, Compete ranking and SEOmoz Linkscape mozRank anywhere in your browser, along with fast keyword density analyser, keyword/nofollow highlighting, backward/related links, Alexa info and more.

SearchStatus screenshot

4. SenSEO

SenSEO is a Firefox extension checking the most important on-page-SEO-criteria and calculating a grade of how good your site fulfills these criteria. It is integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool. SenSEO checks notably:
- Correct usage of Document-Title, Meta-Description and Meta-Keywords;
- Headlines, Domain and URL-Path;
- Other general content-criteria.

SenSEO screenshot

5. SEOpen

SEOpen offers a Firefox add-on providing quick access to some web-based tools to help with SEO. You can quickly check inbound links, PageRank, http headers, and much more. You can right-click on an open area of a web page or use the included toolbar.

SEOpen screenshot

6. Rank Checker

Rank Checker is another tool from SeoBook. This tool can track and record search engine ranking for a page in Google, Yahoo and Bing. The results are saved in the PC, so there is no need to worry about the privacy issue.

Rank Checker screenshot

7. Link Diagnosis

Link Diagnosis Firefox plugin allows users to see Google PR and anchor text of every backlink, most popular anchor texts and charts with breakdown of PR and link types.

Link Diagnosis logo

8. SEO Link Analysis

SEO Link Analysis show the PR of the linking page, the anchor text and whether the link is followed, nofollowed or no longer exists.

 SEO Link Analysis

9. Google Global Firefox extension

Google Global is a Firefox add-on that allows you to easily see what any Google search results look like in outer countries, cities and zip codes exactly as if you were in that location. This extension is unobtrusive and the functions are only available when on a Google search results page so it will not clutter up your menu bar, right click menu or slow down your browser.

Google global Firefox extension

10. Html Validator

HTML Validator is a Mozilla extension that adds HTML validation inside Firefox and Mozilla. The number of errors of a HTML page is seen on the form of an icon in the status bar when browsin.

Html validator logo

If you're interested in other SEO tools, here are 25 SEO Tools and Ebooks.

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