The Google Chrome Web Store offers numerous SEO tools that can help you save time and effort. Most of these tools provide users with crucial information or analyses at the click of a button. Here in this post, we have compiled a list of 11 such Chrome extensions. Read on.
A free Chrome extension, MozBar provides you with advanced metrics for SEO on-the-go! Whether you are searching for a Chrome extension to check Domain Authority (DA), Page Authority (PA) or SEO keywords, MozBar can do it all for you and a whole lot more.
With MozBar, you can:
- Create custom search profiles based on engine, region, country, or city.
- Instantly check DA and PA of any site/page
- Export Search Engine Results Page (SERP) analysis data to a CSV file.
- Quick and easy analysis of on-page elements, link metrics, page markup, etc.
You can upgrade to the premium version – MozBar Pro – if you love the free version.
2. Keywords Everywhere
Keywords Everywhere is an ideal Chrome extension if you need to check monthly search volume, CPC (Cost Per Click), and Google Adwords competition.
You need not go back-and-forth from Google Keywords to the web browser. A good tool for keyword brainstorming, it helps cut down the time you spend on keyword research and comparison across multiple platforms.
The free version provides you with data on more than 15 websites. Keyword metrics can be downloaded in PDF or Excel file formats.
3. Awesome Screenshot
With over 2 million users worldwide, Awesome Screenshot (by Google) is the highest rated extension for screen capture and image annotation on Chrome.
You can use this tool to highlight broken links, misspelled keywords, or missing alt-text in images on a page with great ease.
Captured and annotated images can be saved to Google Drive, Dropbox, or local disk.
A content marketing tool, BuzzSumo helps users find the most shared content on the web for any given topic.
With BuzzSumo’s Chrome extension, you can view the social engagement data for a content piece without leaving your web browser.
The extension provides information such as:
- List of users who shared a page on Twitter (including shares by Twitter users who are no longer active)
- Backlink count for any given URL
- Pages on your or a competitor’s website that received maximum social shares
5. Broken Link Checker
This Chrome extension scans a web page or an entire website and provides you with a broken links (404 errors) report.
The Broken Link Checker lets you know which links (both internal and external) are working and which ones aren’t.
6. Redirect Path
This Chrome extension goes a step further than Broken Link Checker and helps you identify a variety of errors including 301, 302, 404, and 500 HTTP status codes.
The extension helps you in resolving technical issues that are otherwise hard to detect and can negatively impact your SEO campaign.
7. PageSpeed Insights
A Chrome extension by Google, PageSpeed Insights keeps you updated on how fast your website is loading. The extension provides a PageSpeed Insights score with a single click.
You can dig deeper into the stats to find out how you can improve the overall score by accessing the Insights developer console.
Page Load Times is another Chrome extension that provides similar data; it also checks if the server load time is on the higher side or redirects are taking too long to load.
As an SEO specialist, you frequently need to contact webmasters and editors.
But finding the contact information is a time-consuming exercise.
With Hunter, you can immediately find who to get in touch with, when you visit a website. Besides email addresses, this Chrome extension also tries to extract data such as job titles, names, phone numbers, and social network profiles.
If you need to get in touch with editors or writers to submit guest posts on a regular basis, Hunter Chrome extension can prove to be a real time-saver.
9. SEO Search Simulator
With the SEO Search Simulator Chrome extension, you can simulate search engine queries from any location.
You need not use incognito mode or a VPN to check your (or your competitor’s) unbiased rankings on Google.
10. SEO Meta in 1 Click
This chrome extension for SEO professionals provides you with all Meta, link and script tags along with important SEO information for a page with just one click.
In 1 click, you can view:
- List of all headers in their order of appearance
- List of all images on a page, with their preview and alt-titles
- Facebook (Open Graph), Twitter, picture source, and Scheme.org data
- Page analysis with Facebook URL Debugger, Google Rich Snippets, etc.
You can check the overall SEO strength of websites with Mangools chrome extension.
This tool provides you with the most important SEO metrics such as Backlink analysis, trend analysis, authority, rank tracking, etc. of any given website.
It’s a great tool for performing a quick SEO analysis.