SEO is what always helps a website / blog get better rankings in the search engine results pages, and this optimization can be done when proper analysis is done by webmasters. To make things easier, there are plugins and extensions for web browsers that would help in checking the stuff. The extensions for Google Chrome browser are one of the enhanced features which help in making things a lot easier. There are quite many SEO related extensions for Chrome, the best of which are listed below.
Pagerank Status extension comes to use for every webmaster as it not just provides the Google pagerank of the particular webpage, but also gives a lot of other data. The site details of the Alexa ranking of the website, the access to Geo IP location, Whois, Backlink status in various search engines and the indexed pages info in the search engines.
» Install Pagerank Status from Chrome web store.
Screenshot: Pagerank Status for Google Chrome
Chrome SEO helps in giving access to tools that helps in Competitive Analysis, Keyword Research, Pagerank Checking, and apart from all these tools, it also highlights the no-follow links to make the user understand how many outbound links the web page has.
» Install Chrome SEO from Chrome web store.
Screenshot: Chrome SEO extension
SEO Site Tools includes an On-page and external metrics, and information about the social media sharing and the Google pagerank of the web page, the ranking of the page for particular keywords on the Google, Yahoo, Bing search engine results pages. The external page data includes the Indexed pages, Cache Date, Domain Backlinks in all the 3 search engines. The traffic data includes from sites like Quanticast, Alexa, DMoz, SEM Rush, Majestic SEO, Compete.com.
» Install SEO Site Tools from Chrome web store.
Screenshot: SEO Site Tools for Google Chrome
SEO & Website Analytics is an extension given by Woorank, which provides a report about the SEO on a website. The Woorank site is popular for giving SEO tips and the steps that can do better optimization of the web pages. It is not just useful for the SEO learners, but even for the other webmasters, internet marketers, website coders and designers. The tool gives a certain score to the website, after taking basis from more than 20 factors, to give a final score which will help you determine which are needed to be concentrated on. It takes the On-page SEO factors, Off-page linking, the Google Analytics, Alexa data, Social sharing score and lot of other factors.
» Install SEO & Website Analytics from Chrome web store.
Screenshot: SEO & Website Analytics for Google Chrome
The Meta Tags are not just the title, description etc. used in the HTML page on the back, not directly visible, but it also includes the attributes like nofollow, and XFN tags, canonical attributes etc. Following the webmaster guidelines laid by the search engines like Google is important, and this META SEO inspector also helps in exposing all the inner properties and contents of the page. If at all the meta tags are too small or not within the certain range, the notification would flash on the plugin page.
» Install META SEO inspector from Chrome web store.
Screenshot: META SEO inspector for Google Chrome
There are several other extensions for Google chrome that would help with the SEO and website analysis, but the best 5 were as shared above.
Posted by Andrew.