For a web designing student Google Chrome is one of the most effective browser to use, it is because of its simplicity, popularity, speed and especially the extensions/add-ons provided by Google Chrome. Most Web Designers prefer Google Chrome for the beginners. Google provide a number of extensions which are best for web Designing students to use it. Keeping this in mind we prepared a list of those Google Chrome Extensions which are best suited for the students and most of these are easy and simple to use.
Domain Checker allows you to check the availability of a domain straight from your toolbar.
Font Size Decrease helps you in increasing/decreasing your font size of the current webpage in just one click.
jQuery-Injector injects jQuery 1.6.4 into your current page by just one click onto your toolbar.
This extensions allows you to take screenshots and upload it to your imgur account from your desktop using Drag and Drop only.
Palette for chrome extension allows you to create color palette from any image. It is done by just a right click on the image and select the “Palette from chrome option”.
Google Font Previewer helps in choosing a Font style from the Google Font directory with a few text styling options also and preview them onto your current tab.
FlashControl is a content-filtering extension provided by chrome which prevents chrome from automatically spawning instances of the Adobe Flash Player plugin, which in turn improves the security and efficiency.
Zoom extension allows you to Zoom in or Zoom out the webpage to have a better look on to that webpage.
LightShot is an easy and convenient tool to capture a shot of your webpage. Also, you can edit the shot too.
An online Python Shell(scripting language) for chrome browser. This can be used to test python code, to test regular expressions or as a calculator.
MeasureIt draw a ruler that help students to get the width and height in pixels of any element in page.
Firebug Lite provides you the rich visual representation which you are used to see in Firebug when it comes to HTML elements, DOM elements and Box Model Sharing.
Lorem Ispum Generator allows you to generate random “Lorem Ispum” text.
Validity allows you to validate your HTML document from the address bar. Shortcut for validate your current webpage is CTRL+ALT+V
Webpage Screenshot allows you to capture the shot of whole webpage in a simple and fast way. This extension helps you to save screenshot in JPG/PNG format
Code Cola is an extension which helps you to generate CSS.
Window Resizer allows you to resize your browser’s window in order to emulate various resolutions.
Web Developer is an extensions which creates a toolbar button with various web developer tools.
BuiltWith Technology Profiler helps developer to find out all the technologies contain in a webpage on to which you visit. It work as a website profiler tool. It help developers, researchers and designer to find out what technologies pages are using which may help them in one or the other way.
Eye Dropper is a great tool for Web Developers which allows them to pick any colors from the web pages.
Image Properties Context Menu is a simple extension which tell you the basic properties of an image like location, source, dimension, alt text, data URL, file size, MIME type and EXIF Data.
Incredible StartPage is a productive start page replacement for chrome. This extension allows you to keep track of your favourite webpages and the bookmark made by you.
IP Address and Domain Information helps you to see Geo-location, DNS, whois, routing search result, hosting and many more information of an IP address.
This extension add support to the chrome omnibox to search for and autocomplete classes from the Java Enterprise Edition(JavaEE) 6 API.
Awesome Screenshot is a very useful extension of chrome. It allows user to take screenshot as per their wish i.e., you can take screenshot of whole webpage or you can just take it of the page viewed by the user.
This extension is useful to developer who develops their own extensions. This allows them to keep track of their own extensions and keep an eye on the comments on their extensions too.
SingleFile helps you to archive a complete page into a single HTML file. It can also be used as an alternative to snapshot/screenshot or capture page extensions.