25 helpful Chrome extensions for WordPress users

In times when you need to maneuver between multiple tabs in the Chrome extensions will help you find the right website very quickly bookmark your favorite web pages and perform much more. Do you use Chrome extensions to improve engagement with WordPress?

According to w3schools, the share of Chrome in the world market of browsers is 72.5% as of September 2016, Firefox in second place with 16.3%, and Internet Explorer in third with 5.3%, from Safari to 3.5%, Opera 1%.

While Chrome dominates the world wide web, developers continue to add to the already large Arsenal Chrome new extensions. WordPress users can send these little programs to improve workflow, publish posts directly from your Chrome browser, edit the style file.css and more.

But which extensions provide the greatest value to WordPress users? Instead of trying to send you, to find yourself in the Chrome Web Store, we have prepared a list of the 25 best extensions for WordPress users.

1. WordPress Site Manager

Those who manage multiple websites WordPress, you know how annoying to constantly log out of one site and go to another. WordPress Site Manager is a Chrome extension that makes switching between sites is incredibly simple.

The extension remembers your URL for all login pages, allowing users to go to each site in just one click. WordPress Site Manager also allows you to save usernames and passwords from all pages that it saves time.

2. WordPress Stats

This is one of the most popular extensions for WordPress users. WordPress Stats shows the statistics of all your sites in one place, and as a result there is no need to go into the backend of WordPress.

With WordPress Stats, you can see the popularity of your records, what information users were looking for on your website and sources of information. This expansion requires the full address of your web site http:// (for example, http://mysite.wordpress.com) and Akismet API (for example, 4993030302s34c).

3. Dimensions

This Chrome extension allows you to measure any element of the WordPress site that you add to Chrome. Users can measure the text, images, video, icons, buttons, input fields and more.

Also, if you are testing layouts on a new WordPress website, you can put JPEG or PNG in this extension and start the measurement. You can also create and use the keyboard through the Settings.

4. WordPress Style Editor

This is one of the few Chrome extensions for WordPress users that allows you to directly edit the CSS file of your theme. Any changes made in the CSS file can be instantly saved to the stylesheet. No need to use an FTP program or edit other files. However, the extension will only work with the style file.css, which is in the root folder of your theme.

5. WhatFont

When you’re browsing different websites, you might have something to look at, for example, font. However, it is not always possible to find the name of this font. With the extension WhatFont WordPress users can quickly find the name of any font on any web page. Even WhatFont will tell you how to install it yourself. For example, this can be done for free via Google Fonts or need to use a premium service.

6. MultiPress

It is often included in the list of the best Chrome extensions for WordPress users. With MultiPress easier to create new entries and share links with other channels. To use this extension you need to install the add-in “Press This” in WordPress dashboard. After that, you can highlight a passage on any web site and click “Press This” in your browser. You can add many blogs and work on 5 accounts at the same time.

7. WordPress Theme and Plugins Detector

This slick Chrome extension for WordPress users. If you want to know what themes and plugins use WordPress sites, then this extension is for you. Just click on the extension in the browser when you went to the web site on which you want to know more, and the extension will show you the name of the theme. Check the plugins on the remote server, and then send the result to the browser.

8. Google Dictionary

With this extension you will not need to waste time in search of a word. This is one of those extensions that allow you to instantly learn the meaning of words. After installing Google Dictionary definitions of words will appear in the upper right corner of the browser, so you don’t have to leave the web page. And as a result you will save time on the search.

10. ExpressCurate

This is the perfect Chrome extension for WordPress users who find it hard to choose a topic for the next entry. It helps you to come up with ideas, to embody them, to help with SEO and to publish. And all this in the Chrome browser.

The themes offered on the basis of a keyword search for users. If you see on a web page, something interesting, click on the “Curate” and select the text and the image, and the expansion will add them in quotes in the comment box. There you will be able to edit, click “Now” to create a document in WordPress.

11. WordPress Admin Bar Control

You are not satisfied with the WordPress admin panel when editing your site’s design or when previewing a recording? Then this Chrome extension is just what you are looking. It hides the admin panel just in one click and on-demand shows again.

12. Fireshot

Fireshot is one of Chrome extensions for screen content of the picture. Now you do not need Print Screen you can take screenshots of whole web pages and save them as BMP, PNG, GIF, PDF or JPEG. With Fireshot you can capture a specific region or an entire web page, and add text to image, resize, crop, add blur and annotations.

13. Grammarly

This extension shows you all the grammatical errors in entries WordPress context, punctuation and spelling. The error count displays at the bottom. Users will see the possible options of replacement, click on the error. The selected word can be replaced automatically by pressing “correct choice”. Also available a premium version of this extension, there you can check an article for plagiarism, improve vocabulary and correct writing style.

14. Version Check for WordPress

If you are looking for a unique Chrome extension, you can stop looking. You have found a Version Check for WordPress. It provides useful snippets on any web site on the Internet.

You get to know the platform on which the web site. If it runs on WordPress, you’ll see a small WordPress icon in the search toolbar. Clicking on this icon, the user sees which version of WordPress uses a web site.

15. LastPass

You have multiple WordPress sites? It is likely that you use multiple passwords. However, constant selection of the correct password can be confusing, and you have to constantly go to the document where you saved your passwords. Extension LastPass helps you to save your logins and passwords in an encrypted database. And when you go to the site, the extension automatically enters your credentials to log into the system.

16. ColorZilla

Chrome extension like ColorZilla, are rare. This extension allows you to add styles and color themes on your WordPress website. You can choose the background color and font of the web page, there’s even a tool for accurate color matching. Users can go into the history of the color selection and choose color again. The generator of the gradient of this extension helps to add volume to your WordPress theme.

17. TabCloud

This Chrome extension allows WordPress user to save the session in the Internet and restore it on another PC later, allowing you to sync tabs between multiple computers. If you open multiple tabs that you want to lose, then you can save them to TabCloud. To access the functions TabCloud, you need a Google account.

18. Awesome Screenshot

This Chrome extension allows you to take a screenshot of your screen or only a selection. You can save the parts and the whole page. There is also the possibility to leave comments, blur some details, add notes and share with just one click. The extension supports horizontal scrolling, and saves images in PNG format.

19. Lorem Ipsum Generator

WordPress users can use this extension to create a “LoremIpsum” or alternate text without the use of unnecessary code. It can be used when testing the layout and appearance of the site when selecting the design. The extension generates random proposals for the simulation of the present text.

20. wordpress.org Plugins SVN Link

This extension performs one simple function: to WordPress.org integrates button, connecting SVN repository with a download button .zip file. It helps those who want to explore the plugin’s code before it download. WordPress.org Plugins SVN Link works with the new version of pages plugins WordPress.org.

21. Save to Pocket

You liked video on YouTube? Impressed with the VentureBeat news about the new AirPods? WordPress users can use the extension to Save to Pocket to save your favorite pages, videos, etc. Later, you can find them in the console Pocket. Save to Pocket helps you not to lose the interesting and important information.

The results

The use of many Chrome extensions slow down your browser. You can start using one you really need, and then replaced by another.

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