Web Design Research Power Browsing Addons

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63 Add-ons in this Collection

MeasureIt by Kevin Freitas

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 354 reviews

142,788 users

Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.
Collector's Note Great for working out mesurements on websites.

FEBE by Chuck_Baker

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 655 reviews

108,306 users

FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension) allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up -- It will actually rebuild your extensions individually into installable .xpi files.
Collector's Note Having loads of cool addons and bookmarks would be useless if you didn`t have anything to back them up with. Great for backing up everything in Firefox.

gtranslate by Pau Tomàs, Pierre Bertet, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 515 reviews

78,343 users

With gtranslate you can translate any text in a web page just by selecting and right-clicking over it. The extension uses the Google translation services to translate the text.
Collector's Note Handy little addon. I use this if i want to see the translated word in my right click context menu.

Web2PDF Converter by Tomas Rutkauskas

Rated 3 out of 5 stars 98 reviews

40,670 users

Web page to PDF conversion tool
Collector's Note Convert any webpage into a pdf.

TinEye Reverse Image Search by TinEye

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 185 reviews

106,993 users

TinEye is a reverse image search engine. The plugin adds a context menu item that allows you to search for an image to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions.
Collector's Note Lets you search tineye for bigger images of the one your viewing or if its been changed at all.

Font Finder by Ben Dodson, Eric Caron, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 71 reviews

35,918 users

FontFinder is created for designers, developers and typographers. It allows a user to analyze the font information of any element on a page, copy any piece(s) of that information to the clipboard, and perform inline replacements to test new layouts.
Collector's Note Lets you see what fonts are used in a website. You can also change the fonts in a website to see what they would look like.

Lazarus: Form Recovery by Seth Wagoner

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 382 reviews

46,434 users

Never lose anything you type into a web form again! Lazarus securely auto-saves all forms as you type, so after a crash, server timeout, or whatever, you can go back to the form, right click, "recover form", and breathe a sigh of relief.
Collector's Note Great addon for when you have wrote lots of text or filled out a long form and the page failed to load. Instead of losing everything youve just wrote, this addon, auto saves it all for you and lets you paste it back in.

Add to Search Bar by Dr. Evil

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 641 reviews

75,359 users

Make any pages' search functionality available in the Search Bar (or "search box")...
Collector's Note Very useful if you get sick of going to a certain website just to use there searchbar, be it a search engine, or a search bar on any website you vist. Just right click inside the searchbar and click add to searchbar. Another simple but effective addon.

Open With Photoshop by Baris Derin

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 82 reviews

17,535 users

Open With Photoshop is a new companion for web and graphic designers to open up any web image with Adobe Photoshop via a single and quick mouse click.
Collector's Note Very handy for right clicking on an image and opening it up in photoshop. Saves time.

Save Text To File by Robert Byrne

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 96 reviews

21,555 users

Saves highlighted text to a file in the specified directory

Check4Change by Ronen Zilberman

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 156 reviews

24,550 users

Check4Change (aka C4C) is a simple extension that allows you to select a part of a web-page, and get notified when it changes.
Collector's Note Great for sites that you are waiting for a special announcement to be made or even just a general site update that doesn`t offer rss feeds.

NewsFox by Andrey Gromyko, R Pruitt

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 216 reviews

30,453 users

NewsFox is an efficient 3-pane(email) style Atom/RSS feed reader.
Collector's Note A great RSS\ATOM reader.

Add Bookmark Here ² by yuoo2k

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 166 reviews

34,718 users

Add a menuitem "Add Bookmark Here..." to Bookmarks...
Collector's Note Just makes things easier when adding bookmarks, just choose a spot in your bookmarks and right click and choose bookmark here. Simple but effective.

SimilarWeb - Website Traffic Sources and Ranking by SimilarWeb

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 102 reviews

23,007 users

Get in-depth traffic and engagement stats for any website with a single click. See how popular a website is, its traffic sources, average time on site, ranking info, top referring sites, paid keywords, related mobile apps, and much, much more.
Collector's Note One of my best addons. Find alsorts of cool pages while browsing the net. Well worth checking out.

SearchStatus by Craig Raw

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 192 reviews

20,076 users

Display the Google PageRank, Alexa rank, Compete ranking and SEOmoz Linkscape mozRank anywhere in your browser, along with fast keyword density analyser, keyword/nofollow highlighting, backward/related links, canonical links, WHOIS, robots and more.
Collector's Note Great for seo.
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