5 Google Chrome extensions that help web designers and developers

Browsers are becoming increasingly important with their extensions and plugins. Often these are developed by the users themselves and make the browser more powerful. It also helps to increase productivity. In this blog we are going to talk about some important extensions of Google Chrome that really help you as a developer and web designer.

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The best Google Chrome extensions for web designers and web developers

SVG Grabber

SVG-Grabber is an extension to quickly preview a website and get all SVG items. Also, you can easily download all SVG assets of a website. Moreover, you can view the code of SVG icons and illustrations on a website. The extension is an open-source tool: so anyone can work with it!

WhatFont

A very popular tool among developers and designers is WhatFont. Maybe the name says it all and it doesn’t need any further explanation, but we will explain it here. If you want to find out which font a website uses this is the ideal tool. To use the extension you only have to hover over it.

Site Palette

There are many examples of websites with lots of color! Site Palette is a Chrome extension that extracts the main colors of the current website. With this tool you can generate and share your favorite color palettes. You can also download a Sketch template or use Adobe Swatch support.

Dimensions

A tool for designers to measure screen dimensions. The Dimensions extension measures dimensions from your mouse pointer up/down and left/right until it hits a border. So if you want to measure distances between elements on a website, this is perfect. On the contrary, the extension doesn’t really work with images because there the colors change pixel by pixel.

ColorZilla

This extension allows you to pick up colors from web pages, so to speak. ColorZilla not only extracts color information from CSS styles, but can also extract RGB values from images. This tool is ideal for quickly retrieving a color code.

Chrome Extensies die waardevol zijn als designer of developer

Maybe you already knew these tools, maybe not. For the design of your website or webshop a good web design is important. To achieve a good web design can sometimes take quite some time. Therefore it is important to work efficiently. These five Google extensions are useful, but above all time-saving.