Top 10 firefox addons you should be using right now

by krike in Other / Round-Ups on 01 May 2010


There is no point in denying, when developing websites for clients or personal use you will defenitly need tools to help you achieve your goals more effective and faster. Here follows a list of 10 firefox addons you should be using right now if you haven’t installed them yet.

Collorzilla – Collorzilla is obviously one of the favorite addons of web developers as it allow them to select any color on a page. Try it and you will notice you can’t work without it anymore.

Fast dial – If you are tired of going through your bookmarks or browser history to go to your favorite sites then fast dial is the addon you are looking for. When opening a new tab it will display a grid where you can add your favorite website to browse to your favorites sites much faster.

firebug – Firebug is unique in the way that it allows you to change anything to your html/css within your browser itself but also to debug your code with ease.

fireftp – This is one of the best ftp programs ever, it’s simple and opens in a new tab in firefox, the must have addon if you develop mainly in firefox. But the best part is that it’s completely free and secure.

fireshot – Fireshot allows you to take quick screenshots from entire or partial web pages, it also has a build in editor which you can use to crop, cut and even add notes to your screenshots.

Web developer – This addon will add a toolbar to your firefox browser which will help you develop, test and validate your website. It has also a build in console log that will log any css and javascript error.

Xmarks – Xmarks is an addon that will backup your bookmarks and even synchronize it with other firefox browser installed on other computers.

Yslow – YSlow analyzes web pages and why they’re slow based on Yahoo!’s rules for high performance web sites.

What’s your favorite firefox addon?

Written by krike

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