Handy Firefox Add-Ons

Every web developer needs good tools. Thankfully, there are some extensions to Firefox that make life a bit easier.

SearchStatus

Get PageRank, Alexa Rank and Compete Rank, view indexed pages, backlinks (external links), the archive.org versions, robots.txt, xml sitemap, meta tags and even whois information on a given website.

FireBug

Diagnose and troubleshoot your webpages with this handy tool.

IE Tab

View the site in Internet Explorer with the click of a button.

ColorZilla

Need to know a color code on a site or image?

Web Developer Toolbar

Tons of very helpful tools to help you solve the biggest problems.

LinkChecker

Check to make sure that you don’t have any bad links on the current web page.

Server Spy

“Why isn’t modrewrite working in my .htaccess file?”

**Checking Site with Server Spy**

Perhaps it’s because you are on an IIS server instead of an Apache server.”

There you have it.  Are there any Firefox add-ons that are helpful for web development that you can’t live without?

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