Best Free Chrome Extensions for SEO-related Work

Best Free Chrome Extensions for SEO-related Work

Looking for a list of chrome extension that will help you in SEO-related work? Then look no further.

This is not the randomly generated list of chrome extensions. We have tested all these extensions and found them worthy of your attention. We also use them in our everyday work strategy.

For your convenience, we have split them into categories:

On-page SEO

Use these extensions to improve your webpages.

1  SEOInfo

This chrome extension looks for SEO issues on the web page, tells you how many errors are in the page, and lets you investigate further. The check covers meta tags, canonical tags, indexability, Open Graph tags, structured data, hreflangs, page speed, and more.

Its built-in Audit module uses Google’s Pagespeed Insights API.

Other similar extensions: META SEO inspector, SEO META in 1 CLICK, Ahrefs SEO Toolbar

2  Free Backlink Checker by LRT

The tool analyzes the outgoing links on a web page. Like many other link checkers, it highlights all live links green and broken links red. It allows you to export all the links on a page to a CSV or XLSX file along with their HTTP status, anchor text, and “rel” attribute for further analysis.

Unlike many other broken link checkers, this tool helps you to increase the time delay between link requests for slower page analysis. This prevents numerous bogus positives caused by server protection.

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3  Hreflang Tag Checker

Most of extensions show hreflang data, but Hreflang Tag Checker is more advanced. It crawls the web URL’s hreflang tags to check if they have return links or not.

Keyword Research

Use these extensions to find and research keywords.

4  SEOStack Keyword Tool

Generate many keyword ideas from a seed keyword by scraping auto complete suggestion from Google, Yahoo, Bing, YouTube, Amazon, and eBay. If you have ever used Keyword Sheeter, you will already be comfortable with the concept. All information can be exported to CSV.

5  TextOptimizer

As the name itself describe it is a writing assistant tool. It analyzes query for relevant terms and extracts “intent tables” to suggest other query that you can use to better match search engines expectations.

6  Keyword Surfer

It helps you find an insane amount of data for a particular site on the search results, includes: domain level traffic estimations, keyword volumes (both local & global), keyword suggestions, and backlink counts.

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Other similar extensions: WMS Everywhere

Rank checking

Use these extensions to monitor rankings in the SERPs.

7  SEO Search Simulator by Nightwatch

Copy a URL from any Google search results and checks if a specific page URL ranks in the top 100 results. This tool is helpful for seeing how rankings vary for a query in various parts of the world.

8  SERPTrends SEO Extension

The tool tracks your Google, Yahoo, and Bing searches and when you perform the same search again, it shows the ranking movements directly in the SERPs extensions.

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Technical SEO

Use these extensions to improve your site from a technical standpoint.

9  Link Redirect Trace

This tool uncovers all URLs in a redirect chain, including 301, 302 and JavaScript redirects. It is useful for finding and recapturing lost “link juice,” among other things.

Other similar extensions: Redirect Path, Ahrefs SEO Toolbar

10  Google Lighthouse

It audits your web pages and suggests some improvements related to your SEO, web performance, accessibility, and developer best practices.

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11  AMP Validator

As the name itself defines, the tool checks if a page has an AMP version (Accelerated Mobile Page). It then runs the AMP validator to see if the web page passes or fails.

12  OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer

The tool helps you find the structured metadata present on any web page. It currently supports Microdata, JSON-LD, RDF/XML, RDFa, Turtle, and POSH.

Other similar extensions: Structured Data Testing Tool

13  User-Agent Switcher for Chrome

With this extension, you can quickly and easily check that your website displays correctly in different browsers and OS’.

14  The Tech SEO — Quick Click Website Audit

Most underrated extension that reduces the need for mundane copy/pasting and gives pre-formatted links (for the current URL) to many popular SEO tools.

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15  View Rendered Source

A lightweight chrome extension that is useful for those who work with JavaScript-powered websites. It shows you how the browser has rendered a page’s original HTML into a functioning.

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Link building

Use these extensions for better link prospecting, research, and management.

16  LinkClump

Open multiple links in new tabs or new windows or copy them to your clipboard. It saves a lot of time, mainly when link prospecting.

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17  NoFollow Simple

Extension “NoFollow Simple” will outline nofollow links, detect nofollow and noindex meta tags on webpages. It’s very useful for link prospecting.

18  SimilarWeb

The SimilarWeb browser extension allows you to check estimate traffic, keyword rankings, traffic sources, and other key stats for any website. It is very useful for evaluating link opportunities.

19  Hunter (Freemium)

With Hunter, you can immediately find email addresses associated with the websites. Along with the emails, you can also get the names, social networks, phone numbers and job titles.

Other similar extensions: Clearbit Connect

20  Streak CRM for Gmail

As a name refers, it is a customer relationship manager for Gmail. Collaborate with a single click. Create email merges, log interactions with leads/customers/prospects, track emails, and more. Although, providing a seamless experience for organizing outreach campaigns.

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All-in-one

Use these extensions for a variety of SEO tasks.

21  Ahrefs SEO Toolbar

This tool has some great features including on-page SEO report, broken link checker, redirect tracer, and no followed link highlighter. Moreover, you can also get page, domain, and keyword metrics for visited page URLs and search results.

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22  MozBar

MozBar is a free Chrome Extension that checks Moz metrics such as Domain Authority, Page Authority, and Spam Score for any site or page. You can also perform custom searches (by country, region, or city), check on-page issues, extract Google SERPs, and more.

23  SEO Minion

SEO Minion helps you in your daily SEO tasks such as analyze on-page SEO, SERP preview, highlight all links, check broken links, hreflang checker, and a Google search location simulator—all in one tool.

Miscellaneous

Use these extensions for other SEO tasks that don’t fit into the above categories.

24  ObservePoint TagDebugger

Debug and audit issues with website analytics e.g., Google Analytics, Tag Manager on your site. It also checks variables and on-click events.

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Other similar extensions: Event Tracking Tracker, Tag Assistant (by Google)

25  gInfinity

It adds infinite scroll for Google search results. Just scroll down to the bottom of the search results and the next page of the results id automatically added.

26  Scraper

Scraper gets data out of any webpage using Xpath and jQuery. You can easily export the scraping data into a Google spreadsheet or you can copy to clipboard and paste into text or excel.

Other similar extensions: Data Scraper — Easy Web Scraping, XPather

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