30 Best Google Chrome Extensions For SEO

1. MozBar

MozBar has over 7,00,000 users. It offers real-time metrics while viewing a page or Search Engine Response Page (SERP). The tool allows you to make custom searches by a search engine, country, region, and even cities.
A user can export the SERP analysis details into a CSV file. When it comes to Authority Scores, it is easy to assess the ranking probability with Page Authority and Domain Authority.
Using this tool, you can find core elements such as meta description, page title, H1, meta robots in seconds. You don’t need not hit ‘View Source’ to find these crucial details.
MozBar has a user-friendly interface. With MozBar Pro, you can instantly view the Keyword Difficulty Score for a search term on any SERP.

2. GrowthBar

GrowthBar offers a five-day free trial. The extension gives you many keyword suggestions when you search for something in a search engine.
The suggested keywords will have additional details, such as monthly search volume, competition scores, and Cost per click (CPC). You can see their target keywords’ rankings in the GrowthBar dashboard. Also, you can track the changes in ranking over time.
Users can instantly view a site’s organic traffic, traffic value, top backlinks, top paid keywords, domain authority, and FaceBook Ads.
The tool empowers a user to check the competitor’s ads. Many users say that the tool is reasonably priced and easy to use.

3. BuzzSumo

This extension allows you to check the social shares of a webpage/article instantly. Also, users can see the number of times a particular article has been shared and pinned. Want more?
You can also check the people who have shared articles on Twitter and the backlinks it has earned. Using this, you can find out the most-shared article/piece of content from a website. Social shares of an article gain significance as those serve as social proof.
You can combine the count with other data to get a whole picture. The extension allows you to inspect the best-performing content formats for content marketing & SEO services. Once you find it, you can share the content via social media platforms.

4. Free Backlink Checker by LRT

You can use LRT to find broken, internal, external, do-follow, no-follow, and unverified links.
Unverified links redirect or head to a dead page, but it will not show a 404 error. Using the on-page link code browser, you can check the link’s actual source code by hovering over the target.
LRT comes as a replacement for all link checking extensions.
The tool enables a user to filter and export link data at an impressive speed. You can check every link’s strength individually. Users can also enjoy the benefits of a peer-to-peer Facebook Support Group.

5. SEOquake

SEOquake is a free plugin that has found its place in more than 7,00,000 systems due to the number of features it offers. This extension itself is a toolbox. To start with, it allows you to review the key metrics in one go.
A user can set parameters for a search query and estimate the difficulty of keywords in the blink of an eye. It also helps you generate a comprehensive report on internal and external links.
You can conduct an on-page SEO audit in minutes. Users can compare domains for up to 18 parameters or a custom set of parameters. Also, you can export the fully adjustable result into a CSV or XLSX format. It provides two bars for quick users and a dashboard for data nerds.

6. SimilarWeb

SimilarWeb lets you see a website’s traffic and important metrics. It shows metrics like traffic source, CTR, engagement rate, and more.
You can check a website’s number of visits, bounce rate, number of pages visited by a user, average visit duration, and the like. Users can also check from which countries a website gets traffic.
In brief, users can see the traffic stats from the top five countries and the percentage of traffic.
Finding the different kinds of sources that drive traffic to a site is also easy with SimilarWeb. The tool will tell you whether a visit was direct or a referral, or through display ads.

7. Impactana

Impactana is a content marketing toolbar. The extension shows two metrics to users -- Buzz & Metrics -- on every page, they visit.

  • Buzz analyzes the shares, likes, and pins from social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  • Whereas ‘Metrics’ measures the actual engagement (comments, downloads, links, clicks) of a post or a piece of content.

Users can customize their search results. The extension lets you sort search engine results by various metrics, including:

  • The number of keyword rankings a site has got
  • Domain value
  • LRT Power*Trust Value
  • The number of backlinks earned/lost

You can save the links to the ‘Pocket’ account and share them using ‘Buffer’ and ‘Hubspot’ accounts. The extension is customizable, meaning you can place the toolbar on the screen’s top or bottom. The bar comes in two colors.

8. Mangools

Mangools has all the essentials an SEO extension should have. Its popularity chart will give users a bird’s eye view of a domain.
You can see the following information easily at a glance.

  • Page Authority
  • Domain Authority
  • Alexa Ranking
  • Citation Flow
  • Trust Flow
  • The number of IPs referred

Users can view any local SERP for a search query by selecting a particular location.
The KWFinder within the tool helps you find keywords that are related to a search query. Users can also inspect the profile of any SERP URL.
The extension also allows one to track the ranks instantly. The SiteProfiler feature comes in handy in analyzing any link on a given SERP. You can also extract the backlinks of any link.

9. Redirect Path

This tool, as the name suggests, is an HTTP Header and Redirect Checker for SEO. This tool’s USP can flag 301, 302, 404, and 500 HTTP Status Codes. It can also flag Meta and Javascript redirects and alert the users on the possible pitfalls.
The extension also shows the caching headers, cookies, server types, and the server IP address at a glance. The actions mentioned above will happen right on your computer. The plugin does not ‘Phone Home,’ meaning it does not send any information to the developer.
However, the app does ‘Phone Home’ while updating itself. The extension allows users to copy certain information through its Copy to Clipboard feature. It is clutter-free and simple to use.

10. SERPTrends

Much like other SEO tools, SERPTrends too shows vital metrics within a search page. The extension will tell you exactly how many positions a website has climbed up or dropped.
The extension will draw a comparison between your current and your previous day searches to pull up this data. The tool also tells you if a SERP link is new to the listing.
Though the Firefox SERPTrends extension is customizable, the one for Google Chrome is also equally good. The tool does not take up much space and gels well within your SERPs.
While using it for the first time, all the SERP positions will be marked as ‘New.’ However, as you start using it, you will notice websites changing. The tool also tells you a website’s ad traffic and ad budget.

11. Ninja Outreach Lite

Ninja Outreach Lite has a lot to offer as an SEO tool, even with the free version. You can perform Advanced Data Mining of a site.
The information you can extract from a website includes:

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Social Media links
  • Follower counts of social pages
  • Key links
  • Monetization techniques
  • Alexa rank
  • Page Authority (PA)
  • Domain Authority (DA)
  • Backlinks
  • Moz Rank
  • Klout Score, and the like.

There are a lot more you can scrape from a page. You can:

  • Find the number of blog posts a blogger has published.
  • Read the comments each post has got.
  • Check the average visits to the website.

With a Pro subscription, users can sync their account with the NinjaOutreach account. The pro comes with features like lead generation, contact form autofill, and more.

12. Ahrefs

Ahrefs is one of the SEO toolbars that give you the complete picture of a website on a clean interface.
You can see the following metrics in the toolbar.

  • URL Rating (UR)
  • Number of Backlinks (BL)
  • Number of Referring Domains (RD)
  • Estimated Organic Search Traffic (ST)
  • Number of Ranking Keywords (KW)

It usually appears beneath each SERP link. The extension also offers important metrics such as Clicks, Cost Per Clicks (CPC), Keyword Difficulty (KD), and nation-wide search volume right on a search engine page.
Generating a quick on-page SEO report is also effortless. The report includes:

  • Title and Description
  • Canonical URL
  • Indexability and Crawlability
  • Social tags

Depending on their taste, users can change the color scheme (light/dark) and even the toolbar’s size.

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13. FindThatLead

With this tool on your system, finding and verifying the emails of websites and Linkedin profiles are child’s play. Users can directly send messages to the leads and avoid mail bouncing.
The extension allows you to export the new leads into mailing lists. Once done, you can create email drip campaigns and expand your business.
For free users, the extension allows up to 50 searches each month. However, if you are a power user, you have to sign up for a paid plan to get credits for searches.

14. Keywords Everywhere

More than 1,000,000+ users use this extension, and it is a freemium SEO tool. It has built-in features that will find keywords from your seed keyword.
You can find the monthly search volume, CPC, and competition data on more than 15 websites, including Google, YouTube, and Amazon.
On Google SERPs, the tool shows:

  • Trend Chart
  • Related Keywords
  • Long-tail keywords

Users can also view the estimated organic traffic and top 5,000 keywords for pages. Paid plan subscribers can access the historical search volume.

15. Hunter

Hunter is similar to FindThatLead. You can save hours by collecting and verifying email addresses from any website at one go. When added, the extension will display all email addresses associated with a website you are in.
Though there is no limit for the number of leads a user can save, there is a limit for the number of email addresses you can search. The free plan allows 50 free searches per month. The developer has four different plans.
For example, the Enterprise plan, priced at $399 monthly, allows 10,000 searches and verifications each month. Pro users can share their subscription with unlimited team members. They can also connect up to five Google Workspace accounts for sending cold emails with pictures attached.

16. LinkMiner

Using LinkMiner, you can check a web page’s broken links and extract metrics. The extension claims to be pro in checking broken links.
There are extensions similar to LinkMiner; however, LinkMiner allows you to take the link and find more about it.
Either you can make the extension display the link data on the page itself or next to the status code or even export it as a CSV file. Having an Ahrefs account will give you some additional LinkMiner features.

17. User-Agent Switcher

This extension is yours if you want to switch between user-agent strings on the go quickly. A user-agent string is a tool that identifies the user’s browser type, version, and Operation System.
This extension does the job by spoofing and mimicking user-agent strings. Users are also allowed to set up exclusive URLs they want spoof all the time.
The downside of this extension is that it can affect your browsing performance as it needs to modify the data to the server.

18. SEO Minion

SEO minion is another commendable SEO tool loaded with tonnes of features. Basics first: Users can analyze Meta Tags, Open Graph, Headings, and many more on-page.
Likewise, they can check for broken links and categorize them based on Status Codes. The extension comes with a SERP Preview Tool to improve the Click-through Rate (CTR) of your site by previewing it on the top of a SERP.
SEO Minion also allows you to check all the Hreflang tags on a given page and the pages linked through those tags.

19. Link Grabber

This cool little tool allows you to grab hyperlinks from an HTML page. Once extracted, you can display the links on a separate tab.
Users can filter the links by substring match and copy the links to the clipboard.
The developers claim that they do not collect any information and analytics from you. They say that the extension requires zero extra permission. They also say that by design, it (Link Grabber) does not install any adware or malware on your computer.”

20. Fatrank

More than 25,000 users across 58 countries use this SEO Rank Checker extension. The best part about this tool is that it is 100% free, forever. There is no limit to its usage. It can track keyword rankings across multiple devices on a SERP.
The extension is suited for SEO experts who wish to add multiple websites and keywords to track any region’s rankings.
The keyword rank checker is useful in checking a website’s rank in any country in seconds. Downloading reports as CSV files is also a breeze using this extension.

21. Wappalyzer

Downloaded by more than 1,000,000 users, this extension is available in 20 languages. This extension will tell you what framework, Content Management System (CMS), eCommerce platform, and Javascript type a website uses.
This extension inspects the HTML, cookies, network requests, and page certificates. With that, it reveals a site’s programming languages, payment processor, Content Delivery Network (CDN), and marketing tools.
The extension collects information such as the websites you visit, time on site, and more. However, you can disable this behavior in the settings.

22. Meta SEO Inspector

This tool lets you print or export metadata reports in PDF format. The metadata includes HTML meta tags, XFN tags, canonical attributes, nofollow links, and more.
If you want to verify whether the HTML of their website adheres to Google Webmasters Guidelines, then you can use this tool.
The extension can alert the users when the metadata is out of its range. You can view schema, canonicals, and other similar elements on one page without too many clicks.

23. Keyword Surfer

Keyword surfer is a 100% free extension to check search volumes directly in Google search results. The extension shows two critical metrics -- Estimated Search Volume and Cost Per Click for Google Adwords Campaigns -- right within your Google search bar.
Beneath each SERP link, you will see three key metrics:

  • Estimated monthly traffic,
  • Number of exact keywords, and
  • The number of words of a particular web page

On your right, you will get the top 10 keyword ideas similar to the search query. Every keyword idea will have ‘Similarity Percentage’ and ‘Search Volume.’
Users can customize the results by selecting the country they want. Below the ‘Keyword Ideas’ box, you will get ‘Correlation Charts’ to compare all the particular SERP links.

24. AMP Validator

If you hate manually checking each web page for AMP validation, this extension is just for you. When installed, this plugin will automatically check whether the current page is an AMP one. If yes, it will validate and report its status.
If the site passes the validation, the extension will indicate you with a green color. If failed, it will show red. Similarly, it will show the number of warnings and errors under the extension icon.

25. SEO Search Simulator by Nightwatch

This extension eliminates the need for a Virtual Private Network or privacy mode. With this plugin, users can simulate search engine queries in any language for any location.
Tracking a website and its ranking is effortless using this plugin. Users say the SERP this tool shows is similar to SEMrush.
Being a search simulator, it simplifies an SEO professional’s job. You can save your searches in the simulator for future references.

26. Lighthouse

You can run this open-source plugin against any web app. It can audit an app for its performance, SEO, apps, best practices, accessibility, and more. Upon completion, users will get a comprehensive audit report.
The report will come with a reference document that will explain to you how to fix the issues. Once installed, a lighthouse icon will appear next to your Chrome address bar. The icon will expand when clicked.
Users can generate a report right away after marking their requirements. It will show the report in a separate tab.

27. Google Pagespeed Insights API Extension

This extension is for those who want to check Google PageSpeed Insights on the fly. It will show a summarized website performance report with data such as:

  • Speed Index
  • First Contentful Paint (FCP)
  • First Meaningful Paint (FMP)
  • Total Blocking Time (TBT)
  • Time to Interactive (TTI)

This plugin gains importance because of its capability to show speed for mobile sites too. With more than 60% of searches done through handsets, this extension is a nifty one.

28. IE Tab

This extension will help you display web pages that use Internet Explorer within your Chrome browser. The tool emulates different versions of Internet Explorer (IE7 - IE11).
With this plugin installed, you need not switch browsers to run different frameworks such as Java, ActiveX, Silverlight. Your IE Tab will run them all in one place.
According to the developers, even Fortune 500 companies use this extension. Walmart, Mercedes-Benz, GE Healthcare, Wells Fargo are some of the companies that use this extension, IE Tab says.

29. SEO Peek

This extension instantly checks the Document Object Model (DOM) of a page and discounts the need to view the HTML source. It effectively checks the content’s important elements on a page and the robot directives inside the DOM.
SEO Peek analyzes the traditional server-side generated pages and client-side rendered pages such as Single Page Applications (SPA).
The tool also sends a request to the server for HTTP Status, HTTP Canonical header, X-Robots-Tag header, and Vary header.

30. OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer (OSDS)

This one is a niche tool to grab the structured metadata.
It extracts structured metadata such as:

  • Microdata
  • Resource Description Framework in Attributes (RDFa)
  • JavaScript Object Notation for Linked Data (JSON-LD)
  • Turtle embedded within HTML documents.

You can extract and deliver the data in a ‘Property Sheet’ presentation style. Once installed, users can visit any page of their interest to activate the OSDS plugin.
The plugin will automatically extract the metadata and indicate you upon completion of the task. When you click the icon, users will get a presentation of the data.
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