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Subhojeet Das
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5 Amaizing Chrome Extensions

Hey Everyone, I found a few Chrome extensions that are amaizing and might be useful for you...

Chrome Extensions can play a vital role in any techie's life as it makes work easier and saves a lot of time, in this post I'll be covering up a few Chrome Extensions that I found amaizing and useful.

1. ColorZilla

ColorZilla Chrome Extension

Advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Gradient Generator and other colorful goodies. ColorZilla, one of the most popular Firefox developer extensions with over 5 million downloads is finally available for Chrome!

With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. And it can do so much more...

== Features ==

  1. Eyedropper - get the color of any pixel on the page
  2. Advanced Color Picker (similar to Photoshop's)
  3. Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator
  4. Webpage Color Analyzer - get a color palette for any site
  5. Palette Viewer with 7 pre-installed palettes
  6. Color History of recently picked colors
  7. Displays element information like tag name, class, id, size etc.
  8. Auto copy picked colors to clipboard
  9. Keyboard shortcuts
  10. Get colors of dynamic hover elements
  11. Single-click to start color picking (currently only on Windows)
  12. Pick colors from Flash objects
  13. Pick colors at any zoom level

Link to the extension: ColorZilla

2. Enable Copy

Enable Copy Chrome Extension

Allow selecting, copying, pasting and right clicking in some restricted pages.

Is it a headache to copy and paste and right-click web pages with restrictions? After installing this plug-in, click the plug-in button to solve it.

== Features ==

  1. When you need to remove the restriction, click the Enable Copy icon, and the icon will change from light gray to dark gray, and the current webpage and all webpages under this website will be lifted.
  2. Clicking the icon again will turn it back to light gray. When you open the webpage of this website in the future, the restriction will not be automatically lifted.

Link to the extension: Enable Copy

3. JSON Formatter

JSON Formatter Chrome Extension

Makes JSON easy to read and is Open source.

== Features ==

  1. JSON & JSONP support
  2. Syntax highlighting
  3. Collapsible trees, with indent guides
  4. Clickable URLs
  5. Toggle between raw and parsed JSON
  6. Works on any valid JSON page โ€“ URL doesn't matter
  7. Works on local files too (if you enable this in chrome://extensions)
  8. You can inspect the JSON by typing "json" in the console

Link to the extension: JSON Formatter

4. WhatFont

WhatFont Chrome Extension

The easiest way to identify fonts on web pages. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant.

It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts. Supports Typekit and Google Font API.

Link to the extension: WhatFont

5. Chrome Extension

Get a feed of the hottest developer news personalized to you. is the fastest growing online community for developers to stay updated on the best developer news. Get all the content you love in one place collected from +400 sources.Just install, open a new tab, and you're all set.

== Features ==

  1. 100% open-source
  2. Private. You own and control all your data.
  3. Active dev community
  4. Multiple feeds to help you stay updated
  5. Upvote the articles you liked the most
  6. Bookmark posts for later read
  7. Discuss with other devs about hot topics
  8. Earn ranks by reading valuable articles
  9. Top visited sites - reach your favorite websites directly from your new tab

Link to the extension: | The Homepage Developers Deserve

Bonus: Memefy This

Memefy This Chrome Extension

Make Memes Online Instantly
The Ultimate Meme Machine for all those crazy people who can't live without making memes!

This extension helps you making instant memes online. All you have to do:

  1. Right-click select 'Memefy This Imageโ€™ option on any image file present in the website,
  2. Add some text at the top and bottom,
  3. Change size and position of your texts, and
  4. Download your generated meme. Thatโ€™s it, folks!

Link to the extension: Memefy This

So, this sums up my personal favourite chrome extensions that I thought might be useful for others if I share...

This is my first post here so please let me know if it was useful or not and also comment if you know more such amaizing and useful Chrome extensions.

Thank You

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