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35 Best Firefox Plugins For Web Developers for 2014

Best Firefox Plugins For Developers

These are some add-ons in Firefox that have been particularly popular with developers in the current year. Mozilla happens to be an open source and free of cost web browse that was developed for Linux, Microsoft windows operating systems among many others. The first version was launched in late 2004 and happens to be one of the best and one of the most commonly utilized browsers around the globe. It is simple to use and people have become used to working with Mozilla Firefox and it is this familiarity along with the features that are offered that make it really sought after.

Best Firefox Plugins For Developers

So without further ado lest we have a look at a list of Best Firefox Plugins For Developers:

1. Firebug

With this development tool you can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.

2. Greasemonkey

Customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript.

3. FireFTP

FTP/SFTP client which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers.

4. Video DownloadHelper

Download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites. This works also for audio and picture galleries.

5. Web Developers

This extension adds various web developer tools to the browser.

6. RESTClient

You can construct custom HTTP request (custom method with resources URI and HTTP request Body) to directly test requests against a server.

7. Empty Cache

Amazing extension that helps you to clear all the Cache just with one click.

8. Web developer`s toolbar

The extension adds various web developer tools to the browser.

9. ColorZilla

It’s an advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Gradient Generator and other colorful goodies.

10. MeasureIt

Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.

11. HTML Validator

Adds HTML validation inside Firefox and Mozilla. The number of errors on an HTML page is seen in the form of an icon.

12. IE Tabs

This embedding Internet Explorer in tabs of Mozilla/Firefox.

13. Y Slow

Analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages.

14. Live HTTP Header

View HTTP headers of a page and while browsing.

15. ScreenGrab!

Extensions saves webpages as images.

16. StumbleUpon

Discover new and interesting photos, videos, web pages and more, recommended by a community of experts.

17. Adblock Plus

Install Adblock Plus now to regain control of the internet and change the way that you view the web.

18. Delicious Bookmark

It integrates your bookmarks and tags with Firefox and keeps them in sync for easy, convenient access.

19. X-Ray

See the tags on a page without viewing the sourcecode.

20. CSS Viewer

With this CSS properties of related page elements.

21. Xmarks Sync

Keep your bookmarks, and open tabs backed up and synchronized across computers and browsers.

 22. Aardvark

Cool utility for cleaning up a page (for printing or better viewing) as well as for web development.

23. No Script Suite

Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.

24. Unhide Passwords

This extension shows the contents of password fields in cleartext (instead of the asterisks), to make that process a bit easier.

25. JavaScript Debugger

Extension aims to provide a powerful JavaScript debugging environment for Mozilla based browsers.

26. Dummy Lipsum

Generate “Lorem Ipsum” dummy text.

27. Font Finder

It allows a user to analyze the font information of any element on a page, copy any piece(s) of that information to the clipboard, and perform inline replacements to test new layouts.

28. Total Validator

Total Validator performs 4 types of validation with Internet, intranet, or local web pages.

29. Poster

Developer tool for interacting with web services and other web resources that lets you make HTTP requests, set the entity body, and content type.

30. Server Switcher

Easily switch between your development and live servers.

31. Platypus

Extension which lets you modify a Web page from your browse and then save those changes as a Greasemonkey script so that they’ll be repeated the next time you visit the page.

32. ColorfulTabs

Colors every tab in a different color and makes them easy to distinguish while beautifying the overall appearance of the interface.

33. Windows Resizer

Resize your browser to various standard resolution sizes.

34. Autofill Forms

Autofill Forms enables you to fill out web forms with one click.

35. Clippings

This extension saves frequently-entered text for pasting later.

So these are some of the best Firefox plugin for Web Developers which you can use in day to day life. Also you can share with us name which are not mentioned above.


  • Viney Dhiman

    I'm a Mechanical Enggineer, Blogger & Geek. I've great interest in exploring technology. In free time I love to listen music, play online games and snooker 🙂

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Viney Dhiman
I'm a Mechanical Enggineer, Blogger & Geek. I've great interest in exploring technology. In free time I love to listen music, play online games and snooker :)
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