12 Best SEO Extensions For Google Chrome

Written by: Jason Bayless | December 18, 2015

Search Engine Optimization is the leading way for companies and individuals to get their website on the front pages of the top search engines, and Google is the leader when it comes to search engines. With Google’s web browser Chrome, users can install a variety of different extensions to make their experience even better, and there are a variety of different SEO extensions to help users track data.

Ahrefs SEO Toolbar

This toolbar is great for tracking backlink data as well as content research. With the Ahrefs SEO Toolbar, there is a thin ribbon at the top of the Chrome browser that gives important information like Ahrefs rank, social share counts as well as backlink counts. There is also important information for root domain metrics.

MozBar

Moz is one of the leaders when it comes to tracking SEO information, and they’ve created a Google Chrome extension that can be extremely useful. Users don’t even need a Moz subscription to use this fantastic extension. It gives access to Moz’s metrics as well as PageAuthority and DomainAuthority.

Majestic Backlink Analyzer

An important part of SEO is tracking backlinks to see who is linking to your website. With Majestic, tracking backlink data is easier than ever. What separates Majestic from other extensions like Moz and Ahrefs is that it specifically focuses on backlinks rather than on-page elements.

SEO & Website Anaylsis by WooRank

WooRank is a simple extension that gives the user a snapshot of different factors that help with SEO rankings. The tool gives the website a score and provides simple information about what can be done to help improve rankings.

Ninja Outreach Lite

Ninja Outreach Lite is a great tool for anyone who is a blogger. This is a blogger outreach tool. It’s one of the newer Chrome extensions, but the developers are frequently making updates to make it as user friendly as possible. It tracks a variety of information like social share counts, key pages and much more.

Scraper

The Scraper Chrome extension is an easy way to help expedite linking. With a simple right click on any URL, there’s a button that scrapes similar sites and easily exports to Google Docs.

Redirect Path

Sometimes when you’re web browsing, you run into a variety of different redirects. Ayima’s Redirect Path tracks these redirects to let the user keep track of how the redirects lead to the final page like a trail of bread crumbs.

User-Agent Switcher

With the User-Agent Switcher Google Chrome extension, the user is able to easily switch agents in chrome to run tests that provide information about how different websites react. Basically, the user can see how the site reacts for different browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox or mobile web browsers.

BuiltWith Technology Profiler

The BuiltWith Technology Profiler has an in-depth database of over 250 million different websites. It tracks information about what types of technologies were used to build the websites, so it can help people learn which SEO techniques are currently the most affective.

Link Grabber

Some websites have a lot of links on the website, and it can be an intricate task to track all of the links. With Link Grabber, all of the links are easily put in a tab as a list, which can simply be copied and pasted wherever the user pleases.

Linkclump

To help with tracking links, users can install the Linkclump extension for Chrome. This extension allows the user to open links in bulk by using a selection box to easily open whichever links are copied.

LastPass

The LastPass extension is all about saving time for anyone using the internet. It’s a virtual vault that stores the user’s logins and passwords for different websites that require login information.