We all know that if we want to rank high in search engines, our content should be 4-way optimized. Besides this, we perform various types of SEO tests to check our positions, rankings, social media shares, page speed, trust flow, and more. For performing these tasks, we visit different websites, and then we enter our URL to get the desired results. Most of the bloggers use the Google Chrome web browser (including me) because it is fast and of course easy to use.
Well, Google Chrome is an SEO gift box. There are many helpful Google Chrome extensions (plugins) for Bloggers which can result in achieving good SEO results.
Using these SEO Chrome extensions, you can check your results in a fast and effortless manner. Thus in this post, I’m going to list out 7 helpful Google Chrome SEO Extensions for Bloggers.
7 Essential Google Chrome SEO Extensions for Bloggers.
Grammarly is an online software tool that helps blog writers to find grammatical errors, spelling mistakes and helps in correcting them by giving the appropriate reasons for that.
Well, we Bloggers often face some grammatical errors in our writings which can affect the Flesch Reading score or Flesch reading ease test. Google prefers to give appropriate and SEO-friendly content to its users and if your post contains grammatical errors in them it will affect your overall SEO score.
Using Grammarly, you can write error-free and SEO friendly blog posts because it acts as an automated proofreader.
It detects all the types of grammatical errors and gives corrections to the author. Grammarly also helps to synonymize the words and sentences.
The free version of Grammarly can correct fundamental errors and provide appropriate synonyms for words. Grammarly’s premium version is capable of seeking advanced mistakes in the content.
If you have used Open site explorer before then, you might be aware of this extension. Mozbar is an excellent Google Chrome SEO extension that lets you access important SEO metrics at a glance as you surf the web.
Using Mozbar, you can create custom searches by the search engine of various locations for example- Search results for India, the USA, etc.
It optimizes your keyword rankings by giving you the appropriate keywords for your blog posts and their searches around the world.
You can also check the social shares of the particular blog posts by just entering the post URL. Mozbar lets you check DA (Domain Authority), PA (Page Authority), and spam score of any website.
Alexa Traffic Rank
Bloggers often check each other’s Alexa rank, right? Well, using this extension it will be easy for you to check your competitor’s Alexa rank and traffic reports with a single click.
Alexa Traffic Rank Extension is the only extension that includes you in Alexa’s traffic panel. You can check your Alexa rank for Worldwide and Country wise using Alexa Traffic Rank Toolbar.
Using this extension you can also compare your site’s rank with others without interrupting your browsing.
It also monitors the average load time of the sites and gives you the proper results. You can also check, how the website was looking in the past years using Alexa’s Wayback machine.
Goo. gl URL Shortener
Goo. gl URL shortener is an extension that allows you to shorten the current website URL with the Google URL Shortener service http://goo.gl/This extension also helps you to share the shortened URL on Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
This extension doesn’t need further explanation, right? It is fast and easy-to-use for Bloggers to shorten their links and share it directly on social media with one click.
SEO Site Tools
- External Page Data.
- Page Elements.
- Social Media analytics.
- Page Terms / Tools.
- Server / Domain Info.
- Improvement Suggestions.
Using the SEO Site Tools extension you can highlight your search results in Google search results. You can also monitor the total share counts of your blog posts on various social media sites. This is a complete SEO powerhouse extension for your Google Chrome web browser.
Majestic Backlink Checker
Majestic Backlink Checker is a fast Google Chrome Extension to monitor backlinks, external links, internal links, Citation Flow, Trust flow, referring domains, and many other linking factors of a website.
You can reveal the link profile of any website using this Chrome extension.
To use this extension, you need to create an account on Majestic.com. This backlink checker provides you the strength of any page based on its backlink information.
You can directly check the trust flow and citation flow of any website by just entering the URL of the page. The extension also gives information about the most influencing anchor text of the site.
Well, most of you have used the Nofollow Chrome extension as it is most popular among bloggers. Nofollow Google Chrome extension helps to indicate that whether the link is “Nofollow” or “Dofollow” attributed.
A quick reminder: Dofollow links are those who pass link juice and Nofollow links are those which don’t.
- Outlines no follow links and optionally all links on pages with no follow or index robot Meta tags on the web page.
- Outlines <noindex> HTML tags (used by Russian search engines Yandex and Rambler).
- Customize with your CSS styles for outlining.
- Ability to disable or enable extensions for custom websites.
- Infobox (shows Meta tags for following bots: Googlebot, Slurp, Bing Bot, and MSN bot.
- Well, if you want to check whether the link on that site is “no follow” or “dofollow” you can quickly perform a test using this chrome extension.
Well, there are many other free SEO tools and plugins for Bloggers to optimize their content and create an excellent SEO friendly blog post. Some of them might not be available in your Chrome web store.
While using, these extensions make sure it is verified by Google Chrome. And avoid installing untrusted and non-verified extensions from any outsource websites.
If you’re going to try these extensions out, don’t forget to check the minimum system requirements as it can crash your web browser.
That’s it about the best Google Chrome SEO Extensions for Bloggers, If you liked this post, don’t forget to share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. If I’ve missed something, do let me know in the comment box. See you next time guys. All the best!