My Firefox Plugin Shortlist (from a web developer’s perspective)

  • Firebug – Essential tool for CSS/JavaScript debugging.
  • YSlow – Firebug add-on to help determine performance bottlenecks.
  • Web Developer toolbar
  • Google Preview adds preview thumbnails to google search engine results in Google and IE
  • Fireftp – The best FTP client and in a browser no less!
  • Dust-Me Selectors – Scans the page against your current style sheet to determine extraneous styles.
  • HTML Validator – Validate pages and clean them with this tool.
  • IE Tab – View pages in IE inside Firefox.
  • Selenium IDE – Record and playback end-user testing.
  • X-Ray – Bookmarklet to examine elements in DOM.
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One Response to “My Firefox Plugin Shortlist (from a web developer’s perspective)”

  1. Joern Says:

    These FF extensions are quite useful, too:
    – Live Page Rank:
    Display PageRank for active URL
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2007
    – ShowIP:
    Show the IP address of the current page in the status bar.
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/590
    – ColorZilla:
    Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies…
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/271


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