Let's recap: more and more of us are discovering the benefits of earning money through our blogs and our web pages.
However, all of us who dedicate ourselves to this professionally know that there are no magic recipes for success.
None of that: all there is is hard work, research and SEO. SEO is a fundamental tool that should become your greatest ally.
If you want to get the most out of it and make your work faster and more efficient (who wouldn't?!), check out this list of SEO extensions.
The list is not capricious: I have chosen + 18 favorite tools, with which I myself work every day and which I have personally verified that they work best. That is why I dare to recommend them with such emphasis.
Let us begin! 🔥
Detailed SEO Extension is the Google Chrome SEO extension that makes it possible to study the On Page of a web page .
This tool has two key features that make it so valuable.
On the one hand, this extension allows you to identify the shortcuts and nofollow links of a web page to be analyzed using footprints or other tools.
On the other hand, the Detailed SEO Extension allows us to choose only the section of our content that interests us to check that there is no duplicate content.
If you have doubts about what duplicate content is , don't miss this article in which I dedicate myself to that topic in detail.
Oh, and on top of everything it was created by a real SEO like Glen Allsopp.
This SEO extension can be easily installed on both Chrome and Firefox.
The best part of Keywords Everywhere is that it allows us to know the monthly search volume, cost per click and keyword competition data on various websites.
Monthly search volume is the estimated average of the total searches that users have made for a particular keyword, per month during the last 12 months.
Cost per click (commonly known as CPC) indicates the amount of money that advertisers pay each time a user clicks on a specific keyword in Google AdWords.
The worst of the extension? It stopped being free and now you have to pay.
Keyword Surfer researches keywords and performs SERP (Search Engine Response Pages) analysis.
In a nutshell, here's what you can get with it: domain-level traffic estimates in search results, keyword volumes (both local and global), keyword suggestions, and domain-level backlink counts.
This extension provides one of the fastest ways to reveal search data and perform keyword searches.
Have you ever wondered how many times users search for a specific keyword in Google search engines?
Using this extension you will be able to find the (estimated) search volume for any of these queries. This way, you won't waste time and money generating content for low-interest keywords.
Note: Keywords Surfer was created by Surfer SEO , one of the SEO platforms that I use the most. Here is a full review .
Search Simulator , as the name suggests, allows you to simulate search engine queries from any location on Google. Thus, you can easily check and track both your website and the rankings of your competitors.
This Nightwatch SEO extension simplifies the job for any SEO professional who wants to do rank tracking to check website SERP positions .
With this tool you can instantly get SEO metrics from any web page.Ahrefs Toolbar is a great time saver for your work.
Here are some of the page and domain metrics you'll have immediate access to using this SEO extension:
- Number of keywords positioned
- Organic Search Traffic Estimation
- Number of referring domains
- number of links
- UR (Ahrefs URL Rating)
- AR (Ahrefs Rank)
- DR (Ahrefs Domain Rating)
- Tutorial guide of Ahrefs and its functionalities
One of the most used SEO extensions for Chrome.
This free SEO toolbar also provides instant metrics while you visit any web page or SERP.
Moz Toolbar is one of the most prominent SEO extensions, with over 500,000 installations globally.
Next, I will detail what its main benefits are:
- Personalized searches based on search engine, country, region or city.
- Access to link metrics on web pages while viewing any SERP.
- Comparison of those metrics.
- Bookmarks on the web page to search and highlight keywords and differentiate links by type: followed, unfollowed, external or internal.
- Page overlay.
- Exposure of page elements, general attributes, markup, link metrics, and HTTP status.
- Authority Scores: Quickly assess ranking probability with Page Authority and Domain Authority.
- Export detailed data from the SERP analysis to a CSV file.
Tech SEO provides quick shortcuts to other tools that will help you analyze a certain website.
This SEO extension is unfortunate enough to be highly underrated. Despite this, it performs a fundamental activity to save time: it reduces the constant need to copy and paste.
Similar Web 's innovative solutions allow companies to make better decisions in relation to the following elements:
- Benchmark against competitors in your industry.
- Discover the analysis and digital strategy of your competition.
- Identify new opportunities such as partners, potential clients or affiliates.
- Identify emerging trends and new players in the field.
- Understand consumer intent.
gInfinity allows you to create infinite scrolling Google search results. You simply have to scroll to the bottom of the web page for the next page of results to be added automatically.
Scraper is the perfect SEO extension to get data from web pages and spreadsheets. In this way, online research is facilitated to obtain data in the form of a spreadsheet quickly.
This is a tool designed to be easy to use for intermediate to advanced users who are comfortable with XPath.
SEO Quake is a free SEO extension that provides a wide variety of metrics and fundamental tools for the analysis of your web page. Some of them are listed below:
- Quickly check the most relevant SEO metrics.
- It provides full SERP analysis and allows you to export the results in CSV format.
- Identifies the parameters of search queries.
- Audit web pages in terms of SEO.
- Check the compatibility of a web page on mobile devices.
- Allows auditing with both default and custom parameters.
- Generates detailed reports about the external and internal links of a web page.
- Indicates the density of a keyword and prepares a list of detection words.
- Allows you to compare URL addresses and domains.
- Check what your statistics are on Facebook.
Despite its name, this tool has nothing to do with incoming links (backlink). On the contrary, this extension is dedicated to analyzing the outgoing links on a web page.
Like many other link checkers, Free Backlink Checker highlights all broken links in red and working links in green.
It also allows you to export all the links on a page, along with the anchor text, HTTP status, and “rel” attribute to a CSV or XLSX file.
I leave you here the link to my last article on the anchor text or "anchor text" so that you can understand in detail what it is and how you can take advantage of it.
Unlike many other broken link checkers, this tool allows you to delay the time between link requests for slower page analysis. This avoids many false positives caused by server protection.
SEOStack pulls autocomplete suggestions from Google, Youtube, Bing, Yahoo, Amazon, and eBay to generate thousands of keyword ideas from an initial keyword.
In turn, all the data obtained can be easily exported to a file in CSV format.
Seerobots is an SEO tool for metarobot checks. That is, from index, noindex, follow and nofollow.
Tag Assistant helps you troubleshoot the installation of various Google tags, including Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and more.
This tool is responsible for verifying that you have installed Google tags correctly on your web page.
Simply navigate to any page and the extension will tell you what tags are present, report any bugs it finds, and suggest improvements.
In addition, Tag Assistant allows you to record a typical user flow to and through your website. This way, you can instantly validate, diagnose, and fix issues with your Google Analytics implementation.
This SEO extension is also geared towards checking for broken links. Also, it provides SERP preview and Google location simulator in one tool.
However, SEO Minion has an exclusive differential that makes it stand out from the rest, and that is that it allows you to compare the Google SERPs for two different countries.
One of my favorites! And it's not that it's a direct SEO extension...
Hunter 's Chrome extension immediately identifies the email addresses behind the websites you are browsing. Do you realize how valuable this is?
Every time you visit a website, simply click the Hunter icon in Chrome to instantly get a list of email addresses right in your browser.
Additionally, the tool will provide the sources where the email was found along with its discovery date.
Google Lighthouse performs on your website and, based on them, proposes suggestions for improvement related to performance, accessibility, best practices for developers and, of course, SEO.
It is very easy to use: you simply indicate the URL you want to audit and the extension performs tests against that web page and then gives you a report on its performance.
As you can imagine, evidence that the website has not improved indicates opportunities for improvement.
Do I blindly trust this website? Not at all, I prefer to use GTMetrixfor example, to understand more about the resources of each web, however it is still another valid option for solving specific problems.