This one is a brief summary of what in my opinion are the best firefox extensions for Web development. But careful, itâ€™s not a closed Top Ten there are still several extensions that we can keep for another moment.
Regular Expression Tester
Test and mistake at the moment of creating regular expressions can be a difficult task. But for it there exists this extension, with which in a very simple way we can play with RegEx until we obtain the regular perfect expression. Regular Expression Tester opens a popup window where we can introduce the expression and verify its efficiency. Download.
Very useful to verify if the Web that we are creating fulfills the accessibility canons. The extension adds an icon and a text in the status bar indicating the number of mistakes the page has. Besides it adds two windows: one contains the list of mistakes and the other shows a small explanation of the mistakes as it is done click in each one. Download.
It allows viewing information in the Web without going to the tools menu. Making easier the reading of META etiquettes, and links in the included files (CSS, JS, RSS). It is really useful and practical. Download.
Provides quick, direct and multiplatform access to FTP servers. FireFTP turns Firefox into a complete FTP client, no matter the platform of your PC. The extension opens a new tab with two windows with which itâ€™s possible to send and download files in an intuitive WYSIWYG environment. Download.
SEO for Firefox
Indispensable for the SEO world. This extension provides you link information of each one of the results of Google and Yahoo!, including the PageRank, the links in Yahoo, del.icio.us or Technorati, the Alexa ranking, the cached Webs in Google, its old, WHOIS, links in DMOZ and is completely configurable. Download.
This extension shows the IP address of the current page, practical to verify the IP of our hosting and other Webs. Besides, it permits us to obtain IP information, like the hosting name, the WhoIs and NetCraft. Also, we can copy the IP and paste it in our clipboard or use one or other web service and verify with which other domains we share our hosting. Download.
Let us open Internet Explorer in a tab. Useful to verify that our designs are optimized so much for FF as for IE, without need to open this last one. Even being a very helpful extension for Web designers, itâ€™s also for common users. Download.
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