Published On 06 May 2018

12 Great Firefox Plugins Hand-Picked Specially For Power Users And Developers

These are the great plugins that every power-user or a developer needs at some point in time.

Firefox Lightbeam

This is one of the sophisticated plugins for firefox that visualizes the sites you visited and the relation between them via an interactive visualization. It also has an inbuilt tracking protection feature. When you activate Lightbeam and visit a website, sometimes called the first party, the add-on creates a real time visualization of all the third parties that are active on that page. The default visualization is called the Graph view. As you then browse to a second site, the add-on highlights the third parties that are also active there and shows which third parties have seen you at both sites. The visualization grows with every site you visit and every request made from your browser. In addition to the Graph view, you can also see your data in a List view to drill down into individual sites.

1. Wappalyzer

This simple plugin helps you identify technology stack, ecommerce, web frameworks, server softwares, js frameworks, css frameworks and many other thing when you visit a website. It has a huge database of tech stack keys and that's great.

2. Country Flags & IP Whois

This is another simple plugin that shows a country flag in the address bar when you visit a website. The country flag is determined by the location of servers of the website.

3. AutoFormer

AutoFormer+ is a simple form filler. Once entered data could be saved as a template and next time all data will be filling into forms automatically. Also if you want enter some other information in the same form you can click on AutoFormer+ icon in toolbar and select "Save all fields" to save as an another template. For custom form filling use another addon: InFormEnter+

4. Ghostery

Ghostery’s built-in ad blocker removes advertisements from a web page to eliminate clutter so you can focus on the content you want. Ghostery allows you to view and block trackers on websites you browse to control who collects your data. Enhanced Anti-Tracking also anonymizes your data to further protect your privacy. Ghostery’s Smart Blocking feature speeds up page loads and optimizes page performance by automatically blocking and unblocking trackers to meet page quality criteria.

5. Firefox Multi Account

Firefox Multi-Account Containers lets you keep parts of your online life separated into color-coded tabs that preserve your privacy. Cookies are separated by container, allowing you to use the web with multiple identities or accounts simultaneously.

6. Greasemonkey

Allows you to customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript. You can write your own scripts, too. Check out to get started. Many scripts already exist, probably ones to enhance your favorite sites. Find them at .

7. Web Dev Toolbar

The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to the browser.

8. Live Reload

Addon for web devs. Monitor included JS, CSS and/or HTML in frames and automatically reload the host page when a change is detected in the included source. Supports inline reloading of stylesheets and frames without reloading the host page.

9. User agent switcher

Quickly and easily switch between popular user-agent strings.

10. Similar Web

Receive traffic and engagement stats for any website with a single click. See how popular a website is, its traffic sources, average time on site, ranking info, top referring sites, paid keywords, related mobile apps, and much, much more.

11. Grammarly

Grammarly will help you communicate more effectively. As you type, Grammarly flags mistakes and helps you make sure your messages, documents, and social media posts are clear, mistake-free, and impactful.

12. Honey

Automatically find and try coupon codes with 1-click. Works at thousands of stores in the US, Canada, Australia, India and the UK.

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