Apart from being a user-friendly browser, Firefox provides a huge list of plugins or add-ons.
It has an advanced list of plugins, which are easy to install and help in enhancing productivity.
Here are some useful Firefox plugins for web designers to help them in their day to day work and also to boost their creative potential.
Firebug - This plugin enables the user to examine and analyze the HTML, CSS, Script, DOM and Net are functioning properly.
It allows a user to edit, debug, and monitor them in any live web page.
Colorzilla - It is similar to color dropper used in Fireworks and Photoshop.
It lets its user to pick any color, adjust it and paste it into any other program.
It saves time and is useful for checking hex values, investigating DOM elements and a built in color palette.
Fireshot - It helps in taking screen shots of web pages easily and instantly.
Its user's choice to capture the entire web page or a specific part.
It can be modified by adding text or graphics and can be uploaded to the server or saved to disk.
Greasemonkey - It enables its user to add scripts that alter the web pages he/she browse through.
MeasureIt - This plugin helps web designers in measuring various portions of a page with an in line, adjustable ruler.
Verify width, height and alignment of different elements on the page.
JS View - Using JS view a user can easily open a file with just a click of a mouse.
A user can go to the context menu, from the toolbar, from the view menu, or from the status bar.
ImageBot - It lets its user to upload images to a free image hosting service (ImageShack or Photobucket).
It allows them in classifying, filtering and making image galleries etc.
Font Finder- It is helpful in checking the font properties of the selected text.
It also displays the details including the selected text color, font, spacing and other creative additions.
Window Resizer -This plugin is useful for testing different screen sizes of web pages.
It shows the pages in different standard resolution sizes.
It supports the 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×800, 1280×1024, 1600×1200 resolutions.
Fire FTP - It provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers.
Along with uploading of files quickly, it also lets its user utilize their excellent features such as: directory comparison, syncing directories while navigating, SFTP, SSL encryption, search/filtering, integrity checks, remote editing, drag & drop, file hashing etc.
Firefox has become one of the popular web browser, it offer great list of add-ons not only for web designers but for writers and developers as well.
Hope you will utilize these plugins to execute your work more efficiently.
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