7 Free Chrome Extensions for SEO

Keyword Research

Keyword themes and contextual relevance have a huge role in SEO. Search engines use that info to connect a searcher’s intent with related pages. TextOptimizer helps understand relevancy as the search engine sees it.
The premium version displays the query’s search volume and cost-per-click (from Google Ads’ Keyword Planner) directly in search results. It also adds search volume and competition metrics to Google Analytics and Search Console.
In short, Keywords Everywhere saves time from downloading multiple sets of data and compiling them into a spreadsheet.
You can’t optimize what you can’t measure. Thus SEO is pointless without reliable metrics. The Chrome extensions below help manage and access your analytics.

Screenshot of Keywords Everywhere page
Screenshot of Keywords Everywhere page Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on allows you to opt out of tracking for visits to your own site (so you won’t skew the analytics). Google Analytics will exclude tracking for IP addresses as listed in the admin setup. This extension is handy if your IP address frequently changes.

I use a minimum number of Chrome extensions, as I don’t want to affect page speed. Plus, too many extensions are distracting.
I use a minimum number of Chrome extensions, as I don’t want to affect page speed. Plus, too many extensions are distracting.
I use a minimum number of Chrome extensions, as I don’t want to affect page speed. Plus, too many extensions are distracting.
When activated, the MozBar appears below all Google search-result snippets.

Analytics

Page Analytics is an official Google extension that provides essential analytics for the current page — if you are a user of that site in Google Analytics.
Glimpse adds insights to Google Trends data, such as search volume and related queries.
The above extensions are established and likely will not go away. They all provide genuine SEO value without being overwhelming.

Screenshot of the Page Analytics par above a website
Screenshot of the Page Analytics par above a website Thanks to a few powerful and free extensions, Google Chrome is my go-to browser for search engine optimization. I’ll describe those extensions in this post.

The extension saves time by eliminating having to open Google Analytics and access reports. It tends to slow page loads, however, so I keep it inactive unless I have the need.

Bare Minimum

TextOptimizer provides related terms and concepts instead of extending your current query. It extracts those terms and concepts from Google’s search-result snippets. Users can use them when creating or optimizing copy.
Keywords Everywhere adds keyword data to Google search results, such as “Related Keywords” and “People Also Search For.”

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