5 favorite Firefox extensions for web design

As a web page designer, I am please with all the options that the Firefox browser provides. Even though Microsoft has made some significant advances with the release of Internet Explorer 7, they simply haven’t matched what Firefox has been able to accomplish.

I consider the vast collection of Firefox extensions its biggest strength. Here are my five favorite extensions for web page design:

  1. MeasureIt
    Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.
  2. ColorZilla
    get a color reading from any point in your browser
  3. Aardvark
    See how the page is created, block by block
  4. Web Developer
    Adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools
  5. IE View Lite
    IE View Lite opens your current page in IE with just one-click

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  1. I find Web Developer (#4) a must have. It allows me to quickly validate pages, change CSS and display pages under specific conditions (eg. Images disabled). It helps tremendously.

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