SiteTools is a light-weight and powerful browser extension for webmasters, SEO experts and web and social media marketers. It offers easier access to popular services like Alexa, Whois, Google Index, SimilarWeb, WhatsMyDNS, BuiltWith, UberSuggest, SEMrush, Moz Link Explorer, Google Cache, Google’s Mobile-friendly test, PageSpeed Insights, Chrome Lighthouse Test, Wayback Machine, Web Sniffer, AMP Validator, WebPageTest.org, GTMatrix, Security Headers, Ahrefs Explorer etc.
The SiteTools extension is available for Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and other web browsers supporting WebExtensions API. It is very light-weight and privacy-friendly. It doesn’t require any permission like access to browsing activities or other private data.
How To Use?
To use the SiteTools extension, you need to install it first. Install this extension from Chrome Web Store, Microsoft Edge Add-ons Store or Mozilla Add-on Gallery. Once installed successfully, user should notice its icon on the browser toolbar as shown in the following screenshot:
Click on this icon to launch the popup window of the extension. This popup window has links to all above mentioned services like Alexa, GTMatrix etc. Click on any link to access that service for the current domain or web page.
For example, you can click on the Alexa Rank link to check the Alexa rank of the current domain.
Enable or Disable Services
The SiteTools extension currently supports more than 20 services. Users can disable certain services to hide them. To enable or disable services, click on the Settings link in the bottom of the popup window, which should launch the settings page of the extension.
Uncheck services to disable and hide them, and click the “Save Options” button in the bottom. You can also set the links to open in an incognito window.
As mentioned above, the SiteTools extension supports more than 20 services related to website development, social media marketing, search engine optimization and web marketing. Here is the list of these services:
- Alexa Rank
- Google Index
- Down for Everyone or Just Me
- Moz Link Explorer
- Google Cache
- Mobile-Friendly Test
- PageSpeed Insights
- Chrome Lighthouse Test
- Wayback Machine
- Web Sniffer
- AMP Validator
- Security Headers
- Ahrefs Explorer
- Moz Link Explorer
We have also created a web version of this extension: SiteTools.page. Open this website, and enter any valid web address. This would generate links to above services for the provided web address. This website is very useful if you can’t install extensions, for example on the mobile browsers.