We all like using Google Chrome as it satisfies the triangle of success for any browser, and if you’re speculating about the triangle of success for any browser? It’s free, fast and stable (doesn’t crash every now and then). No wonder then that Google chrome market share was 36.68 in September 2013 (according to the social analytics firm Shareaholic) which is more than the market share of Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer combined.
Google Chrome is available across all of the major operating systems whether on computer or mobile (Windows, Android, iOS and Linux), one of the major advantages of Google chrome is the ability of any user to extend its functionality through the usage of extensions. There’s a Google chrome extension for nearly everything you need, this will be a step by step guide of how to install and use SEO Toolbar which is a very useful Google Chrome extension that you can use as a webmaster to track the ranking of your website pages and how to improve it.
Step 1: Open an empty Google Chrome tab and click on the “App” tab at the top left corner of the screen.
Step 2: You’ll then be directed to a new window, click on the “Web Store” tab at the bottom right of the new screen.
Step 3: You’ll be directed to a new window, type “SEO Toolbar” in the search bar, you’ll be prompted by the following results, it’s the second on the list.
Step 4: Click on the blue “Free” tab at the right hand side of the screen.
Step 5: A new window will prompt you, just click on the “Add” tab, and the installation of the Google Chrome extension will start automatically.
Step 6: A new tab will appear on beside your Omni-search bar, like the one below.
Now, let’s try the extension we’ve just installed; open Google Chrome and go to Google.com and the first thing you’ll notice is that the tab shape has changed.
Click on the tab to get more information, you can find the Alexa rating, the page ranking on major search engines, the websites linking to that page, the page speed, Dropbox sync and many other options that you can explore for yourself and know its power.