Useful Safari extensions

Safari iconSafari Extensions are small programs or plugins for Safari web browser that are very useful for users, because they add many interesting features and functions their web browser.

These extensions can be easily installed directly from Apple's Safari store, accessible through the Menu (cogwheel icon) → Safari Extensions... option.

Here is a list of some really useful extensions for Safari web browser.

Safari Social Extensions

Twitter for SafariTwitter for Safari

The official Twitter extension for Safari brings real-time trends and information to every web page. Users can keep track of what’s trending at the moment, including any mention of the web page they are viewing.

Batter Facebook iconBetter Facebook

Better Facebook improves Facebook experience. Users can customize their news feed with advanced filters that can hide already read posts, alert about new comments and more.

GooglePlus iconGooglePlus

Stop constantly checking your Google+ tab to see if anything new has been posted. LetGooglePlus do it for you. This extension adds a toolbar button giving you the current number of unread Google+ notifications waiting for your attention.

Thurly iconThurly

Click the Thurly button in the Safari toolbar to shorten the URL of the web page you’re currently viewing. Then copy and paste to share the URL on your go-to social networking sites, in an email or a chat, or anywhere else on the web.

Safari Security Extensions

AdBlock iconAdBlock

AdBlock is a useful Safari Extensions that blocks all ads on all web pages, once it is installed.

RoboForm iconRoboForm Online

Keep all your logins completely in sync. No more worries about remembering your passwords. Access your favorite sites quickly and securely.

LastPass iconLastPass

LastPass is an online password manager and form filler that makes web browsing easier and more secure.


Safari Utility Extensions

Awesome Screenshot iconAwesome Screenshot

Awesome Screenshot is very handy Safari Extension for capturing, annotation, and sharing of screenshots with just a click. Many options like crop or blur are available to alter the screenshot. Whole web pages can be captured as well. 

Translate iconTranslate

Translate adds a toolbar item that translates the current web page using Google Translate.  Very useful for people who often translate whole pages.

My eBay Manager iconMy eBay Manager

The My eBay Manager extension for Safari helps users keep track of their eBay activity while browsing on internet. Uses are always securely signed in, so they can check their progress whenever they like.

Cloudy iconCloudy

Add a weather button to the toolbar. The Cloudy extension can show the current temperature as a badge on the button, and can open Yahoo! Weather.

Google Reader Tools iconGoogle Reader Tools

Customize Google Reader with the built-in Helvetireader or Lucidia styles, or use your own stylesheet. A toolbar button allows you to check your Google Reader account for unread items. 

Safari Restore iconSafari Restore

This useful Safari extension automatically restores previous Safari browsing session.


Safari Developer Extensions

Firebug Lite for Safari iconFirebug Lite for Safari

Firebug is a tool to help users develop and debug HTML, Javascript and CSS. With a simple click on the Firebug Lite for Safari button while browsing, users can and instantly edit, debug and monitor currently viewed web page.

Validator iconValidator

The Validator Safari extension checks the validity of (X)HTML code, CSS styles, and RSS feed using W3C Validators and optionally displays the count of errors and warnings found in the badge.

Related software and links:

Safari icon

Safari    Apple macOS / Mac OS X platform
A default web browser integrated to Apple Mac OS X

Safari for Microsoft Windows icon

Safari for Microsoft Windows    Microsoft Windows platform
An easy to use, multiplatform web browser developed by Apple


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