The Google Chrome Web Store is an online marketplace where you can install thousands of free applications and extensions for the Google Chrome browser. From shopping carts to word games to weather forecasts, you’ll find it all in Google’s well developed Web Store. You’ll even find apps geared toward web hosting and developing your domain name. Let’s check out a few apps that can take you from registering a domain name to putting the finishing touches on your website.
Cabinova is a free application that integrates into your Apps page in Chrome, providing a simple link directly to the free website builder known as Cabanova. Sign up for a free account and Cabanova will help you to build a sleek, trendy website free of charge. Add forms, tables, buttons, images and text and you can have your website built and online in one afternoon, no programming skills required.
DomainTyper is a lightning fast domain search tool that not only looks for your desired name, but also suggests alternative names from other regions you may not have thought of. In addition to searching for a winning name, DomainTyper can also give you handy stats about your already registered domain name, including PageRank, Alexa and Quantcast ratings.
Hostlogr.com is an extension that installs to your toolbar. Surf to any website, click the hostlogr.com button and it will alert you of where that domain is hosted, what networks are being used and where the hosting server is located. This is a useful extension if you’re curious about a new web host or want to see what web hosting company your competition is using.
HTML Live is a web development tool that lets you test HTML code in the sandbox. Copy and paste your HTML and CSS code into HTML Live and you’ll be able to test it in real-time. HTML Live helps you create new files or upload existing webpage files and test them all before you go live.
SourceKit is a lightweight programmer’s text editor that automatically saves files to your DropBox account and syncs them with your computer. SourceKit is ideal for making on-the-fly website changes or creating new webpages.
Google Chrome’s Web Store is full of applications and extensions that will assist you in everything from registering a domain name to redesigning your entire website. Check it out.