10 Best Chrome Extensions for Productivity

Chrome is a useful browser because of the many unique and useful Chrome extensions that you can add! If you haven’t downloaded Chrome, be sure to go here to download it. When you need to add an extension go to the chrome store here and search for extensions. Since there are so many extensions, we wanted to share our top 10 chrome extensions that we recommend.

10 useful chrome extensions

1. StayFocusd

stayfocusd chrome extension

Just like the title of the extension, you can stay more focused when using StayFocusd! This chrome extension allows you to add limitations to certain websites that you use. You can set an allotted amount of time you can go to the site per day. Once it is over, you have to wait until the next day for it to be unblocked. In addition, there are many different customizable options so that you can block out time-wasting websites to fit your needs.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stayfocusd/laankejkbhbdhmipfmgcngdelahlfoji?hl=en

2. Grammarly


This is a useful chrome extension because it will automatically check some of your grammar and give you suggestions when typing into things using the chrome browser. This can be especially handy if you use email in your browser. Grammarly is also amazing because you can learn how to write better grammar while Grammarly is fixing it. Although they also have a paid plan, the free plan works for casual writing fixes.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/grammarly-grammar-checker/kbfnbcaeplbcioakkpcpgfkobkghlhen?hl=en

3. Checker Plus for Google Calendar

checker plus for google calendar

This is a wonderful chrome extension if you’re tired of opening your google calendar all of the time! By adding this extension you can easily access your google calendar from your browser. You can even add notifications so you get reminders about your events.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/checker-plus-for-google-c/hkhggnncdpfibdhinjiegagmopldibha?hl=en

4. Google Translate

google translate

Google Translate is a must-have chrome extension if you like to look at web pages in other languages. You can easily translate the entire page to the language of your choice. You can also use it to highlight certain words in the text and get a translation. This is useful if you’re learning the language and need some help deciphering the vocabulary.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-translate/aapbdbdomjkkjkaonfhkkikfgjllcleb?hl=en

5. Momentum


If you’re bored with how the new tabs look when you open one in Google Chrome, momentum can make it more personalized. Every day there is an inspiring photo and quote that will appear on the new tab page. You can also add your to-do, weather, web shortcuts, and more. It’s possible to customize the page so that you can choose which features show up on your tab page.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/momentum/laookkfknpbbblfpciffpaejjkokdgca?hl=en

6. Google Dictionary

google dictionary

With over 3 million users, this chrome extension is useful if you sometimes run into words you don’t know. Simply highlight a word on a web page and you’ll see the definition. You can also use this chrome extension to search for any word you’d like to define. All you need to do is click on the extension icon in the top part of the browser.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-dictionary-by-goog/mgijmajocgfcbeboacabfgobmjgjcoja?hl=en

7. Honey


If you’re an online shopper, Honey will help you figure out where to find the best prices for the item you’re looking at. It’ll also automatically look for coupon codes and add them when you get to the checkout page. When you’re on the fence if you’ll buy something or not you can also track the item to see when it turns up with a lower price point.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/honey-automatic-coupons-r/bmnlcjabgnpnenekpadlanbbkooimhnj?hl=en

8. UV Weather

UV Weather

It’s important to be able to check your local weather, so you know how to plan your day. UV weather is a useful Chrome extension that will show detailed weather information in your browser. If you enter the location and settings you’ll get up-to-date and reliable weather information that will appear when you click the icon.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/uv-weather/ngeokhpbgoadbpdpnplcminbjhdecjeb?hl=en

9. Notion WebClipper

Notion web clipper

Notion users will want to have this extension in their Chrome browsers. The Notion WebClipper is an easy way to add links to your Notion page while you’re using the browser. If you are doing research, this will be especially useful since you don’t have to go back and forth copying and pasting links.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/notion-web-clipper/knheggckgoiihginacbkhaalnibhilkk?hl=en

10. Forest: Stay focused

Forest: Stay focused

This is a unique extension that can help you stay focused while you’re using the chrome browser. When you decide to focus a tree will be planted. While you’re focusing the tree will grow. If you end up giving up on the focus time, the tree will die. In this way, you can visualize your focus time by growing your focus as a forest. It will also help to block any time-wasting websites to keep you on track.

Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/forest-stay-focused-be-pr/kjacjjdnoddnpbbcjilcajfhhbdhkpgk?hl=en

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