How to create a Chrome extension to show meta tags used on a webpage in 5 easy steps

I was wondering the other day if developing a chrome extension is a difficult task. I see thousands of extensions available on chrome web store to make our life easy, but is it really difficult to develop one. There was only one way to find out. It was to actually try and develop one myself.

Best place to learn everything about developing an extension and making your self-familiarize with technical terms is Chrome’s official developer site. After reading all about it, you will realize that you can create new extensions for Chrome with those core technologies that you’re already familiar with from web development: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. If you’ve ever built a web page, you should feel right at home with extensions pretty quickly.

I opted to create an extension to show meta tags used on a web page. If you are not tech savvy and are not familiar with how to view those, this can be very helpful. To create an extension you need to follow these steps: