Less Well Known Web Development Tools, Tips, & Tricks

Test Regex expressions


Check DNS propagation all over the world


Check how your site/page looks from all over the world


Bulk test URLs


Single test redirects


Check meta tags

Browser cache busting

Make sure to check the “Disable cache” checkbox in your inspector to force it get a fresh version whenever your inspector is open!

Use your local “hosts” file to spoof DNS
on mac, you can add an entry to your /etc/hosts file to force your local computer to use a specific IP address for a domain. This is especially handy when about to launch a site as you can spoof the live domain to your server for final testing!

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