The Developer Tools in Microsoft Edge offer a rich set of functionalities for debugging, inspecting, and improving websites and web apps. This blog post will provide an in-depth guide on how to use these tools to enhance your web development process.
Why Use Developer Tools in Microsoft Edge?
Using Developer Tools can help you:
- Inspect HTML and CSS elements.
- Analyze network activity.
- Optimize website performance.
How to Open Developer Tools
Method 1: Right-Click Menu
You can open the Developer Tools by right-clicking on any webpage element and selecting “Inspect”.
Method 2: Keyboard Shortcut
Alternatively, use the keyboard shortcut
Cmd+Option+I (Mac) /
Method 3: Through the Menu
Click on the three horizontal dots in the top-right corner of the browser window, navigate to “More tools”, and then choose “Developer Tools”.
Use this panel to inspect, modify, and debug HTML and CSS. Select any element on the page, and you’ll see its HTML and applied styles.
This panel allows you to view all network requests made by a webpage. You can sort by type, duration, and other parameters.
Record and analyze website performance to find bottlenecks and areas for improvement.
Microsoft Edge’s Developer Tools are a valuable resource for any web developer. They offer numerous features to debug, inspect, and optimize websites and web applications. Familiarizing yourself with these tools can significantly streamline your development process.