Web Design Resources

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ADVERTISING

AdThrive – Get the highest possible income for every pageview
BuySellAds – Advertising for busy tech marketers
GoogleAdsense – We value your content
WordStream – Online advertising made easy

CALENDAR | BOOKING | DELIVERY

Calendly – Calendly helps you schedule meetings…
DoorDash – Your favorite restaurants, delivered
Dubsado – More business, less busywork.
GrubHub – Order food delivery you’ll love
OpenTable – Support your favorite restaurants
Postmates – Order from local favorites near you
UberEats – Hungry? You’re in the right place

cPanel

CRM

AgencyAnalytics – All-In-One Reporting Platform for Agencies
HubSpot – There’s a better way to grow
Monday.com – Work the way that works for you
Trello – Trello helps teams move work forward.

CSS

Character Entities – Character Entities for HTML, CSS and Javascript
Character Entities Reference Chart – Reference Chart
CSS-Tricks
CSS-Tricks – A Complete Guide to Flexbox

COLLABORATION

Zeplin – The better way to share, organize, and collaborate on designs…

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (CMS)

Drupal – The hub of your digital presence
Joomla – The Flexible Platform Empowering Website Creators
Magento – Create engaging, shoppable experinces
WordPress – Open-source software you can use to create a website

DESIGN - Color

Adobe Color – Create, Explore, Trends, Library
ColorMind – Color scheme generator
Colors.lol – Overly descriptive color palettes.
Contrast Ratio – Checks background vs. Text color
Coolors – The super fast color schemes generator!

DESIGN - Fonts

1001 Fonts
Adobe Fonts – Search fonts, foundries, designers, and more…
Font Squirrel – 100% free for commercial use
Google Fonts
My Fonts – What the Font – Instant font identification 

DESIGN - Icons

Fontello – icon fonts generator
IcoMoon – Free
Fontastic – Add Vector Icons to Your Website

DESIGN - Idea Center

One Page Love – One Page Websites, templates, and resources
Shopify Themes
Webdesign Inspiration – The best website design ideas

DESIGN - Images & Video

Clipart Library – Free Clip Art Library
Convertio – Convert your files to any format
Coverr – Beautiful Free Stock Video Footage
FreeImages – Find free stock images, ready for your projects
Freepik – Graphic resources for everyone
Instagram Photo Downloader – Instagram Photo Downloader
Mazwai – Handpicked stock video footage
Pexels – The best free stock photos & videos shared by talented creators
Pixabay – Stunning free images & royalty-free stock
Stock Unlimited – 1 Million+ Visuals for Businesses & Professionals
Vecteezy – Download free vector art, stock photos & videos
Videezy – Free HD Stock Footage & 4K Videos!
Videvo – Free Stock Video Footage

DESIGN - Graphic Design

Canva – Design anything (Free)
Gimp – GNU Image Manipulation Program (Free)
Inkscape – Draw freely (Free)
Scribus – Open Source Desktop Publishing (Free)
SwatchBooker – Reads color swatches, gradients, and patterns (Free)

DESIGN - Image Optimization

Tinyjpg – Smart JPEG and PNG compression
Tinypng – Smart PNG and JPEG compression

DEVELOPER & CODING RESOURCES

Codecademy – Join the Millions Learning to Code with Codecademy
CodePen – The best place to build, test, and discover front-end code
Codewars – Achieve mastery through challenge
FreeCodeCamp – Learn to code at home. Build projects.  Earn certifications
MDN web docs (moz://a) – Resources for developers, by developers
repl.it – Code, create, and learn together
w3schools – The World’s Largest Web Developer Site

DOMAIN & HOSTING RESOURCES

Bluehost – The Best Web Hosting
Cloudways – Managed Cloud Hosting Platform
Digital Ocean – Welcome to the developer cloud
IANA – Global coordination DNS Root, IP addressing, and other IP resources
ICANN – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Root Servers Org – The 12 Worldwide internet root servers
WebHosting Talk – Forum

GET INFO

Built With – Find out what websites are Built With
DNSHero – Checks health and configuration
IP2Location – Identify Geographical Location and Proxy by IP Address
IsItWP – Find out which websites are built with WordPress?
Wappalyzer (Chrome Extension) – Identify technologies on websites
WayBackMachine – Internet Archive
Whatsmydns.net – Global DNS Propagation Checker
WhatIsMyIP.com – What is My IP?
Whois – Identity for everyone
WordPress Plugin Checker – For installed plugins on almost any WordPress site

MARKETING - Affiliate Programs

CJ Affiliate – Dare to think big. Expect bigger results.
Creative Market – Managed Cloud Hosting Platform
Envato Affiliate – Become an Envato Affiliate
ShareASale – Affiliate Account Creation

MARKETING - Affiliate Programs

Constant Contact – Create branded emails, sell products, …
MailChimp – Marketing smarts for big ideas
Mailgun – Intuitive & Scalable Email APIs For Developers
SendGrid – Partner with the email service trusted by developers and marketers…

PAYMENT PROCESSING

PayPal Buttons – Which button would you like to add?

SECURITY - SSL Checkers

Digicert – SSL Certificate Checker
Qualys SSL Labs – SSL Server Test
SSL Shopper – SSL Checker
Why No Padlock – We’ve helped 8,000,000 websites become secure!

SECURITY - Malware Scanners

Google Transparency Report – Safe Browsing site status
Norton LIfe Lock – Safe Web – Look up a site.  Get our rating.
Quttera – Scan website for free.
PCrisk – Free Online Website Malware Scanner
Sucuri – Free website security check & malware scanner
WayBackMachine – Internet Archive
Virus Total – Analyze suspicious files and URLs to detect types of malware…
Web Inspector – Free website malware scanner

SEO & KEYWORD RESEARCH

ahrefs – Rank higher and get more traffic
Exploding Topics – We surface rapidly growing topics before they take off.
Keyword Tool – Find Great Keywords Using Google Autocomplete
MOZ – There’s a smarter way to do SEO.
Schema.org
Screaming Frog – Website crawler and log file analyzer tools.
SE Ranking – Google Location Changer
SEMRush – One platform.  Everything you need to dominate your niche online.
SpyFu – Unlimited SEO & PPC Data
Ubersuggest (Neil Patel) – Ubersuggest shows you how to win the game of SEO.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Buffer – Simpler social media tools for authentic engagement
Creator Studio – Welcome to Creator Studio for Facebook
Hootsuite – Social is your superpower.
Loomly – Build a successful brand with your team.
Tailwind – Grow Smarter on Pinterest & Instagram

SPEED AND OPTIMIZATION TESTING

Byte check – Website speed test
GeoPeeker – See how a site appears to the rest of the world
GTmetrix – How fast does your website load?
Page Speed Grader – Faster site.  Better rankings.
PageSpeed Insights – Make your web pages fast on all devices
Pingdom Website Speed Test – Pingdom Website Speed Test
web.dev – See how well your website performs.
WEBPAGETEST – How fast does your website load?
Web Vitals (Chrome Extension) – Measure metrics for a healthy site