Category: Tools

10 Super Useful Tools for Web Designers

10 Super Useful Tools for Web Designers
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Every web designer requires right tools to do their job. To create a well crafted original designs you certainly need good tools to help you along the way. Finding good tools can be very time consuming and sometimes be the hardest challenge in the field of web design. To save time and find tools you need I have collected a few websites, tools and apps that are essential for modern web designer.

Check out this list below with incredibly useful tools for digital designers. Then, be sure to let me know your favorites (or if I missed your favorite) mention it in the comments section.

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30 Powerful Google Chrome Extensions for Web Designers & Developers

30 Powerful Google Chrome Extensions for Web Designers & Developers
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When Google first released their web browser into the public it caught attention like overplayed news stories. Most web developers were previously using Firefox and although many still do prefer Mozilla, Google has offered up some big competition. Chrome includes many similar features along with powerful browser extensions like Firefox. Developers and designers can benefit from toying with these extensions and sticking them into a daily workflow.

This gallery includes 30 free and powerful browser extensions for Google Chrome. Many are focused on design patterns while others relate to frontend or backend web development. Plus the Chrome Web Store is always filling up with new extensions that you can test out. If you love Chrome but haven’t dabbled much into extensions I would highly recommend trying any of the resources from this collection.

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7 Useful Parallax jQuery Plugins

7 Useful Parallax jQuery Plugins
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Going into 2014 I am sure the parallax scrolling effect is going to become even more of a widely used effect. When used correctly, the parallax effect is a great way to add an extra visual dimension, combined with the users scrolling it is a great way to guide the user through your site.

Here are 7 useful parallax jQuery plugins that will allow you to easily implement the effect on your website.

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8 Useful Tools To Test Your Website Speed

8 Useful Tools To Test Your Website Speed
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Having a slow websites can have some rather detrimental effects on your sites various key performance indicators.

As the internet matures, visitors have much less patience for slow websites, if your website is slow you can loose your business revenue, visitors, pageviews and enhance a detrimental perception of your brand.

The key to speeding up your website is understanding why your website has a slow performance in the first instance. Here are 8 very useful website speed test tools that will allow you to dissect your websites loading processes and see where bottlenecks exists.

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20 Timesaving Web Design UI Freebies

20 Timesaving Web Design UI Freebies
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Across Dribbble and Behance designers are creating some awesome UI kits, often providing their UI kits for free download. Today I have put together a pretty awesome collection of free UI kits you can download and use in your next design project.

UI kits are a great way to speed up your design process and you can also learn from them, you can see how the elements have been built or practice coding the UI elements into an app or website.

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