Top 10 Bug Tracking Tools for Designers and Web Developers

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Web design and web development are very valued professions nowadays: everybody who starts a business needs some sort of design and, most importantly – a website.

The market is unimaginable without the internet and e-commerce: if you are not on the internet, it’s almost like you are not there at all. And one of the biggest cons with web development is the time that it consumes.

One thing that can actually make web development faster is bug tracking tools that help customers and developers collaborate. These tools will make sure your website runs fast and sleek. 


DebugMe is a tool that is capable of detecting bugs visually. It has a very convenient toolbar that lets you draw, pin, highlight, blackout things and write notes. It works great both for the clients and developers: it is easy for the client to add comments and it’s even easier for the developer to understand what client wants. If you’d like, you can try this tools out for free.

Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects is a tool focused on teamwork: track issues, plan and solve them together. You can easily track how the issues are fixed and always keep up to date. More to it, Zoho also provides you with valuable insights, document management and much more.


GitHub was created with the web developers in mind – it has an open source so any developer can collaborate and work on projects. An amazing feature that this tool has is the is the code review. All you have to do is to start with a pull request. Afterward, your team can review it and add changes or comments.


zipBoard focuses on the fact that each project involves different people with different professions, like designers, managers, clients, developers etc. The more people work on a project, the bigger mess it can become if you’re using email for collaborations. This special tool is located in the cloud and can be easily accessed to add comments or valuable suggestions.


FogBugz is great for the developers to review the code, but it also works perfectly as a team collaboration tool. It’s more than easy to manage tasks and documents, organize your workflow and track how bugs and issues are fixed. Here you can even add estimated time to know exactly when a specific task will be done.


TrackDuck is another user-friendly and visually based tool for bug tracking. When a client adds a comment or a screenshot, it is provided to you extremely detailed:  with unique links and technical details. If you’d like to try it out for free at first, you can start a free trial and if you like it – switch o a full-time plan.


Lighthouse is a simplistic tool with many neat features. While working on projects and tracking the issues, there is no difference how big is your team – Lighthouse does not limit the number of participants. To track and find already posted issues faster it is suggested to use the issue tag feature.


BugHerd states that the tool is almost as easy to use as the sticky notes. And actually, this is a very precise way to describe how the tool looks and works. It is extremely easy to use – the client adds notes to the website or design and the tool supplements it with technical details so that the developers could fix the issue.


With DevTrack it’s more than easy to connect, track bugs, manage tasks, plan projects and analyze valuable data. When it comes to bug tracking, each task is linked to a specific issue so that it would be easier to find later on.


PageProofer is oriented to web development. To start using the tool and tracking bugs, simply click on a spot that you’d like to be changed, improved or removed – a note field will appear. This can be done on any device – computer, mobile phone or tablet, so you can keep up with your work on the go.

Posted by Jason Bayless