Web Performance

Design

Design Tips

  1. 10 Web Design Trends We’re Already Over
  2. The Alternative Dictionary of Web Design Terms
  3. A short guide for non-designers to not suck at design
  4. GrowthList – Best Growth Hacks for your Business

Comprehensive Design Tools

  1. Awesome Design Tools
  2. freemium.cc | Free Tools for Makers
  3. Undesign
  4. DesignBase
  5. Every shortcut for designers in one place 🚀
  6. LisaDziuba/Awesome-Design-Tools

Branding & Logos

  1. These concept ads are great ideas for social good campaigns that don’t exist yet /// via: Fast Company
  2. I’ve been studying logos for decades. Here’s what changed this year
  3. Zara’s new logo may be the future of branding, love it or hate it
  4. The best and worst branding of 2018
  5. What not to call your web design company – 20i.com Blog
  6. Squarespace’s sleek redesign rejects cliché Silicon Valley branding

Typography Tips + Font Tools & Resources

  1. Soffa Sans — The world’s comfiest font by Ikea 🛋️ /// via: Product Hunt
  2. 10 Tools for Creating Your Own Custom Font /// via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  3. Font Combinations Library /// via: Font Combinations Library
  4. Ficture — The font in use archive that will inspire you /// via: Product Hunt
  5. A terrible type foundry /// via: enFont Terrible
  6. Typography Terms Cheat Sheet /// via: Nielsen Norman Group
  7. Public Sans /// via: public-sans.digital.gov

Google Fonts

  1. Optimizing Google Fonts Performance
  2. Google Font Previewer for Chrome
  3. Making Google Fonts Faster⚡ – Clio + Calliope – Medium /// via: Medium
  4. Pair & Compare: Font Pairing and Comparison tool (with
    Google Fonts) /// via: Pair & Compare: Font Pairing and Comparing tool | Google Fonts playground
  5. Google Fonts is Adding font-display /// via: CSS-Tricks

Free Web Builder Tools

  1. Free & Simple Website Builder : Create Site on Mobile or Desktop
  2. Free & Simple Website Builder : Create Site on Mobile or Desktop
  3. Gridbox v5.0 — Powerful visual bootstrap builder for designers & developers
  4. Grapedrop | Responsive, Free, Website Page Builder

UX

  1. How to Become a UX Designer by Learning UX Design on Your Own | MAD UX
  2. UX Overflow — The place where designers find answers.
  3. A comprehensive list of UX clichés

UI: Animations

  1. The Tiny Short Animation Trend in Web Design /// via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  2. useAnimations — An animated icon library for your projects
  3. Best Free Tools for Adding Dynamic Animations to UI
  4. BeatFlyer — The easiest way to animate your designs

UI: Help

  1. What are the key differences between UX and UI?
  2. The Golden Ratio in Design: Examples & Tips
  3. UI Recipes — Weekly 15 min lessons on UI design from the hottest apps

UI: Trends

  1. Beautiful web app screenshots
  2. 2019 UI and UX Design Trends
  3. 20 web design trends for 2019 | Webflow Blog

Adobe XD

  1. 10 Tutorials to Help You Master Adobe XD
  2. Adobe XD 19.0 — Design systems, components, and so much more
  3. unDraw for XD — Open-source illustrations directly into Adobe XD
  4. Data Populator
  5. Free Download: Non-Profit UI Kit for Adobe XD
  6. Adobe launches an Adobe XD accelerator to woo developers
  7. Adobe XD CC 13.0 — The future of experience design is here.

CSS

CSS Tips

  1. That Time I Tried Browsing the Web Without CSS
  2. CSS can do that?
  3. Quicklink
  4. Common CSS Issues For Front-End Projects

CSS Tools

  1. Relearn CSS layout
  2. Blendy — Preview CSS background blend modes easily
  3. Gradient Borders in CSS
  4. Amino: Live CSS Editor for Chrome
  5. CSSFX – Beautifully simple click-to-copy CSS effects
  6. CSS Grid Generator — Simple tool to generate css grids

CSS Chrome Extensions

  1. Palette Creator
  2. CSSViewer
  3. CSS Peeper

CSS Link Effects

  1. Animating Links – CSS Animation

HTML

Static & HTML

  1. HTML can do that?
  2. It’s pretty cool how Netlify CMS works with any flat file site generator
  3. Static Pages — Upload static HTML pages to WordPress websites 🚀
  4. Make My Link Longer — The URL-elongator you’ve always needed

Chrome Extension Code Validators

  1. Web Developer
  2. HTML Validator

Design Systems

  1. Getting Started with Design Systems — A free book that’s simple in structure, human in explanation
  2. When Do We Need A Design System? An Interview With Brad Frost
  3. Adele – Design Systems and Pattern Libraries Repository

Free Wireframing Tools

  1. Draftium – Turbo prototyping tool for websites 🚀
  2. Zen Flowchart =
  3. Justinmind
  4. Marvel
  5. Whimsical – Pricing

Code Snippets

  1. Poolside FM 2.0 — Super-summer music website inspired by a ’90s OS /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Responsive Iframes /// via: CSS-Tricks
  3. 🍞 Toast Pop /// via: Glitch.me
  4. Popup Trombone
    via: Matthew Rayfield World
  5. nextapps-de/spotlight
  6. 10 Powerful & Inspiring Examples of Explosions in Web Design
  7. Template Archives – Free Bootstrap Themes & Templates
  8. Spero – Trendy looking Free Bootstrap template
  9. Understanding grid placement through building a HTML periodical table
  10. Magnify — Push out beautiful website announcements in 10 seconds.
  11. 10 Incredible Text Masking Effects Examples
  12. Forge Your Own (Animation) Path with These Snippets

Snippets via CoDrops

  1. Creating Grid-to-Fullscreen Animations with Three.js
  2. Animated Image Columns | Codrops
  3. Image Reveal Hover Effects | Codrops

Menu Designs

  1. 10 Modern Examples of Slide-Out Sidebars
  2. The Hamburger & Mega-Menu Combination Design Trend

Web Sliders

  1. ykob/fullscreen-slider
  2. Why Web Sliders Suck and 5 Ways To Fix Them – UX/UI Advice

Footer Design

  1. Why Your Footer Isn’t Getting a Lot of Engagement (And How to Fix It)
  2. 4 Best Practices for Designing Mega-Footers

Forms

Free Form Builders

  1. FormSubmit 2.0 — Receive your site’s form submission directly to your inbox
    via: Product Hunt
  2. JotForm Mobile Forms — Robust forms that work anywhere
  3. Formsquare — Build forms or surveys in just minutes, for free
  4. involve.me — Build customizable widgets like quizzes, forms & calculators
  5. Forma — Create complex forms in a few clicks
  6. Form, by Mason — Build and deploy stunning Airtable-enabled forms

TypeForm

  1. VideoAsk 2.0 — Typeform’s VideoAsk is now available on your web browser
  2. Conversations by Typeform
  3. Typeform Connect — Get your data moving
  4. An Interactive Video by Typeform — Inception in your browser

Image Optimization

Amazing Images

  1. Creative 4D Artworks That Invade Reality
  2. 70 Creative Advertisements That Make You Look Twice – Hongkiat
  3. 60+ Outstanding Out of Bounds Photos
  4. These oddly satisfying photos reveal the inner workings of everyday objects

Images & SEO

  1. Google Image Search Needs Image & Associated Landing Page Both Indexed
  2. Google: Alt Image Attribute Is Used By Web Search But More So For Image Search

Free Stock Image Sources

  1. Image Finder 2.0 — Free stock photos from various websites
  2. Font Famous
  3. Absurd Design — Free surrealist illustrations for landing pages. 💡
  4. LandingStock — A collection of free images for your landing page
  5. 300+ free design resources
  6. OneClickClip – Stock Animated GIFs free for commercial use
  7. CC Search
  8. Pixel Mob — Royalty-free images from numerous sources for you to use.
  9. Stock Image Search Engine – More Than 50 Best Sources | Everypixel
  10. Free Stock Photos: High-Res Images for Websites & Commercial Use

Web Image Tips

  1. Is my site serving WebP images? – ShortPixel Blog
  2. SVG vs PNG vs JPG: Image Format Pros & Cons
  3. 5 Secrets of Image-Rich Websites

Image Effects

  1. This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped
  2. Gumlet — Image resize-as-a-service
  3. Mona Lisa frown: Machine learning brings old paintings and photos to life
  4. Remove Background from Image – remove.bg
  5. Stencil for WordPress — Create images quickly inside of WordPress.Live Studio: Print — Bring photos to life with augmented reality.
  6. Live Studio: Print — Bring photos to life with augmented reality.
  7. ColouriseSG

Blur Effects

  1. DepthBlur — Get the portrait mode effect on any photo using AI
  2. Redacted — Easily blur/pixelate/black out parts of an image

Images for Social Media

  1. Social Media Image Sizes for 2018: A Guide for Marketers
  2. Free Image Resizer | Resize Your Images for Social Media | Promo
  3. Social Media Image Resizing Tool | Landscape by Sprout Social

SVG Tools, Tips, and Sources

  1. WebGrid SVG building tool — A web app that lets you create and download svg documents.
  2. Font Kiko – Free Icon Font, SVG, AI, EPS – Download Now!
  3. 10 Fantastic Sites for Downloading Free Vector Templates
  4. SVGmator!
  5. Svgbob Editor – Convert your ascii diagram scribbles into happy little SVG
  6. Change Color of SVG on Hover
  7. A Practical Guide To SVG And Design Tools
  8. SVG Filter Effects: Moving ForwardBlobmaker
  9. Blobmaker

Illustrations

  1. Free Designs by Delesign — Customizable illustrations & more /// via: Product Hunt
  2. When you can’t find the words, 65 new emoji are here for you /// via: Google Blog
  3. Round Icons – 38,000 Premium Icon Packed in One Bundle Flat Line Glyph
  4. Humaaans: Mix-&-Match illustration library
  5. Free vector illustrations – Ouch.pics
  6. Illustration Gallery — Royalty-free illustrations for your projects
  7. unDraw | Colorful illustrations

Data Visualization

  1. Google Trends gets integrated into Data Studio via free third-party app
  2. Open Census Data — Visualize & download neighborhood demographic Insights
  3. Data Visualization in Web Design: 12 Stunning Examples

Data Visualization Tools

  1. TradingView Lightweight Charts — Lightweight charts that are free, open-source & feature-rich
  2. Google Earth Studio — Let the world tell your story
  3. Charte — Free online interactive charts for non-techies

Speed

Speed Tips

  1. 3 Image Optimization Tips for Faster Speeds & Higher Rankings via @krisjonescom
  2. How to Speed Up Website With Tag
  3. 9 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website in 2019
  4. How to Take Your Website Beyond Fast by @brentcsutoras

Speed Reports & Monitoring

  1. Treo 2.0 — Easy-to-use page speed monitoring tool with powerful reports
  2. Google Shows Off the New Speed Report Coming to Search Console by @MattGSouthern

Prefetch

  1. Preload, prefetch and other link tags
  2. GoogleChromeLabs/quicklink

Accessibility

Accessibility News

  1. Alexa can now read your WordPress blogs out loud
  2. 7 accessibility-focused startups snag grants from Microsoft
  3. Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts

Accessibility Tools

  1. Use Color Accessibility Tools to Improve Your Website Design
  2. Transcriber — Transcribe any audio/video to text in minutes
  3. UI Sound Inspiration for UX/UI Design
  4. UI Sound Inspiration for UX/UI Design

Accessibility Checklist

  1. Web Audit — Simple checklist for website performance & accessibility
  2. Accessibility Cheatsheet

SEO Tips

  1. How Important Are Tags for SEO?
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Top 36 SEO Insights of the Year from Google’s John Mueller
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Google Produced 92% of US Organic Search Visits in Q3 2018
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Google is right; click-through and conversion rates kinda don’t matter
    via: Search Engine Land
  5. How Customer-Centric FAQ Pages Can Improve Content Marketing Results
    via: Hubspot
  6. How Google’s New Layout Predicts the Future of SEO
    via: Neil Patel
  7. On social media, sell your brand, not your stuff
    via: Fast Company
  8. Is ‘the fold’ still a thing in today’s scrolling and skimming culture?
    via: The Mobile Spoon
  9. SEO Analyzer By Neil Patel — A free SEO analyzer for your site
    via: Product Hunt
  10. How to Crush Your Competitors With TF-IDF
    via: Moz

SEO Tools

  1. The Top 15 Free SEO Tools You Should Be Using via @jonleeclark
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Free visual keyword research & content ideas tool
    via: AnswerThePublic
  3. Google Correlate
    via: Google Trends
  4. SEO Suite – 100% Free SEO Tools
    via: SEO Suite

Keywords

  1. Why it’s worth targeting keywords with no-to-low monthly search volume
  2. Google Shows Your Site’s Average Ranking Position for the Keyword You Search For by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Evolving Keyword Research to Match Your Buyer’s Journey
    via: Moz

Advice on Links

  1. All Links are Not Created Equal: 20 New Graphics on Google’s Valuation of Links
    via: Moz
  2. Google Does Not Index Redirected Pages
    via: Search Engine Roundtable
  3. Google Recommends Using One URL for All Seasonal Content by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Google: Too Many Repeated Internal Links Doesn’t Hurt
    via: Search Engine Roundtable
  5. 12 Completely Outdated SEO Practices You Should Avoid by @searchmastergen
    via: Search Engine Journal

Local Search Optimization

  1. 9 Essential Local SEO & Listings Management Tools by @MaddyOsman
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. What Is a Local Link & How to Find More Local Link Opportunities by @sllewuy
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. 85% of consumers disregard local reviews more than 3 months old
    via: Search Engine Land
  4. Key local stats every marketer needs to know
    via: Search Engine Land
  5. Google Q&A: More than 90 percent of questions unanswered by business owners
    via: Search Engine Land

AMP

  1. Google makes emails more dynamic with AMP for Email
  2. Google Serves 11X More AMPHTML Ads Compared to Last Year by @MattGSouthern
    Visual Stories — AMP Story builder, blogging and content marketing platform
    Google’s John Mueller Offers Guidance on Building AMP-Only Sites by @MattGSouthern
  3. AMP Templates — Beautiful, responsive AMP templates. Builder included.

Video

Video Marketing

  1. StoryScroll — turn blog posts into scrolling videos for Instagram Stories
    via: Product Hunt
  2. 18 Must-See Video Marketing Secrets & Insights by @lisabuyer
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. YouTube Ads: What Marketers Need to Know
    via: Social Media Marketing | Social Media Examiner
  4. YouTube SEO: Top Factors to Invest In – Whiteboard Friday
    via: Moz

Chatbots

  1. How to Add Facebook Live Chat to Your Website
  2. Tinybot — Easily create powerful Twitter bots, no code necessary

JavaScript & SEO

  1. Google: Huge Opportunity In Knowing JavaScript For Technical SEO
  2. Move Over SEO: How Developers Can Generate You More Traffic
    Google’s John Mueller Predicts Much More JavaScript in SEO in the Coming Years by @MattGSouthern
  3. Google Video Describes What Sites Need Help With SEO When Using JavaScript

SEO Chrome Extensions

  1. 7 Essential SEO Browser Extensions & Plugins by @beanstalkim
  2. Google Similar Pages

PPC Tools

  1. If you’re not remarketing keywords, you’re missing out
  2. Ubersuggest 3.0 — Neil Patel’s free keyword research tool
  3. How to Get Google Ads Certification: A Step-by-Step Guide by @coreydmorris
  4. 6 Unique & Free Keyword Research Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed by @MaddyOsman
  5. Automatic Keyword Planner — AI that generate 50 keywords + a planning spreadsheet

Analytics

  1. Minimal Google Analytics Snippet — A simple snippet for tracking page views on your website.
  2. Campaign URL Builder — Google Analytics Demos & Tools
  3. 5 Useful SEO Insights You Can Learn from Google Analytics by @natalieannhoben
  4. DuckDuckGo Traffic Up 50% from Last Year, Hits New Record of 30M Daily Searches by @MattGSouthern
  5. If you’re not using Remarketing Lists and Similar Audiences for Search, you’re leaving money on the table

HTTPS

  1. PingPing — A simple tool to monitor your website and SSL
  2. How to Install SSL Certificate for Your Website – Ultimate Guide
  3. Myth Busting: HTTPS Not Required For Google Indexing & Ranking
  4. Nearly half of users have a bad reaction to ‘not secure’ browser warning, survey finds

FrontEnd

  1. You don’t need to be a coder
  2. Flashcards for Developers
  3. Front-end Developer Handbook 2019 – Learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice!
  4. Front-end development is not a problem to be solved

Responsive Checker

  1. One Click Test — Tool for quickly testing your design layout in one click.
  2. Responsive Images Plugins by Cloudimage — Make images fully responsive and fast automatically 🖼🚀
  3. 10 Tools & Apps for Testing Your Responsive Design
  4. Responsive Design Checker — Check how responsive is your website across device sizes

Video Tools

  1. 7 Best Video Compression Tools for 2019
    via: Hongkiat
  2. BentenSound — Free stock music for your videos. Unsplash for music.
    via: Product Hunt
  3. Locomotion — Finally, easy stop motion movies
    via: Product Hunt
  4. $0.50 Stories — Custom vertical videos for only 50 cents 📱🎬
    via: Product Hunt
  5. Transcriber — Transcribe any audio/video to text in minutes
    via: Product Hunt
  6. Moovly — Create thousands of videos from a Google sheet
    via: Product Hunt

WordPress

Building A Theme

  1. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: The Basics
    via: SitePoint
  2. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: First Steps
    via: SitePoint
  3. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: Final Steps
    via: SitePoint
  4. WordPress Converter — Convert website to WordPress theme
    via: Product Hunt

SEO & Yoast

  1. Yoast SEO Becomes First WordPress Plugin to Offer Defragmented Schema Markup – Search Engine Journal
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. 7 Free Plugins for Adding Structured Data to Your WordPress Website
    via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  3. 10 Awesome WordPress SEO Plugins to Optimize Your Site
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Yoast adds image and video Schema with 11.1 update
    via: Search Engine Land

Speed & JetPatck

  1. Jetpack
    via: CSS-Tricks
  2. Jetpack Gutenberg Blocks
    via: CSS-Tricks
  3. Powerful Services for your WordPress Site
    via: Jetpack

AMP

  1. ‘Swipe to Visit’ has arrived on Google Images /// via: Search Engine Land
  2. Official AMP for WordPress Plugin Updated, Allows Sites to be Built Entirely With AMP
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Official AMP Plugin for WordPress Now Supports AMP Stories by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal

Gutenberg

  1. Google Maps Gutenberg Block
    via: WordPress.org
  2. How To Create Custom Blocks for Gutenberg with Block Lab
    via: Speckyboy Web Design Magazine
  3. Grids: Layout builder for WordPress
    via: WordPress.org
  4. Block Gallery – Photo Gallery Gutenberg Blocks
    via: WordPress.org

Audits

SEO Audit Checklist

  1. On-Page SEO for 2019 – Whiteboard Friday
  2. The Ultimate Blog SEO Checklist by @BrianHarnish
  3. SEO Checklist: Necessary Steps to Optimize your Product Page
  4. A basic SEO audit for small businesses

SEO Audit Tools

  1. Top List of Best Website Audit & SEO Tools That Every Marketer Should Use [Updated]
  2. Free SEO Site Audit Tools by @martinibuster