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We’re always on the lookout for the best web tools and services available for designers and developers. Which resources should we be using? Most customers don’t need a website built from scratch — only customizations are necessary for many to find a perfect fit for their projects. That’s why you can easily use the ListingPro WordPress directory theme to build business directory websites or Brizy, or other website builders we have included in the showcase. Using these resources will help you stay competitive in terms of pricing and project delivery dates.
Web designers and developers told us what they are using in their projects to get things done faster and better. Here are 29 solutions that work.
ListingPro is the world’s #1 best-selling end-to-end WordPress directory solution. It’s the only theme that includes all the core directory features, and no paid plugins are required. This makes it super easy to build an online directory and start monetizing from day one. All for a fraction of the cost, with no coding knowledge required.
Whether you want to build a directory like Yelp, the Yellow Pages, Zomato, Foursquare or even Justdial, ListingPro is the best directory listing software for all kinds of business directory use-cases, including:
- Restaurants directories, like Yelp, Zomato or Foursquare
- Local search business directories, like Yellow Pages and Justdial
- Medical directories, like ZocDoc
- Tour & travel review directories, like TripAdvisor
- Hotel directories, like Airbnb
- Software review sites, like Capterra
The core value proposition for ListingPro is simple: no paid plugins needed for all the core directory features. For more info on all the features, visit ListingPro’s official website.
Userfeel is the usability testing tool that gives you videos of real users speaking their thoughts as they use your website or app. It is designed and developed by usability researchers, for usability researchers, but also for newcomers to UX research and anyone who wants to optimize their website or app.
Something that traditionally was difficult, costly and time-consuming, now is put at your disposal for an affordable cost. Every web designer, after they build their website with WordPress, should run a usability test to see whether the website is sending the right message and whether it’s easy to use.
Userfeel is offering the option to become a tester for the service, and earn $10 per test. Each test lasts 10-20 minutes, and you can do it from your home computer or smartphone.
Start testing your website for yourself or for your customers.
Dealjumbo brings you exclusive deals from the best web and graphic designers, writers, and artists from all over the world. The website was launched in 2013 and it was one of the first graphic design deal websites on the market, with excellent reviews in the industry.
You can download 1580+ free fonts and graphics. All come with a standard commercial license.
Check the website — it is packed with tons of items and design bundles with huge discounts.
Brizy is the friendliest and most complete WordPress page builder on the market, allowing users to build pages visually. Designers will find a huge collection of more than 4,000 icons at their disposal. There’s no need to have any coding skills.
As for developers, it comes with 150 pre-made design blocks. You can start from scratch and build anything you want, but if that is a little intimidating you can use the pre-made blocks to start your design. Developers can create a page on Brizy’s website and save the HTML for free, and use it anywhere they like in personal or commercial projects.
Brizy is a WordPress plugin and free to use. A Pro version is in the works with a presale lifetime deal available on its website.
Deeezy is a brand new website offering awesome free and premium fonts and graphic design items. You will find 237 exclusive freebies and premium items offered with an extended license – for an unlimited number of commercial projects, or for your digital or physical items for sale.
You can subscribe for free and the premium plans start from $9 per month.
actiTIME is a powerful and popular time tracking app used by thousands of companies around the world. With its flexible configuration, actiTIME fits companies from many industries: IT, design, architecture, engineering and others.
Using actiTIME, you can easily manage project scope, assign tasks, track time and analyze your project performance based on the collected data. Everybody can benefit from using it day-to-day: employees, team managers and business owners.
Notism is an excellent design and video collaboration tool for creative teams making creative content review more effective. Yes, Notism also supports video collaboration. Finally, you can review and collaborate on your motion design work by adding notes, sketches or selections to the video timeline.
Sometimes it makes more sense to sketch directly on the work rather than adding notes. Notism offers several tools to draw on your uploaded content: a pencil, rectangle, and circle. You can also choose a line type, width or add a splashing color.
Goodie is a powerful web development service that allows you to have your website designed and coded by professionals from only $999. Everybody is looking to receive top quality for a reasonable price and this is what you will receive from this team of professionals. Goodie’s approach to help you is different: it hires only experienced web developers and lets them cooperate directly with you.