Free Website Building Tools
There are a huge number of free tools out there to help you build your site. Some of
the ones I've included can be used online, others downloaded.
Like the name says, you can within seconds create a favicon
from any image on your computer with this free online tool. They even can create
an animated favicon for you!
HTML - Kit
- Text Editor
Probably the most recommended free text editor around. This
offers many features normally only found in expensive editors and there are a
ton of plug ins available if you need it to do a bit more. Very customizable.
Editor - Text Editor
Shows syntax highlighting, lets you edit multiple
documents, multi-level undo / redo, search and replace and a lot more!
Quickly and easily reduces the file size of gifs, animated
gifs, jpgs, and pngs. You can either upload an image from your hard drive or optimize
one already online.
Need to know what font is used in an image? Upload the file to What
The Font and it'll tell you the closest match in it's database!
and HTML Character Codes
Can't remember how to make a ©, ™ or
® ? Lots of symbols and non-english letters can only be written with these
codes, this handy chart makes it easy to find the one you need.
Don't let the old freeware look fool you, Xenu's Link Sleuth
is one of the handiest tools I use. It can check every link on your site, even
exclude the ones you don't want checked and sends back an easy to read report.
(Server Side Include) Viewer
Instead of having to install a personal server
on your PC, just use this freeware tool to preview your full page (including the
included part) locally on you Windows system.
time saver! The tools are used just like your IE favorites. Change your resolution,
validate your page and more with a just a click. If you like these Search Google
for Favelets or Bookmarklets.
There are a ton, and they're free!