Darlene Massey's Favorite Web Design Resources

GoDaddy Store

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Adobe

Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium The lastest release of one of the top rated web design editors with HTML5/CSS3 compliant software, faster FTP uploads. Create for a wider range of devices and platforms.

Dreamweaver Exchange has Dreamweaver extensions such as Jquery PowerSlider for special effects, Social Share links and more.

Photoshop Family Photoshop is ... well, Photoshop, see this site to compare CS6 Extended, Lightroom 4 and Elements 11 and all of the new goodies, including working from an Ipad and your tablet.

Resources - Hardware

Wacom Professional Design Tablet  will be trying out my Wacom Large Tablet soon!

Resources - Tutorials

Lynda.com Online software training for Dreamweaver, Photoshop, In Design and much more.

W3 Schools Basic tutorials on HTML, JavaScript, PHP, SQL and more. Good quick reference.

About.com Web Design Jennifer Kyrnin writes with clarity and covers just about everything. Great subscription newsletter.

Resources - Photography

Tecca.com - Universe Photos   Universe photos¬†Beyond Earth - amazing photos of Milky Way, Space Shuttle

Dreamstime  Stock Photography - many search categories, separate light boxes available for individual projects. The light boxes can be shared via email with your clients when choosing photographs. Good forum for designers, illustrators and contributing photographers. Good Customer Service.

Royalty Free Images

 

 

 

Resources - Tools for the Toybox

HTML color codes by Computer Hope   Great listing of web colors and their hexadecimal codes. Several tools for mixing colors and determining the color scheme for your website

HTML Scripts by Dynamic Drive Date and Time, Image Effects, FavIcon Gererator, ....

Social Plug-ins by Add This Works great, new features added and good styles

Computer Dictionary  full vocabulary of computing terms, jargon and those pesky acronyms

Resources - Search Engine Optimization - SEO

Bruce Clay, Inc   Great Blog subscription - would not be without it.

Weblink SEO  Search Engine Software Package - great for keyword searchs. One fee for the entire program. No extra charges for multiple websites.

Resources - Security

Facebook Privacy From Makeuseof.com. Extremely useful Article

VIPRE - Antivirus Software    Works great. ABSOLUTELY does not slow your production down. Good newsletter too.

Instant Domain Search  Domain Search site that does not record your searches. Links to GoDaddy for a discounted purchase.

Resources - The CHORES

W3C Doctypes Correct Document Type Declaration or DTD code especially for XHTML

W3C HTML Validation Service Check under tools for CSS validation as well

W3C stands for World Wide Web Consortium and is the main standards organization for the World Wide Web other wise known as www or W3.

 

 


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