Thinking of creating your own personal or professional business website? With all the online technologies available, some of which are free, you may even be tempted to design the website on your own.
If you have decided to take the plunge and design your website, here are some popular tools you may consider using:
- Fireworks is a bitmap and vector graphics editor from Adobe available for Mac and Windows operating systems. It is designed to integrate easily with other former Macromedia products, such as Dreamweaver and Flash. Designed specifically for professional web designers, Fireworks has many tools and options that can help you create a full website layout.
- Dreamweaver is, as Adobe’s website claims, the industry-leading web authoring and editing software that provides both visual and code-level capabilities for creating websites. Dreamweaver is also available for both the Mac and Windows operating systems and it integrates with other popular Adobe products such as Photoshop and Illustrator, allowing the user to share smart objects for facilitating the web design workflow.
- Photoshop is one of the most popular graphics’ editors available for the Mac and Windows operating system. Created initially for professional photographers, it is ideal for creating web graphics. Photoshop has all the necessary tools and options you may need such as: filters, brushes, and different actions scripts, just to name a few.
- CSSedit focuses mainly on style sheets and offers a wide range of features for any experience level. The Selector Builder tool and the advanced visual editors will easily help beginners understand CSS. For those more seasoned, the Live Preview tool will help them to create their websites more quickly.
- Bluefish Editor is a free and open source code editor, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.
No matter what tool you use, to create your design you should always make sure to have the web development done by professionals. At CodeMyIMAGE, we have experience in virtually all web design tools and we can help you code a website that reflects your style and business needs.