37 Tools & Apps To Help Build Better Websites

If you are looking for some tools or plugins to help you create better website then look no further. Here we have compiled a collection of some useful tools and plugins to help you create better websites.
Web designers need to be up-to-date with the latest tools and technologies in order to keep their work up-to-date. Web designing is a fast developing work and loads of tools and plugins are introduced on a daily basis. It is important for the designers to keep an eye on the upcoming tools.

Below, you will find a lot of jQuery plugins as well as a variety of other tools that would improve different aspects of your work. We hope that you will find this collection useful for you. Enjoy!


TogetherJS is a free, open source JavaScript library by Mozilla that adds collaboration features and tools to your website. By adding TogetherJS to your site, your users can help each other out on a website in real time!


Create Beautiful Fullscreen Scrolling Websites.


ProtoFluid simplifies the development of fluid layouts, adaptive CSS and responsive design.


Scrolld.js is a unique open source plugin for jQuery. Scrolld.js provides a method for highly precise scrolling for pixel-perfect layouts and navigation using real-time updated data values.


Typepick is a simple webpage builder that allows you to quickly set up an an order page for your products or services. Typepick is developed and maintained by Typebig, a team with a passion for creating minimal yet extremelely usable sites.

HTML5 KickStart

Ultra–Lean HTML5, CSS, & JS Building Blocks for Rapid Website Production.


Myth is a preprocessor that lets you write pure CSS without having to worry about slow browser support, or even slow spec approval. It’s like a CSS polyfill.


An effort to make beautiful forms for web applications that make data entry less painful. Gridforms is a front-end library which handles the boilerplate necessary to build grid based forms.

Responsive Data Table

The idea of the original was to abandon the grid layout of the table and make each cell its own line. Each of those lines is labeled with a pseudo element. This creates a much taller table, requiring more vertical scrolling, but does not require horizontal scrolling.


An awesome, fully responsive jQuery slider toolkit.

Elastislide – A Responsive Jquery Carousel Plugin

Elastislide is a responsive image carousel that will adapt fluidly in a layout. It is a jQuery plugin that can be laid out horizontally or vertically with a pre-defined minimum number of shown images.


Gridless is an optionated HTML5 and CSS3 boilerplate for making mobile first responsive, cross-browser websites with beautiful typography.


The Responsinator is designed to test responsive websites on different device resolutions.


Enter the url to your site – local or online: both work – and use the controls to adjust the width and height of your viewport to find exact breakpoint widths in pixels.

Responsive Web Design Sketch Sheets


A lightweight, easy-to-use jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds.


Solo is a free project management app created for freelancers. Create contacts, manage tasks, upload files, track project progress, and keep notes – all in the same place


Collaborative design, instant API mock, generated documentation, integrated code samples, debugging and automated testing.

A Simple Device Diagram for Responsive Design Planning


The missing link between spreadsheets and vector graphics.


Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a language for sharing UI.


Scrollback is a beautiful, open source text chat service designed for communities. Scrollback chat rooms can be embedded in websites, linked with Twitter hashtags or with IRC channels.


RainLoop Webmail – Simple, modern & fast web-based email client.

Google Web Designer

Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device.


A fantastically exhaustive set of test data to measure the integrity of your plugins and themes.


annyang is a JavaScript SpeechRecognition library that makes adding voice commands to your site super-easy. Let your users control your site with their voice.


Pace is a Javascript and CSS library to automatically add beautiful progress and activity indicators for page loads and ajax navigation.

Php Image Cache

Image Cache is a very simple PHP class that accepts an image source and will compress and cache the file, move it to a new directory, and returns the new source for the image.

jQuery Fullscreen Editor

jQuery Fullscreen Editor plugin transforms textfields to customizable editors, either it can be used within a form or standalone.

Onepage Scroll

Create an Apple-like one page scroller website (iPhone 5S website) with One Page Scroll plugin.


A free online catalog and shopping cart platform developed in PHP.


Fiercely quick front-end boilerplate and workflows, HTML5, Grunt, Sass.


Keypress is an input capture library with some very special features, it is easy to pick up and use, has a reasonable footprint (~9kb), and has no dependencies.


It’s a lightweight plugin for jQuery that allows you to move in horizontal with a parallax effect while scrolling down. It’s extremely easy to setup and requires nearly no configuration.

Request For php

A HTTP request library written for human beings.


A jQuery plugin for responsive navigation.


Yet another jQuery plugin for tabs, lightweight, easy to use and with some extra features.


Access the world’s largest* collection of vector assets.


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