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The Best Tools and Services You can Find Online

There are plenty of tools and services out there that can help you to be more productive and turn out higher quality work. Too many in fact.

To help you stay on top of your game, we’ve collected this list of 15 top tools and services for 2020. You’ll find they are not only super-useful but will help you learn and be more productive as well.

1. UXPin

UXPin is a collaborative prototyping tool for UX and UI designers to create advanced prototypes that look and behave like the final product. It’s great for real-time collaboration and allows entire teams to work in-context by previewing designs, exchanging feedback in comments, giving approvals, or using the Spec mode and Documentation for a smooth designer-developer handoff.

Features Include:

  • Easily accessible built-in libraries for iOS, Material Design, and Bootstrap.
  • Fully interactive form elements, including text fields, checkboxes, and radio buttons to replace the need to draw static imitations.
  • Vector drawing tools that enable users to draw and combine vector shapes to create everything from icons to beautiful illustrations.

2. BeTheme

BeTheme is one of the best choices you could make, not simply because of its size – it is after all the biggest WordPress theme of them all, but because of its 40+ powerful core website-building features. It is fast, super-flexible, and ideal for beginners and advanced website designers alike.


  • Its most popular core feature is its more than 500+ pre-built websites which cover 30 industry sectors, a wide variety of business niches, and all major website types
  • The powerful Muffin Builder 3 page builder is another highlight and the popular WPBakery page builder is an option
  • A powerful Admin Panel provides all the flexibility you’re ever likely to need.

3. Mobirise Website Builder

Mobirise provides a wealth of HTML themes and homepage templates to work with, your site will be lightning-fast and 100% mobile-friendly, and no coding is necessary. Why choose Mobirise as your website builder? Here are 3 reasons well worth considering.

  • Mobirise is an offline builder. All you have to do to use it is to download it, after which you can use it in any way you want.
  • Mobirise is free. You don’t have to pay to download it; you don’t have to pay to use it; and it’s free for both personal and commercial use.
  • You’re not held hostage to a single platform or service provider. You have total control over how you go about creating and publishing your site.

4. Dr. Link Check

Dr. Link Check helps you track down broken and malicious links on your website by crawling through your site’s entire code and giving each link a thorough examination. It checks for proper formatting, server response time, SSL certificate validity, error codes (404, 500, etc.) and more.

Dr. Link Check can save you a great deal of trouble by finding problems that need fixing before you go online.

5. Uncode – Creative Multiuse WordPress Theme

Uncode is a great choice for creating portfolio and blogging sites, magazine-style sites, and sites for agencies and small businesses.

Uncode’s key features include:

  • A powerful front-end editor
  • Adaptive images and advanced grid systems
  • 400+ Wireframes Sections

6. LayerSlider

This premium multi-purpose animation platform allows users to create sliders, image galleries, landing pages, popups and more. LayerSlider offers a variety of layout options, and since it’s device friendly, your designs will look great on smartphones, tablets, and on desktops as well.

Everything is drag and drop and no coding is required, plus there’s a nice selection of templates to work with, including simpler ones for beginners.

7. Stockfresh

Stockfresh is a stock photo agency that features an inventory of millions of photos, images, and vectors at competitive and affordable prices. There are 30 categories to choose from, ranging from animals and architecture, to icons and industry, to travel and transportation – with more to come.

You can sign up today at no cost to see what Stockfresh has to offer. You won’t be disappointed.

8. XStore | Multi-Purpose WooCommerce WordPress Theme

XStore is a “King-size” WooCommerce theme in all respects. It’s a perfect solution if your goal is to open an online store. This amazing tool gives you more than 90+ good-to-go shops to work with together with a nice selection of premium plugins, a single product page builder, and a host of product demos to inspire you or to work from.

9. Slider Revolution

Slider Revolution Version 6.0 offers a new way to build rich, dynamic website content in no time at all and without any need for coding experience. You’re not limited to creating sliders either.

With Slider Revolution’s 500 ready-to-go templates, its 2,000 royalty-free element object library, and 20+ amazing addons you can create sliders, carousels, content modules, hero headers, and even complete websites.

10. 8b Website Builder

8b is new. Thanks to its slick, modern UI it’s easy to work with. You can use 8b on your desktop or on your mobile device, or both. It’s an especially good choice for building websites for portfolios, photos, agencies, music bands, lawyers and others!

Since 8b is free to use at the moment, you might as well download a full site copy now and host it wherever you like.

11. Movedo Theme

Movedo is a clean, modern theme featuring excellent flexibility, a host of responsive options, and an enticing variety of out-of-this world special effects and animations including scrolling, mouse, and column movement.

This premium theme by a top-rated author even has a knowledge base with a quick search capability that you can access to help you create website designs that absolutely rock!


One of the “joys” in a web designer’s life is finding a font he or she falls in love with without knowing its name or where to find it. Recreating it is one possible (and possibly troublesome) solution. WhatFontis offers a better way.

This service has indexed more than 600,000 fonts. By using its automatic character recognition capability, it can preview your text, identify the font, and even find a good alternative to an expensive one.

13. Goodiewebsite

There are plenty of situations in which the best way to build a high-quality website and get it up and running quickly is to turn its requirements, specifications, or designs over to a developer or development platform.

The Goodiewebsite platform is there to help web designers who are looking for a reliable partner, or small business owners in need of a simple WordPress, WooCommerce, or e-commerce website to acquire an online presence.

14. Heroic KB – Knowledge Base Plugin

A hallmark of excellent customer service is the ability to give customers quick responses to their questions or requests for information. FAQ pages that can do this are few and far between. The Heroic Knowledge Base plugin gives you the ability to give your customers’ questions quick, accurate, and comprehensive responses 24/7. This popular plugin provides valuable actionable analytics and article feedback.

15. Rank Math

Rank Math, the only SEO plugin you need for WordPress, lets you take a break from constantly having to tweak your content in hopes of getting the search engines to give your site a more favorable ranking. Rank Math gives you a variety of SEO-enhancing tools to work with including WooCommerce SEO and Local SEO options and will save you a ton of time and keep your blood pressure under control.

There are many tools and services that will help you minimize cost, save time, make your business operate smoothly, or all the above. The more useful and time-saving these tools are, the more time you will have to focus on priority tasks.

With this list of top 15 tools and services for 2020 in hand, we hope you can find one or more tools or services that will help you work faster and more efficiently and even a bit more intelligently.

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