If your looking for a site with lots of created text designs, textfx.co is the place to go. There are 92 different text designs to choose from. Many of the designs allow you to customize the colors and styles. It's a great place to go when you're looking for the perfect graphic for the blog or newsletter.
You can create 3 designs per day for free. If you're a big fan for just $5 a month, you can create unlimited texts anytime and unlimited access to premium effects
**TextFX is a free logo design generator. Generate your own logo with our stunning premade effects. From 3D to Neon effects. Use it on your designs, posters, and website.**
**Take a look at the available text effects, and with more added on a regular basis, you no longer need to spend countless hours learning complicated software to create stunning effects for your logos**
Chalk board writing can add a nice effect with some words and phrases.
What's nice about PosterGen Chalkboard generator is that you can create cool looking chalk designs for blogs, slack and social media. You can also have these same designs printed in high quality for hanging in the office or lunchroom. It's a good way to make announcements stand out.
There are lots of configuration options, but I have found the default option to be very good.
All of our artwork is available as a gallery wrapped canvas, framed print, or a large format poster. Each of these options is additionally available in a variety of sizes to perfectly fit into your home decor.
Removing background from a photo can be tricky. Working around the face and hair can lead to jagged edges - not to mention the amount of time wasted trying to get the selection tool to find the right edge. Fortunately there is now a better way - remove.bg, a free service that does a great job on removing backgrounds.
This newly created site makes it easy to remove the background in an image. This works really well with photos taken using portrait mode on the latest iPhones.
Description from the Site:
Remove.bg is a free service to remove the background of any photo. It works 100% automatically: You don't have to manually select the background/foreground layers to separate them - just select your image and instantly download the resulting image with the background removed!
At the moment remove.bg only works for photos with at least one person in them. Sorry - please select an appropriate image.
Earlier this year, I blogged about a cool Word Cloud service, this week I found a good alternative - WordArt.com. You can create all sort of unique Word Art Shapes. Simply provide the words, select the design and be amazed at the final output.
Description from Website
WordArt.com is an online word cloud art creator that enables you to create amazing and unique word cloud art with ease.
Professional quality results can be achieved in no time at all, even for users with no prior knowledge of graphic design.
The nice thing about WordArt.com, is that you can change the final output so some would stand out more than others.
Finding the perfect for an occasion is tough when music isn't your specialty. Finding the right songs for the reunion or birthday can be time-consuming.
PlayList.Net makes it easier to generate a great playlist for any occasion or mood. You simply type in your favorite artist or situation and you'll have a lot of playlists to select from.
Description from the website:
Playlists.net is a place where playlists can be discovered and submitted by anyone with a Spotify account. It's the most popular playlist sharing site and has a very active community of curators and users who are keen to share and discover interesting playlists (that you won't find in Spotify Browse) of all genres with a focus on new music.
The site has over 170,000 playlists uploaded onto it since creation, over 400,000 registered users and up to 1.5m monthly visitors.
WolframAlpha is the place to go when you need to calculate anything. It's a great knowledge base to explore all sorts of useful information. It's great as your taping into the power of computation intelligence.
The Pro version of WolframAlpha is $5.49 a month with step-by-step solutions, increased computation time and calculator Web Apps. The Pro version also has Image Input features - which is pretty cool if you work with images. This is where you can get a detailed analyst of any image. If you upload an image with text it will extract the text from the image.
If you do any data analyst, WolframAlpha is a great tool! Also useful for students in school, where they can learn a lot more about data.
Description from their site:
Compute expert-level answers using Wolfram's breakthrough algorithms, knowledgebase and AI technology
ShortPixel allows users to batch process lots of images, with Squoosh you can only do it one at a time.
ShortPixel automatically sets the best compression, with Squoosh you have to figure out what compression doesn't ruin the image.
ShortPixel also compresses PDF documents and animated Gif files.
Squoosh allows you to play around with the settings to get the smallest possible size that works for that image, including settings for Reducing the color palette and image physical size.
Squoosh is great if you just need to compress an image for a blog or Slack. It's a quick fix tool. It would be nice if Google did offer several compression suggestions - such as "Best for Mobile" or "Image Optimized for Slack."
Dynamic Drive has all sorts of useful tools for Web Developers, including Image Optimizer, Button Maker, Image to Base64 and lot more.
There is a section of the site where you can download script files, such as creating a dynamic calendar, snow or rain effect, the Matrix Text Effect, Mouse and Cursor effects and many more. It's a great place to get a code and some unique ideas to help spice up any webpage.
Description from the site
It's Snowing - Decorate your webpage with this great animated document effect! Watch as snow gently trickles down the page, then disappear.
Cool DHTML Tooltip - This is a practical, elegant DHTML tooltip script. Use it to display additional information about a link or any other element when the mouse moves over it.
Tic-Tac-Toe - Entertain your visitors to a quick game of Tic-Tac-Toe. Comes with artificial intelligence and the ability to keep score. It's a good way to increase webpage time, which is a way to help SEO score.
Online Image Optimizer - Image Optimizer lets you easily optimize your gifs, animated gifs, jpg, and png, so they load as fast as possible on your site. You get a preview of each quality and pick the image that works best for you.
Single page reference sheets - often called Cheat Sheets - are good reference guides to common tasks. Most developers have used them when researching the latest CSS styles or figuring out the proper regular expression.
A great online resource is the Cheatography website - they have a huge selection of cheat sheets in various topics. If you think you can do better than what they have, you can also create your very own cheat sheet.
Description from their site
Cheatography is a collection of 4,488 cheat sheets and quick references in 25 languages for everything from business to food!
Each Saturday, I will highlight a fun Internet site that I really like. The basic premise is to highlight sites that I regularly visit for some purpose. All site recommendations are my own and are not sponsored by any company.