45 Helpful Free Online Web Generators For Designers

You know how a coding language can be a lot of pain and learning it is an even bigger one. The good thing is that every now and then there are people who come up with resources that help you along the way of development. Few of these resources are such that you do not have to learn the entire coding of CSS or CSS3 or other equivalents. Moreover, they make your work very easy which is a given because if you are not learning all of it, the job definitely is getting easier. This particular list talks about forty five free online generators for designers. We hope this list proves to be helpful and you enjoy reading the list.

CSS3GEN

CSS3Gen

Use this tool if you want to create CSS3 snippets for box shadows, text shadows and border radius. It can save you quite a lot of time and come in really handy too.

STYLIE

Stylie

Looking to create fun animations in CSS3 easily? Well, this is your stop right here. Try it out.

CSS2LESS

CSS2LESS

As the name suggests, you can use this particular tool for conversion from CSS to LESS. It’s easy and simple; all you have to do is copy and then paste.

SPRITEPAD

SpritePadSpritepad will help you create sprites as the name suggests using the drag and drop platform. You can have the sprites directly available as PNG + CSS without having the need to mess around in Photoshop and without the troubles of actually exporting it.

ON/OFF FLIPSWITCH

OnOff FlipSwitch
Using this particular tool you can easily and effectively create on and off switch using pure CSS3. Don’t worry you don’t need to know how the language works. You can also add animated transitions.

STRIPEMANIA

StripeMania

This is an online web tool based on web 2.0. You can use this to create perfect diagonal stripes if you are using those in your designs. You can choose the size and even adjust the spacing between two stripes and add color and gradient effects to top it off.

COLOROTATE

ColoRotate

This is basically a tool for you to generate colors. All you have to do are a few clicks and you should be able to analyze colors and their composition, you can extract and adjust colors according to your needs and even share them if you so wish.

TABS GENERATOR

Tabs Generator

If you are looking for an easy way to create tabs, this is as easy as it gets. You can choose the size, height and width, colors, corners and even their rounding, border color and fill color and generate the tab. Use the code in your CSS style sheet and voila.

 CSS3 GRADIENT GENERATOR V2.0

CSS3 Gradient Generator v2.0

As the name suggests, you should be able to create gradients with this particular tool. You are provided with an easy-to-use graphical interface and you should be able to view your gradient in real-time as you make changes.

CSS3 GENERATOR

CSS3 Generator

You can use this minimalistic design CSS3 Generator for that very purpose. It also works in older browsers so you don’t have to worry about upgrading.

STRIPED BACKGROUNDS

Striped Backgrounds

This is another tool for making stripes. If you want stripes in your background you don’t need to look ahead. Create striped backgrounds right here.

BGPATTERNS

BgPatterns

If you are looking for a tool to quickly create patterns on your background then this is it for you. It is easy to use and really quick.

STRIPE GENERATOR 2.0

Stripe Generator 2.0

As the name suggests, this is yet another tool for creating stripes. You can even use the created file in Photoshop if you want. Create stripes just the way you want them.

TYPETESTER

TypeTester

You can display multiple fonts at the same time on your screen using this tool allowing you to make a clean and clear comparison if you are confused. Quite convenient I must add.

FAARY

Faary

You can use Faary to create unlimited forms in a matter of minutes. It is free to use too and it is really quick.

PATTERNIFY

Patternify

This is a pattern generating tool. The best bit is that you don’t even need an image file; the code is all you will need.

COLOR SCHEME DESIGNER

Color Scheme Designer

Ever had that aesthetic block where you just can’t figure out what color goes with what color, what matches and what does not etc.? Well, this particular tool is here for you to help. It should help you figure out the color schemes.

COPASO

Copaso

If you are confused about colors and want to create the perfect one, use COPASO to help you along the way.

FRESHGENERATOR

FreshGenerator

You can use this tool to create graphic elements. You can create boxes and you can make several changes to those boxes as can be seen in the image above.

FAVICON

Favicon

This particular tool is for the purposes of what its name suggests. You can create or even download from a database of many different favicon.ico icons. These are the icons that are displayed in the address bar of every browser.

CSS3 BUTTON GENERATOR

CSS3 Button Generator

Earlier we talked about tabs, well this particular tool can very well be used to create buttons just the way you would like them to be with various different customization settings.

ULTIMATE CSS GRADIENT GENERATOR

Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator

This tool comes from ColorZilla and you can use it online to create CSS gradients and you can even edit them of course.

BORDER IMAGE GENERATOR

Border Image Generator

Ever felt like wrapping your text in some sort of an image or pattern as a border? Well, this particular tool will help you achieve just that.

DOTTER

Dotter

This is a web 2.0 tool and this will help you to create backgrounds with dots on it. Well, it makes the job easy and it has loads of customizations too.

CSS TYPE SET

CSS Type Set

This is a typography tool. You can use it in order to test the style of your web content. You can compare and see what looks good and what doesn’t. It will give you a hands-on look onto your web content and make your life easier.

PHP FORM

PHP Form

Trouble creating forms or don’t have enough time to write the entire code? Use this tool to help you create an HTML form in mere minutes.

CSS TRICKS

CSS Tricks

Use this particular tool to create buttons and give them a rounded effect if it is to your liking; add colors and change text colors with many more customizations.

AJAX LOADING GIF GENERATOR

AJAX Loading GIF Generator

If you are looking to create your AJAX loader icon, well then look no further. This tool is perfect when it comes to free tools.

COLOR COMBOS

Color Combos

What color combinations look the best on your website? Place multiple colors together and check it out for yourself.

COLOR PALETTE

Color Palette

Choose a base color and this particular tool will create 10 different shades of that color for you. It is an easy way to come with a nice palette of course if you are working with similar colors.

CREATE GRAPH

Create Graph

What’s awesome about charts is that they have the visual impact that words cannot have. Besides, they somehow add authenticity too. Graphs are often used when it comes to statistics and many other things. If you want to create one for your website, use this tool.

CSS LAYOUT GENERATOR

CSS Layout Generator

Use this tool to help you design the structure of your website. It uses HTML and CSS. It is very customizable. You can create layouts with up to three columns including headers and footers. Doesn’t get easier than this.

EMAIL ICON AND SIGNATURE GENERATOR

Email Icon and Signature Generator

It does exactly what the name suggests and it makes it way easy too. You’ll have everything ready in a jiffy.

GRADIENT MAKER

Gradient Maker

Use this particular website in order to create gradients. We have discussed that before too but the more the merrier.

GRADIENT IMAGE MAKER

Gradient Image Maker

Here is yet another tool for you to make gradients but compared to the others this one offers a lot more customization. You can also make stripes and add gradient effects in 3D.

COLORSCHEMER ONLINE V2

ColorSchemer Online V2

This is another tool to help you figure out your color schemes.

VARIABLE GRID SYSTEM

Variable Grid System

Use this tool to generate the CSS grid of your site. The file generated is based on 960 Grid System.

CSS3 GENERATOR V1.6

CSS3 Generator V1.6

This tool does exactly as the name suggests. Use it to create the smaller components of your website. Mostly it has to do with boxes, text and gradients.

CSS3.0 MAKER

CSS3.0 Maker

If you are willing to mess with your CSS properties and curious to find out the results, you this tool. Besides, the tool looks pretty cool. You should be able to create a simple CSS stylesheet using this one.

BGMAKER

BgMaker

Use this particular tool to make backgrounds. You can even use pixel art if you are familiar with it. You can create a tiled background and then download the file to further use it.

COLOR SCHEME GENERATOR

Color Scheme Generator

This one is another tool for you mix and match color schemes.

COLOR PALETTE GENERATOR

Color Palette Generator

This tool is rather interesting. Suppose you are looking to match your colors with the background. All you do is upload that background here and it will create an appropriate palette for you.

YAML BUILDER

YAML Builder

This is where you see the developed of YAML based CSS layouts.

BLUEPRINT GRID CSS GENERATOR

Blueprint Grid CSS Generator

As you can see in the introduction, ‘This tool will help you generate more flexible versions of Blueprint’s grid.css and compressed.css and grid.png files. Whether you prefer 8, 10,16 or 24 columns in your design, this generator now enables you that flexibility with Blueprint.’

WORDPRESS THEME GENERATOR

Wordpress Theme Generator

Last but not the least, the most important aspect of your blog, the theme. This generator will create your own personal WordPress theme. You don’t need to know HTML, JavaScript, CSS or PHP in order to use this tool.


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2 Comments

  1. shaun martin says:

    Wow that is awesome. thnx for the tips. much easier than coding from scratch :)

  2. Elliott says:

    Wow! There’s a fair few helpers there thanks for sharing