All released in the past year or so year, each of these free web-based apps offers a time-saving solution to many of the web design tasks you will need to perform from time to time. Without ever having to install anything, all you have to do is bookmark and save them for that day when they will be called upon.
Some of these tiny time-savers will help you to better manage your SVG icon collections, organize code snippets, randomly create profile pictures, generate CSS animations, or even translate CSS selectors into plain English.
Whatever the web design time-saver you’re looking for, then the chances are you will find it here.
Table of Contents
- CSS Layout Tools
- CSS Tools
- Color Tools
- CSS Gradient Generators
- Glassmorphism Generators
- SVG Tools
- Loader & Spinner Tools
- Screenshot Generators
- Icon Tools
- Typography & Font Tools
- Image Filter Tools
- Animation Tools
- Profile Picture Generators
- Learning Tools
- Text Editors
- Uncategorizable Useful Tools
- Share & Display Code Snippets
- GitHub Tools & Apps
CSS Layout Tools
CSS Layout Generator – Create your ideal layout in seconds with this handy online CSS tool.
Layoutit Grid – Build your ideal CSS Grid with this online tool.
Compound Grid Generator – Enter the number of columns for each of your grids, and they’ll be magically merged into a compound grid.
Web-Based CSS Tools
SmoothShadow – Use this online tool to generate incredibly smooth CSS box shadows.
CSS Stripes Generator – Use this browser-based tool to create beautiful striped patterns.
Neumorphism.io – A tool for creating Soft-UI CSS code.
zerodivs.com – Try this experimental UI editor for creating illustrations based applying styles (CSS) on a single HTML element.
clip-path Editor – This online tool will help you generate an awesome clip path.
Web-Based Pattern Generators
CSS Background Patterns – Find your new favorite background with this free CSS generator.
Basic Pattern Repository – A collection of simple and seamless SVG patterns that you can copy and paste into projects.
patternico – A web-based tool for creating seamless patterns for your projects.
PatternPad – An app for creating exportable patterns using endless variations.
Beautiful Dingbats Pattern Generator – Create seamless, royalty-free patterns to use in your projects.
CSS Background Patterns – Generate your own seamless background pattern.
Web Based Color Tools
couleur.io – An online generator to help you create “harmonizing” color palettes.
Parametric Color Mixer – Create your own custom color palette and export to CSS or SVG.
Web-Based Gradient Generators & Tools
Advanced CSS Gradient Editor – This free CSS gradient design app is full of useful features.
uiGradients – Find your favorite gradients with this collection of copy-and-paste styles.
conic.css – A collection of copy-and-paste conic gradients to enhance your projects.
Gradihunt – Find or generate the perfect CSS gradient for your projects.
Multicolor CSS Gradients – Free, lightweight, colorful and responsive backgrounds for use in your projects.
grxdients – A CSS library that makes adding gradients to your projects incredibly simple.
Glassmorphism Generators & Tools
Glassmorphism CSS Generator – Create a beautiful glass effect with the help of this handy tool.
Glassmorphism CSS Effect Generator – Create your own stunning glass effect, copy the code and be on your way.
Web-Based SVG Tools
Faux Code Generator – A tool for turning real code (GitHub Gists) into a faux code SVG.
Convert2Svg – A Simple web-based tool for converting multi-colored images to SVG files.
Warp SVG Online – Upload your SVG file and use this online tool to warp it.
SVGBox – This API makes it dead-simple to include SVG icons in your projects.
Loader & Spinner Tools
Loader Generator – Build a custom loader for your React app with this tool.
Spinners React – A tool for (you guessed it) generating animated spinners in React.
Limus – Upload your screen shots and this tool will let you view and save them at different angles.
Snippet Shot – A web-based tool that generates screenshots from you code snippets.
Icon Generators & Tools
Iconify – Upload your image and let this tool generate a custom set of app icons.
FaviconCheck – This tool will show you how your site’s favicon looks on various devices.
IconKitchen – Create your own custom app icons with this online generator.
Iconset – An app for better organizing your SVG icons.
SVG Favicon Maker – Create your own, scalable SVG favicon with this online tool.
Motion – Create animated icons with this app, available for Mac OS and Windows.
Iconsizer – Generate the right icon resolutions for all devices.
Web-Based Typography & Font Tools
Fluid Typography – Create text that scales with the window size, so that your headings look g