Website Authoring Tools
Cross Platform, Free Open Source Software Programs, That I Really Like to Use!
Web authoring program that I used when I changed all but a few of the pages on this website to html5, and responsive design for mobile devices. Mostly hand coding and copy and paste.
The web authoring program that I used to create this website. I do a mix of hand coding in the html mode, and using the wysiwyg mode, when working on a webpage. Currently supports HTML 4 and XHTML 1 DTD Transitional and Strict markup language.
Great program for editing source code! (Not cross platform - Runs in MS Windows). I use Notepad++ to hand code the CSS code for this website.
Website Traffic Stats, Search Analytics, etc.
Free Website Analysis Tool
Analysis of website: Visitors, Content, In-Site & Off-Site SEO, Usability, and more.
Use analysis tools to improve your website. But don't get too hung up on the results if they don't make sense, because some of the results may not be accurate or relevant.
Check your web page to see how it is rendered in Internet Explorer 5.5, 6, 7, 8, or 9.
The World Wide Web Consortium Validator.
I use the validator to check my html and css code after making changes to my webpages.
Palettes, Patterns, and Colors
If you are looking for color combination ideas, This is the place to check out!
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)Zen Garden
A demonstration of what can be accomplished visually through CSS based design. All the page designs on this site use the same html code. All the visual design is done by changing the CSS code and images. On the navigation bar on the right side of the Zen Garden page, click on "view all designs".
Sound editor for recording and editing sounds. You can digitize audio from old tapes and records, open and edit various sound file formats, and export your audio as wave, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis files.
Free online Optical Character Recognition tool. You can upload several different types of image files and Free OCR will extract the text from your image file.
GEO - TAG
Create HTML GeoTags for your website.
Do you have webpages or images on a webpage that are location specific.
Scanning Basics 101
A great site for information about scanning photographs and documents. Learn the fundamentals of digital images.