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The Tools And Resources You Need For A Successful Website or Application

Whenever you start a new project, you always wish that this one will be the best you ever do. Luckily for you, we have a list of tools and resources that are guaranteed to make all your projects better and easier than ever before.



If you’re looking for a WordPress theme that is both flexible and powerful, look no further than BeTheme. This product of the innovative and creative team over at Muffin Group will live up to the highest standards. Highly customizable via the Muffin Builder and other compatible Visual Composers, BeTheme is easy to use even without any specialized knowledge of web design. Creating your website is easy with the 180+ pre-made layouts with one click installation and the 20 different header styles. And when all is done you will have a user-friendly, responsive and fast website, Muffin Group has worked hard to make it so. What’s more, if you run into any issues with your purchase at any point, Muffin Group has set up customized support for BeTheme and its other purchases. Get in touch with them right away and if the community won’t answer in one of the forums immediately, you’re sure to receive expert advice in 24 hours straight from the source.

Jupiter business WordPress theme


Starting your own website has never been this easy. The new Jupiter business WordPress theme delivers high quality features that are fast and reliable. Designed by a hard working team, Jupiter was created with user experience in mind. Visually pleasant and intuitive, the theme comes with more than 50 themes from different niches and comprises over one hundred elements. No matter if you are a blogger, a freelance or an artists, Jupiter will give you the freedom to showcase your content just the way you want it. Reach out to more users and finally increase those sales figures by choosing a flexible and fast tool like Jupiter. Experiment with the new gradient titles and buttons, typefaces, fonts, cover images and coloring so you can impress your readers. Create a pricing table, a photo album, a category showcase or a customized shop with just a few clicks. Needless to say, customization is at your discretion. Paint the entire website in your brand’s colors for a unique reader experience.



Finding high resolution quality images is hard. Finding them at affordable prices is almost impossible. Almost, because Unsplash exists. This website offers you access to a repository of amazing high quality images that are completely free to use, modify and reproduce as you see fit. What’s more, every 10 days, 10 more images are added. Subscribe to their newsletter to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the perks.



Rather than learning an entire new software for prototyping web, mobile and desktop applications, you can use PowerMockup. This simple to install add-on will insert a panel into your PowerPoint, giving you access to a vast collection of elements and icons that you can freely use for your projects. PowerMockup makes sure that prototyping is quick and easy. The Bootstrap Wireframe Shapes provide you with templates for various interface components, enabling you to quickly work on low-fidelity wireframes. Browse the hundreds of outline icons if you are looking for a minimalistic design that still manages to get the message across. PowerMockup is fast, efficient and highly intuitive. Since there it virtually no learning curve, you can make sure your presentations will look on-point from your first try. The Quick Search feature of PowerMockup ensures you have everything you need right at your fingertips. The Drag & Drop motion is all you need to get started working on your project and impressing your customers.



Wufoo makes creating and managing the contact form for your website a ridiculously easy task. Thanks to its drag and drop feature, Wufoo allows you to create your form page directly from a visual composer. What’s more, Wufoo will not only help you design your form, it will also take care to create the architecture and database you need in order to run it. Wufoo will also offer you relevant statistics it has gathered along the way about how you interact with your users.

Flat Icons


Flat Icons is the go-to place for first rate icons for your project. Even though icons may seem like a small thing, they can bring an added quality to your work that can make the difference. Browse through the bundles Flat Icons offers and see which one suits your needs best. Don’t worry about the design. All icons available on Flat Icons come with a sleek, elegant design that will fit in with any project. In addition to this, the bundles come with vector files for the icons so you will be able to alter their dimensions at will without any compromise on quality. What’s more, these icons come in different formats like AI, ESP, SVG or PNG. If you want even more good news, Flat Icons also has a freebies section where you can take their icons for a test drive free of charge. Try them out right now.

Swiss Up Labs


The best Magento extensions ever created are now available on the Swiss Up Labs website. Designed by marketing professionals, the 23 modules will make your store faster and keep your customers happier. The dedicated team of experts have taken everything into consideration to meet the highest standards. The intuitive interface of all the extensions addresses the needs of both owners and clients. The modules increase your website’s performance, making it more pleasant to use and more visually attractive. What goodies are Swiss Up Labs releasing? The Product Labels extension is a creative tool for highlighting discounted products and seasonal promotions. Let all your users know they can benefit from sales and encourage more purchases with beautiful labels. Also check out the Navigation Pro module. This offers you professional menu types that were designed with user friendliness in mind. Additionally, it enables you to use an unlimited number of widgets, banners, sub-columns and links.



If you lose track of the time you spend working on various projects, you’ll find actiTIME is a true game changer. Powerful and simple, actiTIME has everything you need to track time with ease and never miss sight of a deadline again. This clever tool will even help you stay within budget by sending you friendly notifications on expenses and budget control. actiTIME comes with user-friendly timesheets that will ease your workload tenfold. It even enables users to add comments for certain tasks if they want to share them with others. The Leave Time Management allows you to keep tabs of sick leaves as well as worked hours in a neat manner. actiTIME is highly flexible, which makes it helpful both for small teams and bigger companies. If you’re ready to boost performance and stay on top of everything that is going on in the firm, you will not look back after choosing actiTIME.



Plan your time and resources wisely and you’ll notice an improvement in your business. actiPLANS promises to put you on your track to success. This corporate leave schedule tool frees you up and automates the leave time management process. That’s right, you can say goodbye to Excel spreadsheets and endlessly emailing your employees back and forth. With actiPLANS, you don’t have to worry about overlooking an employee’s leave time or being understaffed during a certain week. Managers have all the resources neatly arranged in a single chart so they are always up to speed with the most recent developments within the firm. To ask for leave time, an employee need only submit a request. The manager is notified about the submission and can reject or approve it with a simple click. actiPLANS has an appealing interface and is very intuitive. Everybody in your firm will benefit from using actiPLANS whether they’re working from the office or on the go.


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When setting out to create your very own online store, you want a tool you can trust. CloudCart is the best option for you. This eCommerce website builder will have you up and running in no time. All you have to do is register an account with CloudCart, choose a template for your website and add your products. What’s more, CloudCart offers you access to countless tools and features like a user-friendly visual composer that allows you to customize your website easily. And any additional features that they will add are free of charge. Also, CloudCart doesn’t charge any transaction fees, all you have to pay is a small monthly subscription. In case you have any problems with CloudCart or you just have some questions, feel free to contact their support system. They are available 24/7 and will help you with any issues you might have.


Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.