Use this handy reference to find Web sites to help you with the many aspects of Web design. Next to each Web site name is its address, which you can click to point your browser to that site.

Software for Web site design

Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop Elements,

Adobe Dreamweaver,

Google Analytics, Google’s free traffic-tracking service,

FireFTP, free ftp program,

WS_FTP, professional FTP program for Windows,

CuteFTP, free ftp program for Windows,

Fetch, Great FTP program for Macintosh,

Blogging programs


Joomla, more than just a blogging solution, Joomla is an open-source content management system (CMS),

Movable Type,



Domain registration and hosting services




Network Solutions,

Rackspace Professional Web Hosting,

Video and animation software and services

Flash Arcade, flash showcase

Flash Kit, flash tools


Windows Media, by Microsoft

Vimeo, video hosting service,

YouTube, video social networking site,

Audio and podcasting services

Audacity, free audio recording and editing program,

Gcast, free service,

iTunes, podcasting, music, movies, and more from Apple

My Podcast Recorder, free download,

Podcast Alley,

Podcast Network,

Podcasting Tools,

SolidCasts, free service,

Advertising networks

Chitika, search-targeted advertising network

Commission Junction, affiliate advertising,

Google AdSense,

LinkShare Affiliate Advertising,

Amazon Associates, affiliate ads and product links,

Ecommerce Services

Google Checkout, offers simple ‘buy now’ buttons and shopping cart,

PayPal, International payment service with buy now buttons and shopping cart integration,

Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, one of the largest providers of ecommerce on the Web,

Sell on Amazon, offers a range of ecommerce services,

PayLoadz, specialized ecommerce service for selling digital goods, such as videos and ebooks,

ProStores, eBay’s ecommerce service,

Traffic Reporting Services

Google Analytics, the most popular traffic tracking service and it’s free


Yahoo! Web Analytics,



Web Browsers

Microsoft Internet Explorer,

Mozilla Firefox,

Apple Safari (Mac only),

Google Chrome,

Browser Archive,

Web Browser Online Testing Services

Adobe Browser Labs,


Cross Browser Testing,

Xenocode Browser Sandbox,

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