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Web designing gives the power to create digital environments that encourage user activity. Web design refers to the creatives that are displayed on the internet. A web designer is responsible for transforming concepts/ideas of websites into responsive and interactive web pages.

Web Design

Below is a list of web designing tools that we use to create visually appealing and futuristic pages.

WordPress

WordPress is the most known Content Management System (CMS) that can help you build a website quickly. Some features of WordPress are as follows:

  1. You can embed any type of media file on the page’s content area. There is also no limit on the number of pages, posts, etc.
  2. It is an open-source platform where you can find lots of free plugins that can improve the functionality of your website. 
  3. Working with WordPress doesn’t require any prior experience in coding, and this platform is mainly used for creating blogging websites for individuals or organizations.

Even though the website is open source, there are some costs related to building and running a website on the WordPress platform.

Figma

Figma

Figma is an online web designing tool that enables users to edit and prototype website designs. This tool empowers the collaborative effort of the web designing team. You can collaborate in brainstorming ideas and create prototypes and share them with other collaborators for feedback using the same tool. Some important features include:

  1. You can collaborate with developers (for free) at the commencement of the design process to understand the requirements better.
  2. The API plugin enables collaborators to make their own plugins or use the resources from the user community to improve the functionality of the tool.
  3. Other features include auto layout, template library, ease of collaboration, etc.

Canva

Canva is the most popular design platform. This tool can help you to create visuals for your website. Some features of Canva are as follows:

  1. You can combine multiple images and build creative montages
  2. Various customizable templates can be used for the creation of designs. 
  3. This tool also uses a drag-and-drop feature to add elements to a design draft.

You can use the basic version of the tool for free or you can subscribe to the paid version to enjoy premium features.

Adobe XD

One of the most critical steps in website designing is prototyping. These prototypes act as a temple for the real website. Adobe XD is a vector-based prototyping tool that enables users to visualize their designs and evaluate the user experience. Some other features of Adobe XD are as follows:

  1. This tool allows for adding animations, building design systems, and responsive web designs.
  2. Using Repeat Grid, you can duplicate all types of lists and galleries for different web pages
  3. You can import files from Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator and Sketch.

You can avail a free started plan of Adobe XD and create a limited number of projects. You can go for a plan that includes the complete suite of Adobe Creative Suite that includes Dreamweaver, XD, and Photoshop.