These days there is a plethora of options for those aspiring web developers who do not have any coding knowledge. The only difficulty one has to face is which one is the most suitable one. The following blog is an in-depth account of which web design platforms were popular in the last year and which ones will be the most beneficial for this year.
Elegant Themes platform has laid out as many as 88 themes for WordPress till date. The most lovable theme as of now is Divi since it provides a unique way of building visually-appealing websites. The Page Builder enables a user to allocate horizontal sections and horizontal rows within the sections and also add modules. The smart thing to do while using this platform is to edit a single template.
Designed for creative professionals, Pixpa delivers pixel-perfect portfolio websites, features a built-in eCommerce store to get you up and running in record time, and also offers client galleries and blogging tools to make the package complete.
You can do everything from one platform, powered by Pixpa’s best in class hosting and 24×7 support, instead of having to rely on multiple tools or resources to showcase your work. Get started for free with the 15-day trial.
3. DIY Themes
Only recently DIY themes launched the 2.1 version of the Thesis which is an excellent theme suitable for WordPress based sites. This extraordinary tool has 3 ace features that one can’t find in any other site making tools. Some of the unique features that DIY themes offer include the ways to rank your page higher in most common search engines, a skin or boxes to get that superb design.
4. Theme X
Theme X is considered by many as the ultimate WordPress theme. It is also nowadays one of the best themes for web development. This is the best choice for those aspiring developers who wish to use WordPress as their tool. Theme X includes many latest features like live customizer which is very effective in all site administration. Theme X has a very capable team of engineers who take regular feedback from many internet marketing experts in the building of this product. All of this feedback is then properly recorded and utilized in the shape of training material in the users’ area. All we can say is that use it to believe it.
5. IM Creator
In our view, no other platform out there is as effective as IM Creator. Its users have the choice of using the most superior design tools available today. IM Creator has a fabulous collection of design templates which can be very useful for a web developer.
The IM Creator White Label is a very helpful tool for innovative professionals. It is so simple to use that just about anyone can use it as a free user or a premium member with pro features. The free members can create a site utilizing up to 50 MB that can be published on a sub-domain. The Premium plan is more beneficial one which costs only $5.95/month and allows the users to publish their website on a separate domain. It also gives a customizable email account and allows for unlimited bandwidth and storage.
Webydo was a very popular online web design platform in the previous year. One of the main reasons for this could be that it is a B2B platform that fulfills each individual designer’s criterion for making professional websites. It has some very instinctive design features just like in Photoshop which makes it convenient for creative designers to build their site. The web designer would really enjoy working on this platform since it enables them to begin their designing work right from scratch.
Startup Design Framework is yet another exceptional platform for innovative web developers. Based on Bootstrap 3 it helps the creative designers to build small websites with a lot of ease. This amazing platform allows a user to select some elements from a large list of website components and also patch them mutually.
There are about 25 delightful full templates that are set for markup. A useful code generator would enable the user to drag-drop blocks and if all is well with your partner, you can export the end result into the code. That’s it all done.
As the name suggests Onepager is the fitting choice for those creative web developers that want to make a single-page site. Nowadays, with the advent of mobile and tablet devices, most users look to scroll down on a single page instead of clicking on a number of links to web pages. Onepager can be your best choice if you want to build a one-page website.
The websites generated with Webzai are known to be compatible flawlessly with any type of device or browser. Those web developers who are thorough with this exceptional development platform can build a custom website easily from scratch. Alternatively, they can make use of any pre-existing template and fill it up by elements of their choice. Webzai provides a top-quality and highly reliable cloud hosting to the websites of your choice.
10. Light CMS
Light CMS is a very reseller-friendly platform. To prove it, it is offering an 80% discount with the reseller plan whereas, $19 is usually charged a month for each site allowing full access to unlimited storage and pages. Users of this plan can also avail of an unlimited number of products which are allowed to be posted on shopping sites. Light CMS thus is a very attractive development platform.
Moonfruit is a very effective web development platform with a vast collection of backgrounds, images and web templates. A 10% discount is also being offered these days on some of its popular plans. Primarily the choice of plans depends on the type of your business. Small package of $10.80 and a bigger plan of $31.50 are the most in demand. However, these are standard rates exclusive of the discounts.