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As web designers, web developers and graphic designers we are constantly looking at for those new resources, tools and application that can help us increase our productivity while working on client or personal work.

Down below is a quick look at some the recently created resources that really deserve your attention — everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in HTML5, CSS, frameworks, mobile developments, other great design and development tools and for those WordPress lovers I’ve also includes some themes and plugins and lastly I’ve added some fonts, ui kits and icons.

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins

International Telephone Input


International Telephone Input is a jQuery plugin for entering and validating international telephone numbers. It adds a flag dropdown to any input, which lists all the countries and their international dial codes next to their flags. Dropdown appears above or below the input depending on available space/scroll position.



Rekapi is a library for making and DOM animations with JavaScript, as well as CSS @keyframe animations for modern browsers.

jQuery Face Detection Plugin


jQuery Face Detection Plugin detects faces on images, videos and canvases to get theirs coordinates. It tracks a face and outputs the coordinate positions of the face model as an array. We believe that face recognition will open up a ton of possibilities in how we interact not just with each other.



Hamlet lets you create simple, powerful reactive templates. It uses CoffeeScript, has a small footprint, and is a great fit for smaller projects, as well as large ones.



Melchior.js is module loader with a Chainable Module Definition API that lets you get rid of long lines of AMD declaring and duplicate module names. It’s easy to get started, easy to configure, and just 3KB when minified.



Walkway.js is an easy way to animate your simple SVG elements. It includes built-in easing functions, and also has options for selector and duration.



Dropcap.js makes it simple to add drop caps to your online typography, like many print designs. You can specify different fonts for the dropcap and paragraph type, as well as baseline position and height.

Desktop, Mobile, Web Apps & Browsers Extensions

Monodraw – Mac App – Beta


Monodraw allows you to easily create text-based art – like diagrams, layouts, flow charts and visually represent algorithms, data structures, binary formats and more. Because it’s all just text, it can be easily embedded almost anywhere.

MailChimp Snap – iOS App – Free


Snap is a iOS app that allows you to send simple, photo-based email campaigns straight from your phone. You simply snap a photo of something your customers will love. plus you can also use a photo from your camera roll or grab one from your Instagram feed, you can then just tell them all about it by adding a quick note to go along with the photo. Also you can include a link to the product or to your website, and pick an email template.

With this app you can send it to the right people, send to your whole MailChimp list, a segment of your list, or pick specific customerswho will be excited to hear from you, this app will need you to have MailChimp account to play around with it.

Rooms – iOS App – Free


Rooms lets you create places for the things you’re passionate about. Pick a topic, customize the look and feel, be whoever you want to be and share with others. It’s perfect for the things you love and interests that make you unique.

ZorroSVG – Web App – Free


ZorroSVG makes it easy to add masks to your SVG images. It makes it possible to create images with PNG-like transparency while maintaining small file sizes.

Pronounceable Password Generator – Web App – Free


Pronounceable Password Generator is a simple service that produces pseudo-random passwords that have some elements that can actually be pronounced, hopefully making them easier to remember.

Pawnmail – Your Mail App – Free (but please donate to this service)


Pawnmail is a free email host for custom domains. They offer up 2GB of storage and will remain free forever.

Palletab – Chrome Extentsion – Free


Palletab is a Chrome extension which uses Google fonts and amazing ColourLovers palettes to inspire you with fresh and clean inspiration every time you hit that new tab button!

CSS, HTML, Frameworks & Other Great Tools



CSSplot lets you plot points on a chart purely with CSS. It works for bar charts, vertical bar charts, and scatter plots.

Material UI


Material UI is a CSS framework and set of React components that incorporate Google’s Material Design. Components included in this framework are buttons, drop downs, menus, switches, toolbars plus plenty more components.



SoundKit is a professional sound library designed for UI projects that has 300 professional, royalty free sound effects, designed for use in mobile and desktop app design. Each sound has been custom crafted for UI applications. Designed to sound great on mobile devices as well as high end speakers.



Interchange uses media queries to dynamically load responsive content that is appropriate for different users’ browsers.



Sketchfab is the leading platform to publish, share and embed interactive 3D content, anywhere online. Millions of people make 3D models or scan the real world in 3D, why would they share this in 2D? What YouTube did for video makers, or SoundCloud for musicians, Sketchfab wants to do for creators of 3D content.

You can upload files in almost any 3D format, directly on or using one of their exporters, in order to upload from your favorite 3D creation tool. Once your models are on Sketchfab, you can embed them on any web page, and share them on other platforms like Tumblr, WordPress, Bēhance, Facebook, Kickstarter, LinkedIn, deviantART.



Fabric is a flexible, modular set of mobile development tools called “Kits” that help you make your app more stable, add social features like sharing and login, and turn your app into a business with easy monetization.



Ionic is a powerful HTML5 native app development framework that helps you build native-feeling mobile apps all with web technologies like HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Ionic is focused mainly on the look and feel, and UI interaction of your app. That means Ionic aren’t a replacement for PhoneGap or your favorite Javascript framework. Instead, Ionic simply fits in well with these projects in order to simplify one big part of your app: the front end.

Firefox OS


Firefox OS is an open source technology that empowers developers to build flexible mobile apps based on open web standards (JavaScript, CSS, HTML5).To develop Firefox web app you don’t need to learn proprietary SDKs and work with them as in the case of iOS or Android. You just need to know open web standards that are considered to be basic programming language for an expert web developer.Webix library uses the same web standards as Firefox OS since it’s a JavaScript framework that is based on HTML5 and CSS3.

WordPress Plugins & Themes

WP Analytics Pro – Free Plugin


The WP Analytics Pro plugin will display various statistical information in graphical chart inside the admin section, the various information you will see are the WordPress basic contents, user details, BuddyPress details, bbpress forum topics & Voter Plugin details.

For the user related chart it will contain chart for New User Registration, User Delete, Login, Logout, Password etc. Related to wordpress basic content charts for New Posts, Comments, Posts Update/Trash, Comment Trash/Spam etc and if the buddypress plugin activated then it will display BuddyPress charts for BuddyPress Activity, New Updates, Birth Chart, Forum Post, Topic, New Group Joined, Profile Photo, Profile Update, Media Upload, Message, Friend Request, Notification, Gift etc. Also display statistical chart for Voter Plugin which display up & down voting date wise.

Aweber Forms by MailMunch – Free Plugin


AWeber Forms by MailMunch allows you to painlessly add AWeber sign up forms to your WordPress site. The form captures the lead and sends it to specific AWeber lists automatically. You can set it to no op-in, opt-in, or double opt-in. You can add forms to posts, pages or sidebar, and also open it as a popup or top bar. Simply sign up and connect your AWeber account into the plugin admin settings and it will pull in all your AWeber lists. From there you can choose the lists you want to make forms for.

Easy Feature Lists – Free Plugin


With this plugin you can easily create reusable feature or check lists that you can add to any post or page. This plugin is great websites that has houses, hotels, cars, products, and anytime you want to display a set of items that each have a subset of a group of features.


Astero utilizes Ajax technology and local caching for fast loading of weather forecasts that supports a fixed location or user geolocation. Create stunning weather widgets with animated backgrounds, custom images or a clean and minimalist look easily with the shortcode builder. Scripts and styles are loaded conditionally to minimize HTTP requests, and Html5 caching is enabled to increase loading speed and avoid API call limits. Use as a widget, shortcode, or both!


Cool Timeline Posts for WordPress is a powerful plugin used for inserting posts with ease. Posts are displayed in beautiful design using SVG vector graphics. Plugin supports WooCommerce products and custom taxonomies and combines them with the sharpest high definition display graphics. Ultra fast interface! Fully responsive! Visual Composer for WordPress is also supported! Create your designs with easa using the backend or the frontend editor.


WP Shuttr is a perfect coming soon and under construction plugin to showcase you images, products, menus, services and portfolio is if your website is not ready yet. Take advantage of the coming soon landing page to promote them and gain subscribers using the built is subsciption form with Mailchimp and Campaign Monitor Support. Gain more social followers with the social icon link features that are aesthetically displayed for every visitors.

Cutlass – Starter Theme – Free


Cutlass is a WordPress Starter Theme with the power of Laravel’s Blade templating engine included, allowing you to develop WordPress sites more quickly then you ever have before. It includes HTML5 syntax, Bootstrap and Font Awesome by default.

Albar – Free Theme


Albar is a responsive multipurpose WordPress theme. You can use Albar to build a business website, portfolio website, online store or a simple blogging website which adapts nicely to all devices. We’ve integrated with some powerful plugins like SiteOrigin’s Page Builder, WooCommerce, Contact Form 7 and more.

FlatOn – Free Theme


FlatOn is inspired by flat design trend and comes with modern and responsive design. This theme also has two different colour schemes. It uses skeleton framework for grids which keeps minimal css. Stylesheet is generated using SASS and so stays DRY. This theme is best suited for Corporate/Business/Blog sites. Supports theme options panel and comes with lots of options. Has 4 Footer Widget Areas, allows Custom CSS via theme option panel.


Vilan is a professional business, eCommerce and forum theme for WordPress built with Bootstrap and powered by Visual Composer. The theme design is flat and simple with vibrant color and custom modules specially created for easy content creation. The primary colors used are blue and dark grey specially chosen because of their visual influence on the user and their contribution to a better browsing and shopping experience. The shop module is powered by the well known WooCommerce plugin and the forum module is powered by the famous bbPress.


LeTour is a WordPress magazine theme with a clean and modern design, It’s been created for magazines, news and blogs sites but due to it’s superb flexibility this theme allows you to create any type of websites for any purpose. This theme features a very clean & responsive design which will look awesome on any device.

This theme contains a bunch of easy to configure options to make your site unique. The theme has options for typography, theme colours, home page and many other settings. You can also have a image sliders in any page or post. You can also set any video as a post thumbnail simply with it’s embeding code.


Shakenup –Multipurpose One Page WordPress Theme. Shakenup is a premium, creative, ultra-responsiv WordPress theme, that offers you one page and multi-page layouts with the latest and most powerful. Shakenup provide you a simple and modern look on all devices. Shakenup includes of possible setups and HTML files Increased ability to customize for you. Shakenup is suitable for Personal Portfolio, Creative Agency, Designer Portfolio, Illustrator Portfolio, Photographer Portfolio and more. What are you waiting anymore experience “Shakenup” our theme.

Design Pieces – Icons, UI’s & Typography

Anke Sans – Free Font


Libre Caslon – Free Webfont


Tamswhd – Free Font


Fins – Free Font


Shadow – Free Font


Jimmy – Free Font


Doug – Font $8


Avera Sans Font Family – Font Family $10 for Personal or $20 for Commercial


Workhorse – Fonts from $35


Tobogan – Fonts from $30


Orev – Fonts from $39


SVG Developer Icon Set


340 Freebies! Touch Icon Set


Diagram Template .Sketch File


Linkedin Redesign – UI Kit


PSD Freebie UI Kit



45+ New HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for November 2014 Part 1