Top 5 Tools Every WordPress Designer Should Use

5 Tools Every WordPress Designer Should Use

Designing a website is a complicated matter.

With dozens of different variables to keep in mind. Ranging from the actual site’s design to the code which is supposed to execute and render such design. Having a couple of tools that are supposed to simplify your life is mandatory for a WordPress designer.

In this small guide, we’re going to dissect and properly analyze 5 of the major tools which are definitely going to help you with creating a fantastic looking website or native application. Let’s analyze the absolute best (and cheapest) ones for your graphic design needs.

5 Tools Every WordPress Designer Should Use

Figma

Figma is a free to use tool which lets you design everything from UI, to pages, to full projects.

Figma is a free to use tool which lets you design everything from UI, to pages, to full projects. The tool is fully developed with web assembly. It has been nominated as the most groundbreaking design platform of 2018.

Being extremely intuitive and easy to use, Figma is ideal for front-end developers who are looking for a quick way to develop and implement their design into their layouts. Not only the tool will let you export your code with direct CSS properties link. But it will automatically adapt it to your layout setup (flexbox/grid).

Figma works by using all the major features of Adobe Photoshop, XD and Sketch. Simplifying their usage whilst still maintaining the complexity and the number of features of those mentioned above.

Photoshop and suite-related programs offer more specific tools to draw and layout pages and sheets. But Figma simplifies them and makes them extremely friendly even for the non-design-savvy front-end developer. Figma is slowly making its way through and it’s set to become the industry standard for the next few years of development.

Visbug

Visbug is a free Chrome extension that lets you edit, analyze and copy/paste every CSS property into your code editor. 



This article was written by Paul Matthews and originally published on WP Pluginsify.

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