Thirumalesh Prasad C G Thirumalesh Prasad C G, December 4, 2019

Best Website Design Tools 2020

Building a website is a new trend in this highly competitive era. Technology is attaining new heights every way and building up a website is getting easier day by day. There were times when making a website used to cost you a lot of time, efforts and sometimes money too. With the change of time and technology, 

there are some virtual tools and software available in the online market that has made is a piece of cake. Here we are showcasing a list of such tools, which have transformed this hectic task in a soothing process. Kindly check out the following points given below to know these awesome tools available that can help you in designing and building up your website:

1. Wix (Free & Paid)

Wix is undeniably one of the best tools if you want to build a website and do not know how to code. It is a highly popular website building platform as it is serving approximately 150 million users residing in 190 countries. It has some awesome features like a wide range of pre-built designs, an easy animation insertion process and ADI (Artificial Design Intelligence).

2. Wordpress (Free & Paid)

Wordpress is widely known for being an open-source platform that can be used to launch any website. In April 2019, the platform was used by 33.6% of the top 10 million web platforms across the entire globe. It is blessed with some fabulous options like millions of ready-made templates, 55k+ plugins, easy third-party integrations.

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3. Weebly (Free & Paid)

Weebly is a completely hosted platform which is famous for online business across the world. This platform is nearly 12 years old and has a record of serving almost 50 million sites across the globe. It packs completely customizable as well as responsive templates along with inbuilt SEO guides are some perks you will get while using this platform.

4. Squarespace (Paid)

Squarespace is used to set up marvellous websites without the need for any coding knowledge. It is serving from the past 15 years and has undoubtedly done a fabulous job in the following niche. Squarespace has some ravishing facilities such as mobile editing, offline changes synchronization, Template switching at any point, and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor.

5. Webflow (free & Paid)

Webflow is a newly launched web design software in the market but is widely used as an alternative to the market-leading platform named WordPress. It allows you to use the power of coding without even writing it down, by which you can use the control of many languages such as javascript. Additional features of this platform include CMS, advanced SEO, and responsive templates.

6. Adobe DreamWeaver (Paid)

Adobe DreamWeaver is a famous offline application for web design as well as development tasks. The platform is serving since 2005. It is an excellent time saver for developers who work for building virtual platforms for cell phones, tablets, and desktops because of its grid-based responsive layouts. Additional features of Dreamweaver include flexible coding, dynamic display, and extensive integration.

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7. Rapidweaver (Paid)

Realmac Rapidwear is exclusively available for iOS platforms and is a “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) website development platform. It packs everything which can lead you towards the precession of building a marvellous website. Supporting the latest macOS technologies like iCloud, and Document Tabs, the platform is also blessed with a web icon generator, device simulator, integrated photo library, and add-on stacks.

8. openElement (Free)

openElement is a lightweight and easy to use web design-builder, which is used to build responsive websites. You will get a wide range of free templates, which will help you during your entire process. It also packs some powerful functionalities including image optimization, CSS and HTML5 support, element editing and more.

9. Google Web Designer (Free)

Google Web Designer is a standalone application for all the major operating systems, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. It is used for creating the CSS3 animations on all the HTML-5 based ads. It was released back in 2013 and has powered more than 7500 websites. Some of the highlights of this platform are its interactive interface, convenient design, and intuitive animation.

10. Sketch (Free & Paid)

The sketch was introduced in 2009 and is currently known as the best web design application of the current era. It is specially designed for Mac operating systems and is entirely focused on helping people to create high-resolution vector images and web templates. The sketch is blessed with some powerful functionalities such as mirroring features, intuitive editor, and one-click exports.

11. Adobe Photoshop (Paid)

Adobe Photoshop is undeniably one of the most famous website design and image editing tools of all time. It is a premium web design application that packs numerous functionalities to help you out in generating marvellous web templates. You can perform many tasks like draw shapes, add images, move elements, use infinite colour combinations to craft fabulous web designs.

12. Adobe XD (Free & Paid)

Adobe XD works as a GUI (Graphical User Interface) designer, which helps you in building up different GUIs. You can quickly develop, site mockups, wireframes, screen designs, and design prototypes for your mobile applications as well as websites. It is an extremely advanced web design tool, which lets you use all of the assets as a single place, build responsive web designs, make the user experience better, and reduce manual tasks.

13. InVision Studio (Free & Paid)

Invision Studio is an awesome tool for rapidly creating live prototypes from basic images of high-fidelity prototypes. It simply allows us to design ravishing user interfaces not only for mobile applications but also for other digital interactive products. You can also build and deliver galleries, brand boards, mood boards, and style guides by using this amazing web designing tool.


Here we have showcased a list of some widely used web design tools in 2019. You can choose any of them as per your requirements and start building up your digital platform. All of these platforms have their specialities, however, they all serve the same purpose, i.e. to build a marvellous website. You can choose any of them according to your knowledge and eligibility. Just keep a single line in your mind that the web design tool must also support your future goals if you scale your website.

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Thirumalesh Prasad C G

Written by Thirumalesh Prasad C G

Thirumalesh Prasad C G (Thiru) is an entrepreneur, Founder, and CEO of Inboundsys, India's No.1 Hubspot partner agency, and an IT services company. Before starting Inboundsys, Thiru has had 12 years of experience working for various multinational IT products and services companies in India and abroad. He has been a significant member and worked as a user interface architect in designing the user interface for many web applications and products. In addition to running Inboundsys, he is also an advisory board member in a couple of other design studios and digital marketing agencies. He is a passionate blogger and a writer who loves writing on digital marketing, inbound marketing, lifestyle, philosophy, positive thinking, and motivation.

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