We’ve gathered together some useful resources to help you bring your website to life. You’ll find tools to help you source images, create test content and address technical aspects of your website.

Am I Responsive

A handy way to generate screenshots of a website on different devices.

Bowker ISBN converter

For converting 10-digit ISBNs to 13-digit, and vice versa.

Creative Commons Search

Offers convenient access to search Flickr, Google Images and other sites for images you can use in your website (remember many of them may require you to credit the photographer).

Free Online 3D Book Cover Maker

A useful tool from Boxshot – this is a simple online version of the same software Bookswarm use to generate 3D covers for our clients.


Really useful to generate as much of the traditional Latin filler text as you might need when testing a website.


A great source of placeholder images – ideal when testing your website or e-mail template.


A tool for simulating how a website looks on a range of different mobile screen sizes.

Strong Password Generator

You should always use strong passwords – here’s a good way to do it.

The WordPress Template Hierarchy – A Mini Resource

A handy way of visualising how WordPress decides which template it will use to display content.

What’s My Browser

If we ever need to know what browser you are using, this is the best way to find out and share it with us.


The Open Source Content Management System that powers almost all Bookswarm projects.