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.
A dead-handy 3D cover maker with various options including showing your book on a Kindle or smartphone.
A handy way to generate screenshots of a website on different devices.
A quick and easy way to generate strong passwords in a hurry.
For converting 10-digit ISBNs to 13-digit, and vice versa.
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).
A complete, free manual for WordPress.
A useful tool from Boxshot – this is a simple online version of the same software Bookswarm use to generate 3D covers for our clients.
Learn about how DNS works – with a comic!
Great source of free icons.
Really useful to generate as much of the traditional Latin filler text as you might need when testing a website.
Our favourite lipsum generator.
Great source of free stock images.
Free image library – featuring many images of people.
Generate precise and quick placeholder images when building a website.
A great way to get inspired about your next blog post.
A tool for simulating how a website looks on a range of different mobile screen sizes.
A good password primer with some useful tools and resources.
You should always use strong passwords – here’s a good way to do it.
A handy way of visualising how WordPress decides which template it will use to display content.
Because sometimes you need to know!
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.