Listed below are some of our favourite tools and resources for learning, building, and inspiration.
You can find free resources such as illustrations, photos, icons, fonts, etc. Tools to build better websites. Educational materials to teach you how to make/build/create cool things.
Unsplash – Beautiful, Free Photos
Since its inception in 2013, Unsplash garnered huge praises for the quality of photos and still remains the best place for awesome photos. There’s no other site that comes close to the variety and quality of photos offered by Unsplash.
GeneratePress – Simple & Lightweight WordPress Theme
GeneratePress is a free WordPress theme that focuses on speed and usability. In addition to the free theme, they provide a premium plugin that extends the theme’s features, adding more options to help you build your websites.
Collection of fonts and typography resources.
Google Fonts consists of more than 1000 free licensed font families for using the fonts in design and via CSS for websites. Download them for use in your digital projects.
If you are subscribed to Creative Cloud service, you already have access to their library with 1000’s of fonts. Everything they offer is available for both personal and commercial use. We currently use their fonts on our website.
Lost Type Co-op
Lost Type is the first of its kind where you decide how much you want to pay for the font. More importantly, 100% of the funds from sales of these fonts go directly to the respective font designers. Lost Type has been a source for unique typefaces, with a collection of over 50 different faces from contributors all over the world.
Founded in 2011 as an independent platform for promoting talented designers. If you’re looking for display typefaces created by independent designers, you’re in the right place.
atipo foundry’s goal is to support students, graphic designers, agencies, publishers and corporations by offering both quality retail fonts and custom projects. It offers pay-what-you-want pricing policy where buyers pay their desired amount for a given font.
Graphic illustrations, tools, and guides to create your own.
Open Doodles is a set of free illustrations that embraces the idea of Open Design. You can copy, edit, remix, share, or redraw these images for any purpose without restriction under copyright or database law (CC0 license.)
Humaaans is a free library to mix-&-match illustrations of people. You can customize their positions, clothing, colors, and hairstyle to create some cool scenes. It’s made for Sketch, Figma, InVision Studio, and Adobe XD.
High-quality interface assets for designers and startup creatives. They create digital products that make your design workflow faster and easier. Both free and premium resources are available for download.
Icons 8 offers a plethora of visual resources for designers including icons, illustrations, photos, music, and design tools. They have a large collection of free resources along with premium.
Learn coding, art, science, math, and much more.
Started off with some YouTube videos teaching kids math, Khan Academy has now grown into a large nonprofit organization that provides free education to students all over the world. It offers courses in Math, Science, Arts, Computing and more ranging from Kindergarten to College.
Another nonprofit dedicated to providing access to computer science courses in schools while increasing participation by young women and students from underrepresented groups.
Awesome playground for makers! Instructables is a community for people who like to make things. Learn to make robots, build your own sound system, create custom-made furniture, and so much more.
Resources for free stock photos, learning photography, and gear review.
Since its inception in 2013, Unsplash garnered huge praises for the quality of photos and still remains the best place for awesome photos.
Burst is a free stock photo platform that is powered by Shopify. It’s geared towards entrepreneurs and bloggers with product and lifestyle photos.
Themes, plugins, and guides to help build your awesome website.
Our website, Doodle House, is built on GeneratePress so you guess why we love it so much. It’s simple, lightweight, and more importantly, the support is just AWESOME! Incredibly fast response time addressing issues and helping with some customizations.
A handful of incredibly useful blocks with high versatility and doesn’t bloat your editor with tons of one-dimensional blocks. With these simple blocks, you can build almost anything. You can use this plugin with your current theme.
WP Show Posts
Allows you to display posts anywhere on your website using an easy-to-use shortcode. You can pull any post types like WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads, WP Download Manager, etc and it works with any theme.
Instead of using the standard WordPress login page, you can now build a beautiful customized login page to match your brand. You can choose from one of the default templates, or make one of your own.
Developed by Rich Tabor and acquired by GoDaddy, CoBlocks is a free plugin that allows you to enhance the experience of using the WordPress block editor by offering an innovative collection of page-building blocks.