Technical Resources

   

Most of the resources described on this page are either free or low cost.

 

Affilate programs

5 Best Affiliate Programs on Impact Radius

The Best Affiliate Programs on Impact Radius In 2024

 

AI Face Generator

Generated.Photos

ThisPersonDoesNotExist

Face Generator

 

AI Image Generator

Freepik AI image generator

Bing Image Creator

Blue Willow

Craiyon

ThisXDoesNotExist

 

Audio

From Text to Speech

Audacity Audio software P

MP3 Cut (Edit MP3 length)

Free MP3 Joiner (Merge MP3s)

Online Audio Joiner (Free Merge Audios)

Audio Converter

 

Back Links

Backlink Watch

Open Link Profiler

Backlink Blacklist

 

Banking

Sort Code Checker

List of Sort Codes

 

Blogs

How to start a blog

Learn how to create a blog

Tutorial on Using a WordPress to Create a Blog

How to create a WordPress blog from scratch

 

Broadband Speed Tests

Virgin Media Speed Test

Speed Test R

Run Speed Test R

 

Broken Links Checkers

Broken Link Check R

Dead Link Checker

Dr Link Check R

 

Browsers (Alternative)

Brave P

Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Opera

Superbird

Epic Privacy Browser

Tor Browser

 

Business

Free simple bookkeeping Excel spreadsheet

 

Button Makers

Button Generator

Imagefu

Call-to-Action Button Generator

 

Car History Check (UK)

Check Car History

Free Car Check

Free Car History Check

 

Chat GPT

Talk AI - No registration required

Chat GPT

Open AI

Midjourney

 

Christian Bible Resources

Gospelcom

Bible Gateway P

Blue Letter Bible

Online Bible

Tecartabible

Audio Bible

United Christian Broadcasters

Christian Headlines

Multimedia

 

Cloud Servers

Tonido - Private Cloud Server

 

Color Pickers

Color Picker II

Iconico Color Pic

HTML Color Picker

 

Color Tools

Colors (tools)

RGB/ Hexadecimal Converter

Hexadecimal/ Rgb Converter

 

Company / Director Search

Company Check R

Company Searches Made Simple R

Company search by postcode

BizDb

Director Stats

Companies House

Companies in the UK

 

Computer Care

Smart Defrag (Defrag program) P

Advanced System Care P

CCleaner P

 

Copyright and Copyright infringement

How copyright protects your work UK site

Can embedding, hotlinking, or inline linking constitute copyright infringement?

Answers to Questions About Copyright Law for Photographers

Cease and Desist Letters

Finding the Host

Contacting the Host

See also Stock photos

 

Currency Converter

Xe.com R

 

Desk Top Publishing

Free Desktop Publishing Software for Windows

Scribus P

 

Digital citizenship

What is digital citizenship?

 

Disposable E-Mail addresses

Mail Golem

Crypto G Mail

FakeMail Generator

Temp Mail

Disposable Mail Address

Temporary E-Mail Address

Throwaway Mail

The following services can be used for receiving e-mails and also be used for sending e-mails:

TrashMail

 

DNS Tools / Whois

What is my IP Address?

IP Address Data

DNS Tools (varied)

Reverse IP Domain Check
(find other sites on a web server)

Reverse DNS Look Up

Whois

Whois 2

Whois Lookup Tool

Who is Hosting Tool

Who is Hosting this website

 

Domains

Freenom - not registering new domains

Azote French language site offering free .fr.nf, .asso.st, .ze.cx, .infos.st, .biz.st subdomains

Free .eu.org Domain

Free DNS Afraid.org - Free subdomains and forwarding

Numeric .XYZ Domains - 99 cent domains

Namesilo (Paid) R

Just Host Me (Paid) R

 

E-Commerce

eCommercebooth

Mals-E Shopping Cart (Free) R

E-Commerce Guide to selling online (Free)

 

E-Mail

GMail/Google Mail P

Yahoo Mail

Outlook/Hotmail

GMX P

Mail Com

Mail.co.uk

Purelymail - low cost mail service

 

E-Mail (Europe)

Mail.fr (France)

Mail.de (Germany)

Mail.ch (Switzerland)

Mail.bg (Bulgaria)

Post.cz (Czech Republic)

Indamail.hu (Hungary)

Mail.ee (Estonia)

Inbox.lv (Latvia)

Inbox.lt (Lithuania)

Mail.ru (Russia)

Eclipso.eu (Europe)
.at (Austria), .bt (Belgium), .ch (Switzerland), .de (Germany), .it (Italy), .nl (Netherlands) and .eu (Europe) available

 

E-Mail (Encrypted)

Disroot (Netherlands)

Msgsafe.io (Curaçao)

Protonmail (Switzerland)

Tutanota (Germany)

Crypho (Norway)

 

E-Mail address Encryption

Email Obfuscator

Address Munger

Knechtology Stop Spam

Katatuka Anti-spam

 

E-Mail Clients

Thunderbird P

 

E-Mail Marketing Service

Mailchimp P

 

E-Mail Reminders

emailRemind

KIS Reminder R

 

E-Mail Tools

Verify E-Mail address

 

Fake News

Fullfact.org

Snopes

 

File Compression (online)

We Compress R

 

File Converters (online)

Zamzar P

Free File Convert R

Cloud Convert

Free PDF Convert (Convert to/from PDF)

 

File Generators/Sample Files

Fake File Generator

Online Random File Generator

Corrupt File Generator

File Examples

 

File Hosting / Sharing

Dropbox (2GB)

GMX Cloud (2GB)

Disroot (2GB)

OneDrive (5GB)

Eclipso Drive (5GB)

OpenDrive (5GB)

Files.Mail.ee (10GB - Free)

Files.Inbox.lt (10GB - Free)

Files.Inbox.lv (10GB - Free)

Google Drive (15GB - Free)

Mega NZ (20GB - Free)

Mail.ru Cloud (25GB) P

Playbook (100GB)

Kiwi6 (mp3 hosting)

Free Online Backup Services (Reviews Dec 2020)

See also "PDF Hosting"

 

File Transfer

Disroot

We Transfer P

Mail Big File P

PCloud Transfer

File Hosting

Go File

Filebin

 

Forums/Messageboards

Bravenet Forums

Proboards

 

FTP Clients

Classic FTP Free

Core FTP

FTP995 Free FTP Client R

WinSCP

WS-FTP LE FTP Client P

 

FTP Online

FTPWEB.NET Online FTP

TXFTP Online FTP

 

Graphics Resources

Free PNG IMG (Graphics)

 

Guestbooks

Bravenet Guestbooks

Smartgb

Ultraguest

 

Hash / GUID Generators

MD5 Generator

MD5 Generator

SHA-1 Generator

SHA256 Generator

SHA512 Generator

GUID Generator

Online UUID Generator

The Quick Guide to GUIDs

 

Hosting

Useful guide on WordPress Hosting

WordPress Hosting Guide

D9 Solutions R

Krystal Hosting R

Siteground R

Just Host Me P

Reviews

 

Houses for Sale, Sold prices, Valuations (UK)

Zoopla P

Rightmove P

The Move Market

Homipi

Get The Data

 

.htaccess

Allowing/Disallowing Directory Listings

Password protecting Directories

 

HTML Character Codes

HTML Character Codes

HTML Entities

Character Entity Reference Chart

HTML Arrows HTML Character Codes

 

HTML Tutorials

Lisa Explains

Page Tutor

HTML Basix

W3 Schools R

 

Icons

UXwing Icons

 

ID Tools (Legal purposes only)

Fake Name Generator

Fake Telephone numbers

Fictitious Telephone numbers (Ofcom)

Random UK Addresses

Random UK Address Generator

Fake Address Generator (UK and World)

Postcode Generator

 

Image Galleries

Fancy Box

High Slide

Slideshow Maker (Free)

 

Image Hosting

ImgBB

Imgur

 

Image Mapping (online)

Image Map Generator 1

Image Map Generator 2

Image Map Generator 3

 

Internet Archive

Wayback Machine - Internet Archive P

Archive.is

Geocities Archive

 

Invoices

Invoice Generator

 

Javascripts

Javascript Kit

Hypergurl

 

Keyphrase Finder

Longtail keyword finder

 

Landing Pages

Linktree

LinkVine

 

Legal Agreements

Trusted legal agreements

 

Linux (alternative o/s)

Linux Mint R

Easy Linux Tips Project R

 

Logo Makers

Online Logomaker

Logo Factory's Free Logo Maker

8 Free Online Logo Makers

 

Lorem Ipsum

Random Text Generator

Lorem Ipsum Generator

Office Ipsum Generator

Obama Ipsum Generator

Star Trek Ipsum Generator

 

Maps

Free World Country Maps

Maps of the World (free)

 

Marketing

Marketing Teacher

 

Mindmaps

Mindmaps

 

Name Generators

NameQL

Random British Names

Online Name Generators (10+)

Project Name Generator

Project Codename

Name Generators (Collection)

 

Name Lists

Top 500 British Surnames

135 Most Popular English (British) Last Names Or Surnames

Behind the Name (surnames)

Project names

Novanym - Name your Business - suitable for project /user names

Brandbucket - Business names - suitable for project /user names

Project or Usernames

1000 Largest Cities and Towns in the UK by Population

World Capital Cities with their country

 

Noises / Noise Generators

White Noise (12 hours)

Green Noise (12 hours)

Blue Noise (12 hours)

Violet Noise (12 hours)

Brown Noise (12 hours)

Red Noise (10 hours)

Pink Noise (10 hours)

Grey Noise (10 hours)

Yellow Noise (10 hours)

Orange Noise (10 hours)

Galactic Star Cruiser White Noise (10 hours)

Starship Sleeping Quarters White Noise (10 hours)

Deep Space Nine (12 hours)

USS Voyager Ambient Engine Noise (12 hours)

Airplane Cabin White Noise (10 hours)

Airplane White Noise (10 hours)

Rain Noise (10 hours)

Annoying Beep (21 seconds)

10 Hour Beeping

Free Music, Sound Effects and Images

Noise Machines

 

Online Graph Creation (Pie Charts etc)

Create a Pie Chart

 

Online Notes

Notes.io

Shrib

aNotepad

 

Online Mapping

Google Earth

Satelites.pro

Grid Reference Finder

 

Online Programs (Misc)

Count Characters

Word Count Tool

Text to HTML Entities

Convert Text to HTML Entities

Text Manipulation Tools

Text and lists (tools)

Generate Lists of Numbers

Font Identification

 

Password Generators and Managers

Free Password Generator

1Password Free Password Generator

LastPass Free Password Generator

Perfect Passwords (GRC Ultra High Security)

PIN Generator

Secure PIN Number Generator

Pincode Generator

Password Meter - How Secure is my Password? Free Online Tool

How secure is my password? R

The Real Life Risks Of Re Using The Same Passwords

The Best Password Managers

 

Password Protected Areas

PageCrypt - Password Protect HTML

PPA - Dynamic Drive

Password Protect Website or Sub-directory

Encrypting passwords

 

Password Protection (Simple scripts)

Password Protection

Keypad

Password Prompt

 

PDF Hosting

PDF Host

UFile

See also "File Hosting/Sharing"

 

PDF Software

PDF Acrobat Reader

Foxit PDF Reader

PDF Creation software

PDF Editing Online (Free)

Free PDF Convert (Convert to/from PDF)

Image to PDF software

Pdf Spilt

Pdf Join

Pdf Merge

Combine PDFs

PDF to JPG - Online Converter

 

Photo and Image Resources

Top Free Photo Editors for Windows

IMGonline.com.ua - Online Photo Manipulation

GIMP - Image manipulation program

Paint - Image and photo editing program P

Free Music, Sound Effects and Images R

Images (tools)

Lunapic Online Editor

Canva - Online Picture Editor

Fotojet - Photo design

Ezgif - Online animated GIF tools

Posters, Flyers Design (online)

Image Slicer (online)

Diagram Drawing application (online)

Online Image Resizer

Resize your Image

Image Resizer

Invert Colours online (plus other tools)

DepositPhoto - Free Background Remover R

Adobe Express - Free Background Remover R

Lunapic - Transparent Background Creator

Lunapic - Borders

Lunapic - Drop Shadow Creator P

Lunapic - Rounded Border Creator

Lunapic - Watermark Tool

Stripe Generator

Favicon Generator

My Live Signature (Signature Creator)

JPG to PDF

Image Converter

Image to PDF - Convert and combine up to 20 images P

Image to PDF converter

 

Policies, Specimen for Charities etc

Charity Safeguarding Policy

Volunteer Management

Conflict of Interest Policy

Charity Reserves Policy

Charity Risk Management

Charity Risk Policy (PDF)

Payment of Staff

 

Privacy Policies

Free Privacy Policy Generator

 

QR Code Generators

Online QR Code Generator

Create QR-code online

QR Code Generator

Scan QR, Barcode and DataMatrix code on photo online

 

Random generators

Random Data Generator

Random Word Generator (Suite of Generators)

 

Random number/code generators

Random Numbers

Free Random Codes Generator

Random Code Generator

Random Code Generator 2

Random Letter Generator

 

Ransomware

No More Ransom

 

Reverse Image Search

Tin Eye

 

Safety Online

Helping parents keep their children safe online

Social Media Addiction U.S. website

 

Scams

Scam Adviser

Scam Detector

Tin Eye (reverse image search)

Scam Baiting Tools

Scammer Payback (Videos)

Top 5 Scams and How to Protect Yourself

 

Search Engines (Privacy based)

Xayn

Search Encrypt

Start Page

Duck Duck Go

Gibiru

 

Search Engine Optimisation (Articles)

What is Off-Page Optimization and Why Your Business Needs It?

Help search engines to better understand your website with an XML sitemap

On-page optimization tips for boosting your rankings and delighting your visitors

Why You Need to Optimize Your Content for Search Intent

How to use keyword research to attract the most qualified visitors.

How quality backlinks can dramatically improve your organic rankings.

 

Search Engine Optimisation (Tools)

Check Domains (Free)

Webpage Analyser

Site Report Card

SEO Tools

 

Security

Beware Spam With HTML Attachments R

How to hide your IP address on the Web

Online Privacy Tips

How to Safeguard your Online Privacy

Safe Online Browsing

Avast (Anti-Virus) P

Zone Alarm (Firewall) R

 

Sitemap Generators

Image Sitemap Generator R

Sitemap Generator (500 pages max)

Sitemap Generator (1000 pages max)

 

Spam

India based Web Design Company Spam emails

 

Statistics

Statcounter (Free) R

 

Statistics-Population

1000 Largest Cities and Towns in the UK by Population

 

Stock Audio

Royalty Free Music

Royalty Free Sound Effects

Free Music, Sound Effects and Images

 

Stock Photos

Free Stock Photos

Pexels (Free)

Unsplash (Free) P

Pixabay (Free) P

Freeimages/SXC (Free) P

Freestocks.org (Free)

Pxhere (Free)

FreeBibleImages P

Stock vault (Free)

Pikwizard - High Quality, Free Stock Photos (Free)

Pixy (Free)

Freepik (Free)

Free Range Stock (Free)

IStock Photos (Low Cost)

RGB Stock (Free)

The 27+ Best Free Stock Photo Sites in 2023!

What does "Royalty Free" mean?

What are Royalty Free Images? Best Guide to use Royalty Free Photos!

3 Steps to Find & Use Copyright Free Images

 

Stock Videos

Free Video clips

Stock Video footage

 

Street View

Instant Streetview

 

Subdomain Finders

Pentest-tools

Site Analyser

Subdomain finder

 

Surveys and Polls

Smart Survey

Free Online Surveys

Google Forms

See also "Web Forms"

 

Test Automation Platforms

Test Project

 

Text/HTML Hosting

Private Bin

Protected Text

JustPaste.me

Traff Text Uploader

Free Text Host

Text Uploader

Shrib

See also "Web Publishing (Single Page)

 

Transmitting Large Files / Sharing

Mail Big File

Your File Link (Up to 5GB)

 

URL Shortener

Tiny URL

YBitly

 

Vectorization

Vectorization

 

Video Conferencing

Zoom Video (40mins - Free) P

 

Videos Online

Youtube

Dailymotion

 

VPN Services

VPN: The Definitive Guide

Proxy servers vs VPNS

Best VPN services for 2021

Tunnel Bear

Hide.me

Winscribe

Proton VPN

Opera VPN

Hotspot Shield

 

Web Capture

Screenshot Generator

Webcapture

Screenshot Machine R

Snapito

 

Web Forms

AidaForm P

Google Forms

See also "Surveys and Polls"

 

Webpage Creation

Helpful comparison of website builders  

Overview of Popular Website Builders  

How to create a website  

Website Builder Wizard  

Comparison of CMS  

FTP Client WS-FTP_LE

Free Broken Link Checker

HTML character codes

 

Website Builders

PageXL

Onepage

Wix

Jimdo

Weebly

About.me

Google Sites

The Best Free Website Builders

Wordpress.com

Wordpress.org

WordPress.com Vs. WordPress.org (2024 Comparison)

 

 

Website Hosting

Wix

Weebly

Helio Host

FreeHostingEU

Infinity Free

D9 Solutions (Paid) R

Krystal Hosting (Paid) R

Siteground (Paid) R

Just Host Me (Paid) P

 

Webpage Design

Beautiful WordPress Themes

How to Make a Website  

Wordpress Hacks  

Guide to Creating a Website with WordPress

DesignBombs

Build Your Website  

How to make a Website  

Fixed vs. Fluid vs. Elastic Layout: What’s The Right One For You?

Websitebuilder Articles

 

Web Publishing (Single Page)

Carrd.co

PageXL

About.me

Looseleaves

See also "Text/HTML Hosting"

 

Web Proxy Servers (Free)

Hidester (2 servers)

Hide.me (3 servers)

ProxySite.com (22 EU & US)

KPROXY (10 servers)

VPNBook (US, UK, France, Canada

Whoer (France, 2 Netherlands, 3 Russia, Sweden, UK)

HidemyAss (2 USA, Germany, Netherlands, UK, Czech Republic)

 

Website Designers

Salt and Light Solutions

 

Website Monitoring

Montastic

Status Cake R

 

Website Speed Tests

Pingdom Tools

GTMetrix Website Speed & Performance

 

Website Validation

W3.org Markup Validation Service

Website Validator

Secure Website validation

 

Wordpress Themes (Free)

Top 40+ Best Free WordPress Themes 2018  

20+ Free High Quality WordPress Themes (2017)

 

Word Processing / Office Suite

Libre Office R

Open Office

Free Office

Zen Pen (Online wp)

 

World Time

World Time R

 

Zip Programs

7zip (Zip Program)

Best Free Winzip alternatives

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