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12 October 2022

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Tools we use during our Web Design process

Designing a website can be approached in many different ways, but there are some common tools that are used during the web design process. These tools can help to make the process more efficient and produce better results.

Some of the most common tools we use in our web design process are detailed below.


WordPress is our go to content management system (CMS) that enables users to create a website or blog from scratch, or to improve an existing website. It is available as a free software package, and its source code is released under the GPL. WordPress has become one of the most popular CMSs in use today, powering over 60 million websites worldwide.

WordPress began in 2003 as a simple blogging tool but has since evolved into a powerful CMS that can be used for much more than just blogging. Its ease of use, flexibility and wide range of features make it an ideal platform for building all kinds of websites, from simple personal blogs to complex corporate sites. WordPress is also open-source software, which means that anyone can contribute to its development and there are no licensing fees to use it.


ClickUp is the ultimate project management solution for teams of any size. It offers an array of features that make it easy to organize, prioritize, and track tasks in real-time. By streamlining project workflow with its intuitive tools, ClickUp helps teams stay on top of their objectives without getting bogged down in administrative details.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace is a cloud-based productivity suite that includes tools for email, online collaboration, and storage. The suite is designed to help businesses and organizations be more productive by providing a complete set of tools for communication and collaboration. Google Workspace includes Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, Groups, and Hangouts.

Manage WP

Manage WP is an excellent tool for managing your WordPress sites. It allows you to easily update your WordPress installation, plugins and themes. Additionally, Manage WP provides an easy way to manage multiple WordPress sites from a single interface.

Manage WP is an extremely useful tool for managing your WordPress blog. If you are looking for an easy way to update your WordPress installation, plugins and themes, then Manage WP is definitely the tool for you.

Matomo Analytics

Matomo Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic

Matomo Analytics is a powerful tool that can help businesses track their website traffic and understand their online performance. By using this data, businesses can make informed decisions about where to allocate their resources in order to maximize their return on investment.

You can read about our transition to Matomo Analytics from Google Analytics in this blog post.


FreeAgent is an online accounting software for small businesses and freelancers. With FreeAgent, you can keep track of your finances, invoices and expenses. You can also create estimates and quotes, and track your time and projects.

We’ve been using Freeagent for our business for the past year, and it has been a huge help in keeping track of our finances. We highly recommend it to any small business or freelancer.


Ahrefs is a powerful SEO tool that can help you improve your website’s search engine ranking. With Ahrefs, you can track your website’s progress, find new keywords, and get insights into your competition.

Better Uptime

Better Uptime is a service that offers uptime monitoring for your website. They monitor your site 24/7 and alert you if there are any issues. They also provide a monthly report so you can see how your site is doing.



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