30 Resources to Create Your Own Web 2.0 Site

Not long ago, Mashable did a very cool roundup of 15 Online Graphics Generators – with a heavy emphasis on the Web 2.0 style. This post was inspired by that list – with no duplicates, and additional resources including pre-created images/logos, tutorials, WordPress Web 2.0 themes etc. And since it’s not exactly an original idea, I decided to double their 15.

    Web 2.0 Inspiration

  1. Web2Logo.com – hundreds (thousands?) of current web 2.0 company logos
  2. LogoTwo.com – another web 2.0 logo showcase – and you can rate them if you’re that bored
  3. Web 2.0 Graphic Generators

  4. Post-it Note Generator – create “Post-It Note” style images
  5. post-it note images

  6. LogoCreatr – lots of templates and choices to create your own Web 2.0 Logo – just don’t forget to drop the vowels
  7. web 2.0 logo creator

  8. BlogButton – by the same folks who created LogoCreator comes BlogButton
  9. web 2.0 button creator

    Web 2.0 DIY

  10. How Web 2.0 Logos are drawn (Photoshop) – tutorial
  11. Creating Web 2.0 Graphics in The Gimp
  12. Web 2.0 Design and Style Guide
  13. web 2.0 design and style guide

    Pre-created Web 2.0 Images

  14. utombox – web 2.0 icons in png and jpg
  15. web 2.0 icons

  16. feedicons – feed (rss) icons in all colors and formats
  17. feed icons

  18. photoshopit – free Web 2.0 PSD’s
  19. web 2.0 PSD files

  20. bittbox – fading corner images
  21. fading corner images

  22. euphorish – date icons in png and psd
  23. date icons

  24. dezinerfolio – 9 web badges
  25. web 2.0 badges

  26. axialis – 601 Objects (plus 500 derived symbols) – 256×256 PNG images with alpha channel & tutorials to use them
  27. 601 web 2.0 images

    Web 2.0 Color Schemes and Fonts

  28. Colr.org – fetch colors from a website, image, or pre-created schemes. Then edit till your hearts content.
  29. color editor

  30. Great Fonts for Web 2.0
  31. Web 2.0 Colour Palettes

    Web 2.0 Programming

  32. GD is an open source code library for the dynamic creation of images by programmers. GD creates PNG, JPEG and GIF images, among other formats. GD is commonly used to generate charts, graphics, thumbnails, and most anything else, on the fly. While not restricted to use on the web, the most common applications of GD involve web site development.
  33. gd logo

  34. DHTML/AJAX Tutorials
  35. WordPress Web 2.0 Themes

  36. Socute and Sodelicious – two web 2.0 WP themes
  37. RockinBlue – 2 column web 2.0 WP theme
  38. Rockin Web 2.0 – 3 column web 2.0 WP theme
  39. rockin web 2.0 wp theme

  40. BlueBorders 1.0 – 2 Column, widget ready, and features a dynamic menu which highlights depending on the page you’re on
  41. blueborders wp theme

    Goofy/Useless

  42. Certifyr – create a web 2.0 certified/compliant button
  43. AJAX

  44. Ajax file upload script
  45. ajax file upload

  46. Ajax file browser script
  47. ajax file browser

  48. Free AJAX scripts directory (and most appear to actually be free)
  49. How to get Google and AJAX to Play Nice
  50. 80 AJAX/JavaScript Solutions for Professional Coding
{ 22 comments… add one }
  • Cory Miller June 20, 2007, 4:27 pm

    Great resource list! I’m checking out a couple of resources I hadn’t seen before … and I appreciate listing two of my themes here too!

  • Neena June 20, 2007, 6:54 pm

    Thank you, thank you, thank you, for this wonderful resource! I have been searching for items like these, and to find them all in one place…. There is a wealth of info here for all bloggers.

  • Anglictina December 22, 2007, 6:55 am

    Wow, nice list

  • free icons March 23, 2008, 7:35 pm

    Great resources, Can you add my free icons site to your list
    http://www.freeiconsdownload.com
    Free Icon Download Offers Over 230 High Quality Royalty Free icons Set, Everything is free there and they are all useful.

    Thanks

  • whlooi September 28, 2008, 3:54 am

    Great list. Thanks for sharing! ^^;

  • 24Seven April 7, 2009, 4:13 pm

    Good list for starters! Will try some of these out … you narrowed it down to 30 but there are hundreds if not thousands of web 2.0 Apps

  • chacha July 28, 2009, 9:27 am

    je veu crier mon sites et je vous demande de m aidez

  • jackie August 7, 2010, 8:44 am

    So Facebook has its new Like button; pretty soon every website on earth is going to feature that button that any Facebook subscribers can press on, to share their approval of that page with their friends.

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