BIG THANKS to All Our Sponsors, Sep. 09

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September 26, 2009

Today we'd like to thank all our advertisers for their continued support of WDD.

It's both thanks to them and to our audience that WDD continues to thrive month after month.

We realize that many of you may not click on adverts as you may feel that they may not be relevant to you, or your business.

Why not try something new today and check out some of these awesome companies?

You might just learn about a useful service or product while at the same time helping to support WDD. Thank you!

Wix is the simpler, faster, better way to create stunning Flash web content.

Wix offers you a simple powerful online platform to make Flash websites, MySpace layouts and more.

No downloads or programming needed.

Wix is for everyone, whether you're planning a website for your business, family or even your pet.

Choose from dozens of free Flash website templates. Or start from scratch.

All Wix free website templates are fully editable and easy to update. You can change everything while maintaining a high quality look. provides fast, high quality conversion of graphic Web design into Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and its extensions, as well as skins / themes / templates for various engines.

We accept source files in all common formats, including PSD, PNG, AI, and even HTML (existing markup).

Founded in early 2005 was the first service of its kind.

We have over 10,000 clients to date.

ThemeLayout™ offers award winning design themes for web developers and webmasters.

Access our large collection of professionally designed Joomla themes, WordPress themes and oScommerce templates for just one subscription price.

Having a great looking blog or CMS-based site has never been easier with ThemeLayout!

In addition to Joomla templates, WordPress themes and oScommerce templates, we also ensure all themes are CSS, W3C validated and adhere to strict XHTML standards.

ProtoShare is a web-based collaborative prototyping tool that helps teams quickly build, discuss, and refine clickable website wireframes and creative design work.

It reduces feature creep, misunderstandings, and rework with the experience of a real website in the prototyping phase.

Actively involve team members, management, clients, and marketing in the discussion at an early stage of the interactive development process.

Web developers around the world, Fortune 500 companies, and leading interactive agencies use ProtoShare’s collaborative prototyping to deliver a better website experience in less time. No software required.

Right inside Photoshop, create stunning CSS-rich, standards compliant websites using your own designs, and without writing a single line of code.

SiteGrinder2 does it all in just minutes, and even lets you build automated photo galleries, Flash slideshows, CSS-driven menus, and so much more, into your website.

Best of all, your gorgeous designs remain looking just as you created them... gorgeous.

SiteGrinder2 turns Adobe Photoshop into an easy-to-use and powerful website design and production tool. It’s true!

Surreal CMS is a great solution for your small to mid-sized clients who want to be in control of their own content.

As a Web Designer, there’s even a potential for you to make money off of our service by offering it to your own clients.

It all begins with a free account. Manage up to three websites and see if Surreal CMS is right for you.

When you’re ready to upgrade to a Designer Account, it’s only $25 USD / month for unlimited websites.

With an upgraded account, you can even brand the CMS as your own content management solution.

Your business isn’t like anyone elses, so why should your cards be?

With MOO, every card can be different, allowing you to show your product range, your portfolio or your full list of services.

You can use your own images, browse the range of MOO designs, or try ‘textomatic’ and add your url, your company name or even a short mission statement.

MOO is a printing company. We print beautiful products, using images you've uploaded directly, or designs from our designer galleries.

1-2-All email marketing software is the leading web based email marketing software for creating, managing, and extending your email marketing & auto responder campaigns.

With no monthly fees and need for technical expertise, 1-2-All is a great solution for a beginner or advanced email marketing user.

Take full advantage of all the email marketing possibilites include email split testing, graphical reports, list segmenting, subscriber actions, detailed subscriber tracking and much more!

RapidXHTML: We provide hand-coded conversion of your designs into high quality, W3C valid XHTML/CSS in 8 business hours.

We guarantee that the code we provide will match the design perfectly.

We focus on Load Speed Optimization, SEO Semantics and Accessibility.

We make sure that the code we produce will correspond to all the modern standards of XHTML/CSS coding and compatible with all major web browsers.

5pm™ is an intuitive web based project management tool

Looking for a better way to stay organized?

5pm can be your central location for project and task management, team collaboration, time tracking, reporting and more...

Start today and get more done by 5pm! You can start with a 14-day free trial.

It's fully functional and includes all the features that are present in the paid plans. offers professional quality WordPres themes with cutting edge features, customization and management options.

Video themes, business, news, photography and more.

Not sure which theme to choose? The Unlimited Theme Pack gives you access to all themes on, past, present and future.

For only $275, this is the best value for anyone looking to develop and deploy multiple sites using WordPress.

How does a person make a presentation that will grab attention and be remembered?

One point is highlighted everywhere – use as many appropriate illustrations as possible, but don’t overload your presentation with them.

For those who need help preparing attractive and winning presentations, Jumsoft has prepared a great solution, the Keynote Quartet FX '09.

It offers you the most attractive and popular presentation-making tools that will help you capture your audience.

Save time, get paid faster and look more professional by streamlining your invoicing with FreshBooks.

Streamline your business through recurring invoices. Set up auto-billing to automatically charge your client's credit card.

Look like a pro and impress your clients by giving your clients online access to their invoices and account history.

According to our 2007 User Survey our users get paid on average 14 days faster after starting to use FreshBooks.

How do we do this? By allowing clients to view and pay invoices online without any hassle.

Use KickApps to power audience growth & engagement on your website.

Build your own community with social networking and photo & video sharing; create your own widgets, custom video players and much more.

As a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, we host, manage and deliver all community applications and media.

There's never any software for you or your members to download.

You never have to worry about upgrades, application development or managing servers and databases.

We like to keep it simple at AN Hosting, and don't believe in hidden costs or gotchas.

We only offer one web hosting account but when it's as inclusive as ours, why offer more?

With plenty of disk space, huge data transfer and the ability to host 20 sites on one account.

You simply can't go wrong with Mega Plan web hosting.

AN Hosting is proud to be recommended by numerous open source projects including WordPress and Drupal, b2evolution and others.

The Top 25 Hosts are chosen on a monthly basis.

Our review panel sorts through numerous applications from hosting companies and puts each host we consider for an award through rigorous production testing.

This, combined with the user feedback of the hundreds of thousands of webmasters that visit on a regular basis, serve as the basis for granting an award.

From E-Commerce Web hosting to Dedicated Web hosting, our showcases give Web hosting providers the opportunity to present their latest products and packages.

WDD Staff

WDD staff are proud to be able to bring you this daily blog about web design and development. If there's something you think we should be talking about let us know @DesignerDepot.

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