This month, we’ve got our eyes set on some fresh icons, hosting services, color resources, webmaster tools, CSS frameworks, and some great new fonts, among others.

Many of the tools and resources in this list are free or very low-cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of web designers and developers out there.

Enjoy!

Speaking.io

Speaking.io

Speaking.io has an amazing set of practical tips and advice for those who worry about public speaking, whether it’s a conference, a company meeting, or anywhere else.

 

Start Bootstrap

Start Bootstrap

This website has an amazing collection of themes and templates for Bootstrap from Iron Summit Media Strategies. There are templates for single-page websites, admin dashboards, landing pages, and many more.

 

Feedthebot

Feedthebot

Feedthebot offers a comprehensive guide to complying with Google’s webmaster guidelines. There’s a brief rundown of each topic on the homepage, linked to more in-depth coverage of each.

 

Min

Min

This tiny CSS framework is incredibly light, weighing less than a single kilobyte. It includes all the basics you’ll need for things like buttons and typography, and has support all the way back to Internet Explorer 5.

 

CSS Front-end Frameworks

CSS Front-end Frameworks

This comparison of CSS Front-end Frameworks will show you compatibilities of the various major CSS frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation, Kube, Less, and more.

 

CSS Colours

CSS Colours

If you want to call your colors by name instead of hex code, this one’s for you! CSS Colours is an incredibly thorough guide to CSS color names, including a lot of obscure ones like ‘lavenderblush’, ‘tomato’, and ‘oldlace’. You can even view specific color families.

 

Nasty Icons

Nasty Icons

Do you need something to spice up your designs? Nasty Icons might be the one for you! It’s a set of 45 free icons with a decidedly adult theme, featuring plenty of violence and some rather racy content. While these icons are just line drawings, they may not be safe for work.

Uinames.com

 

Need names for your next project mockup? This website offers a simple way to generate fake names for your projects. Simply choose whether you want male or female names and press the spacebar.

 

UI Faces

UI Faces

UI Faces is a simple way to grab avatar images for your mockups. Just set the avatar size, spacing between avatars, border width, background color, and container width, and you’ll get a block of avatar images to use. You can even get avatars that are authorized for public use.

 

900dpi

900dpi

This hosting service lets you create a simple Content Management System (CMS) using only CSS that’s managed from right inside your Dropbox folder. They offer designers a free portfolio site, and paid sites for your clients are just $20 per month!