Online design tools can be used to add something extra to your images, blogs and WordPress site. There are a number of online design tools freely available, or with free versions. And the great thing is, you don’t need to be a graphic designer to use them.
From designing blog title images and Facebook graphics, to creating infographics, here are five online design tools that you can use to boost your WordPress site.
Canva is accessible and easy-to-use, even for non-designers. It provides a nice variety of templates, taking the guess-work out of choosing the right size for your image. You can design social media graphics, posters, infographics, and more.
It also comes packed with photos, illustrations, fonts and backgrounds. Or you can load and edit your own images. So once you have your template, you can add images, text, lines, illustrations and anything else you need to create the ideal image.
Canva is free to use, giving you access to plenty of templates and design options. You can also buy images for $1 each, or use one of the professional plans.
Create your own infographics, presentations and printables for free. Piktochart gives you access to hundreds of templates. Once you’ve selected your template you can add images or icons, or change fonts and colors. You can even display your information with charts, graphs and maps. And then import your data.
Piktochart offers a free account, which lets you create unlimited graphics with access to icons and images. The Pro and Pro Team versions give you added functionality and increased customisation options.
Create your own online graphics with Snappa. It comes with pre-sized templates, an easy-to-use graphic editor with drag and drop functionality and plenty of royalty-free graphics for you to choose from. You can resize your graphics and upload your own fonts and images.
The free account gives you 3 downloads a month, while the Pro and Team versions give you social sharing and unlimited downloads. So have a look at Snappa as an option for a free online design tool.
Design Wizard is an excellent graphic design software for image and video creation. There are over 1 million images in the library and tens of thousands of video templates. Standout features of the tool include a custom color palette, free font library and resize feature. There are also excellent integrations with Hubspot, Marketo, Buffer and Intercom.
Perfect for social media marketers, business owners and bloggers, Design Wizard aims to inspire with its visual content. There is a basic free plan, or you can try the Pro, Business or Enterprise plans for more features.
If you need to create a chart, mind map or other such diagram, then Google Drawings offers a quick and easy solution. You can upload images as well as adding lines, shapes and text. While it doesn’t come with templates, it does allow for collaboration and easy sharing. Plus, Google Drawings is free.
You can also use your online photo editors to edit photos and add elements such as text to the images. Sites like BeFunky and PicMonkey offer graphic design elements that help you create your perfect image.