Web 2.0 Design Generators For Developers

Richard Wong 19 August, 2008

If you are a busy web developer that also need to work on the interface, here is a handy list of online tools to help you save time and effort creating nice graphics for your sites or apps.


  1. – Fully featured button creator allowing you to customize colour, gradation type, stripe, filter, image, and of course text.
  2. – Another Button generator with a big range of different style buttons
  3. My Cool Button – Simple and easy to use button generator

AJAX Loading image

  1. – simple generate ajax loading gif
  2. AJAX loading Gif generator – another similar service


  1. – very very cool Badges creator with a big selection
  2. Fresh Badge – Another Simpler Badge generator


  1. QuickRibbon – Online Ribbon Generator with a very well implemented interface
  2. Website Ribbon Generator – a basic ribbon creator


  1. BgPatterns – A well implemented pattern generator with a wide range of pattern.
  2. Stripe Generator 2.0 – Generate seamless striped background images

Color Schemes

  1. Kuler – A sophisticated Color Scheme generator by Adobe. You can even share and explore with others.
  2. – A very simple colour picker

Other Random Tools

  1. LogoCreator – just generat simple logo
  2. Reflection Maker – A little tool for all your reflection needs!
  3. – Create a Tab for you ( You should already know how to do this … )
  4. RoundedCornr – A rounded corner generator ( You should already know how to do this too … )
  5. 3DPackage Online – Create a 3D-box images online
  6. - Create passwords that means something to you
  7. Bullshitr – A Web 2.0 Bullshit generator is good for a laugh
  8. Web 2.0 Name Generator – well the name said it all

I hope this list is useful to you. If you know other cool tools, do leave a commment!

Comments so far

  1. Gabriel Ross August 21st, 2008 at 7:34 pm

    Try also all the generators at http://www.grsites.com (buttons, logos, menu, text boxes, backgrounds, …)

  2. Lloyd Dalton August 22nd, 2008 at 3:30 am

    http://www.colr.org is another handy color scheme generator :)

  3. Mike Borozdin August 22nd, 2008 at 11:44 pm

    Excellent! Thanks a lot!

  4. Torsten August 23rd, 2008 at 3:27 pm

    Quickribbon caused an anti-virus alert with me. Not sure if this is serious.
    And downloadsquat says:

    QuickRibbon is an online tool that allows users to plug in a few choices and get a nifty … This ribbon has a troian virus inside attention …

  5. Goatse September 8th, 2008 at 3:06 am

    Great tips for web 2.0 freaks


  6. dora September 13th, 2008 at 10:02 am

    Thanks for great list. Here another generator: http://www.reflectz.net

  7. flysa.co.za March 27th, 2009 at 11:26 am

    excellent list. bookmarked for future reference. THx,

  8. July 18th, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    hh.. luv it :)

  9. sdfskl September 19th, 2009 at 8:46 am

    best online web 2.0 generator => http://www.kingstyles.com

  10. chicago web development April 9th, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    I hope these sites are fruitful for the effort of visiting them. It would be really nice to creating all those graphics while saving time. Thanks

  11. Armando Birmingham January 27th, 2011 at 6:38 am


  12. Minneapolis Electricians January 27th, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    I’m a newb, thank you for the help.

  13. Burton September 14th, 2011 at 4:36 pm

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