The best web design software in June 2024

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Staying clued up on the best web design software is a brilliant plan, whether you're a UX designer wanting to prototype, a front-end designer looking to write code or a non-designer just wanting a website up and running.

However, there are many choices depending on your aims. Total novices with zero-coding ability will prefer one of the best website builders, which are online services that make it easy to build a website using pre-built templates. You simply pick a template, add your text and images, and you'll have a fully-functioning site in no time. But if you are a front-end web designer or developer, you'll want to write in code – see our pick of the best code editors, a fast, flexible interface that makes it easy to write and edit code and help you examine it for mistakes.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects. 

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