6 best web design tools for coding novices

Should graphic designers know how to code? Learning coding is certainly near the top of many designers' professional development wish lists, and coding abilities will open up a raft of new opportunities, as well as making you much more versatile and employable across the board. 

But if you haven't found the time to learn coding skills yet or discovered the best code editors, fear not. There are plenty of simple web design tools on the market that can give you a decent result, even as a coding novice. You might also want to see our guides to Google's web tools and the best laptops for programming.

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Nick Carson
Content strategist and copywriter

Nick is a content strategist and copywriter. He has worked with world-class agencies including Superunion, Wolff Olins and Vault49 on brand storytelling, tone of voice and verbal strategy for global brands such as Virgin, Pepsi and TikTok. Nick launched the Brand Impact Awards in 2013 while editor of Computer Arts, and remains chair of judges. He's written for Creative Bloq on design and branding matters since the site's launch.