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Creativity & Publishing



Photos and Graphics

  1. fotos:,, (many languages)
  2. fotos: Getty Images,, [submit.]
  3. fotos:, (English),, (German, English), (German, English, Polish)
  4. fotos/de:,, [photographer.]ShotShop, (Deutsch)
  5. free stock photos: pexels (also videos),, collection of free photos:
  6. free vector graphics (They don´t pay for the certificate so you may have to acknowledge a browser warning)
  7. find a designer: on Dribble

Software + Docs

  1. Gimp, Gimp Tutorials for photo editing, layer modi(de, fr, es, it) - professional open source paint & foto editing, proprietary alternative: PhotoShop
  2. Inkscape: open source vector graphics program
  3. Hugin Panorama Factory: open source - stitch several photos together into one
  4. Blender: open source 3D modelling & animation
  5. Top 7 OSS+Linux Video Editing Software, proprietary Windows only alternative: Edius

Photography Tutorials & Tips

  1. Adorama, PetaPixel (news, learn photography), some free tutorials
  2. de: kleine Fotoschule, Marcus Florschütz: Photography Tips
  3. William Patino: 10 tips for landscape photography (free and in deed recommendable course at the time of link creation)

Online Tools, Html Tables

  1. online file converter,
  2. (Linux: youtube-dl), Loom - records you and your screen
  3. OCR + online photo cropping (optical character recognition / image → text)
  4. | remove and replace the background of your photos
  5. Otter AI | capture meetings, | helps you find persuasive headlines & slogans
  6. w3c: common html entities, German with char pics: html special chars
  7. check the DNS records of your domain; email: DMARC(DKIM)+SPF+smtp & blacklist test, http[s], whois, ping, soa, arin, etc.

Content Creation for the Web

  1. w3schools: HTML, CSS, Javascript, Python, SQL, CSS & more (even C#, C++)
  2. WebApi, DOM-Ev, Modernizer, CSS, HTML, Wordpress, Javascript, Apache, Nginx/Lua, XSLT & XPath, HTTP
  3. tutorialrepublic: Learn How to Make a Website: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, SQL, jQuery
  4. Javascript, JQuery, Java
  5. very short HTML introduction, Linux/Debian: install selfhtml, HTML5 Video Tutorial (de/en, +Javascript)
  6. two and three column layouts, Aslett-Clearing-Method,, (forum)
  7. W3C HTML markup validation service
  8. Google: mobile friendlieness test for web pages
  9. Microdata: semantic schema markup for HTML pages, intro
  10. Google Search Console
  11. Bing Webmaster Tools
  12. projects: check your website for fallacies concerning SEO (search engine optimization)
  13. matomo Webstat (Javascript) - avoid the Google data kraken, webstat bash (Apache logs, small sites only)
  14. free search engine, submitx search engine submission (only one at most every two weeks; otherwise that may punish your site)

Webhoster & DNS registrars + links&docs

  1. UberSpace web hosting – manual, dashboard, webmail: ssh, command line config (English, German), you can run own services like a Jabber server
  2. NetCupwiki, control panel, webmail VPS (Virtual Private Server), Webhosting, ssh, Domains (English, German)
  3. free hosting: (English)
  4. free and professional hosting: (German)
  5. dotplex webhosting – FAQ(en/de), control panel, webmail: ssh, on request with DANE (German site)
  6. VPS, Webhosting, Domains (English, German)
  7. domain registration: INWX: free open API, help, DNSSEC / webmail (English, Spanish, German), webhosting:
  8. English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Polish, Chinese
domains: Only use accredited registrars; some spam sites steal your domain name and sell it back to you at a high price

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