Additional Resources


Below are links to sites and software that may be helpful in developing your site. If you have a suggestion for this list, let our sales team know. Note that none of these sites or programs are officially supported of endorsed by Site5. Use these resources at your own risk.


Resource Sites

  • Webmonkey: A good all-around web development resource.
  • Dev Shed: Very large web-development network.
  • Page Tutor: A helpful HTML and Javascript tutorial website.
  • The official website of PHP, which includes full documentation.
  • Cpanel Documentation: Official documentation for the Cpanel account control panel.
  • PHP Freaks: PHP help portal for beginners and experts alike.
  • EasyRGB: A site to assist with color schemes and convert color codes.
  • Perl Monks: Help with Perl programming.


Software for your Website

  • vBulletin: The industry standard forum software. Incredibly powerful and easy to use.
  • One of the largest script indexes on the Internet.
  • CGI Expo: Thousands of CGI, PHP and Javascripts.
  • CGI Resource Index: A popular CGI/PHP script index.


Software for your PC

  • EditPlus: One of the best code editors available. Syntax highlighting for HTML, PHP, Perl, C, C++ and many more. Never use Notepad for site editing again!
  • Macromedia Flash: Macromedia Flash allows you to create flash animations and content for your website.
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver: One of the most widely-used and powerful WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) website editors.'s HTML code is managed with Dreamweaver.
  • Adobe Photoshop: An advanced and extremely powerful piece of software for photo manipulation and graphics creation.
  • Jasc Paint Shop Pro: A flexible graphics program that is less expensive than Photoshop.
  • WS_FTP LE: A basic free FTP client.
  • SmartFTP: A more powerful free FTP client.
  • PuTTY: A free fully-featured SSH client.
  • Arachnophilia: A free fully-featured Java HTML editor with syntax highlighting.
  • FileZilla: A fast and reliable open-source FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.
  • SciTE: Powerful open-source editor for programming (PHP and more).